(Corrects estimates number in third paragraph to $19.85 billion from $19.29 billion)
July 18 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday reported second-quarter revenue that beat analysts’ expectations as it benefited from growth in higher-margin businesses including cybersecurity and cloud computing.
Net income rose to $2.4 billion, or $2.61 per share, in the quarter ended June 30 from $2.33 billion, or $2.48 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose nearly 4 percent to $20 billion, beating analysts’ average estimate of $19.85 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)