International Business Machines 8-K 2017
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report: April 18, 2017
(Date of earliest event reported)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The registrants press release dated April 18, 2017, regarding its financial results for the period ended March 31, 2017, including consolidated financial statements for the period ended March 31, 2017, is Exhibit 99.1 of this Form 8-K.
In an effort to provide investors with additional information regarding the companys results as determined by generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), the company has disclosed in the attached press release certain non-GAAP information which management believes provides useful information to investors. Reconciliations of these non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable financial measures calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP are included in the press release, which is Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. The rationale for managements use of non-GAAP measures is included in Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 2.02, including the corresponding Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, is hereby filed.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The slides for IBMs Chief Financial Officer Martin Schroeters first-quarter 2017 earnings presentation on April 18, 2017 are Exhibit 99.3 to this Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 7.01, including the corresponding Exhibit 99.3, is being furnished with the Commission and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are being filed as part of this report:
The following exhibit is being furnished as part of this report:
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