Sometimes boring can be beautiful, which has held especially true for tech blue chip IBM (NYSE:IBM). By sticking to its knitting and making gradual improvements consistently over time, this established name has managed to nearly double the performance of the broad markets over the last decade. However, the stock has seen its fair share of volatility in the last several months on the heels of a weaker-than-expected Q1 earnings performance. In the video below, Fool contributor Andrew Tonner takes a closer look at IBM. Is it a buy today? 

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