salesforce.com, inc. develops enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management worldwide.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has salesforce.com's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CRM's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CRM underperformed the US Software industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CRM exceeded the US Market which returned 6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is salesforce.com's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is salesforce.com undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CRM ($200.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($153.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CRM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CRM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Software industry average.
PE vs Market: CRM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CRM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CRM is good value based on its PB Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Software industry average (6.4x).
How is salesforce.com forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 36 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CRM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CRM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CRM's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CRM's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CRM's revenue (15.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CRM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.8%).
How has salesforce.com performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CRM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CRM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CRM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 42.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CRM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CRM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CRM has a negative Return on Equity (-0.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is salesforce.com's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CRM's short term assets ($14.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: CRM's short term assets ($14.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CRM's debt to equity ratio (7.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CRM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.4% to 7.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CRM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (157.8%).
Interest Coverage: CRM is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is salesforce.com current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CRM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CRM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CRM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CRM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Benioff (55yo)
Mr. Marc R. Benioff Co-Founded Salesforce.com, Inc. in February 1999 and has been its Chief Executive Officer February 2020 and was its Co-Chief Executive Officer since August 7, 2018 until February 2020 a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD25.97M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|President & CFO||2.92yrs||US$12.03m||0.0017% $3.0m|
|President & COO||2.67yrs||US$11.94m||0.14% $256.9m|
|President & Chief Engineering Officer||0.58yr||US$11.81m||0.0046% $8.4m|
|Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer||0.42yr||US$26.49m||0.0067% $12.1m|
|Chief Executive Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|President & Chief Strategy Officer||4.42yrs||US$1.80m||0.0083% $14.9m|
|President||0.50yr||no data||0.0033% $6.0m|
|President & Chief People Officer||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CRM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chairperson & CEO of Salesforce India||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||13.08yrs||US$621.92k||0.011% $20.2m|
|Independent Director||14.75yrs||US$591.92k||0.0012% $2.1m|
|Independent Director||13.83yrs||US$591.92k||0.0048% $8.6m|
|Independent Director||16.58yrs||US$571.92k||0.0089% $16.1m|
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$571.92k||0.0067% $12.1m|
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$596.92k||0.00086% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||6.83yrs||US$611.92k||0.0037% $6.7m|
Experienced Board: CRM's board of directors are considered experienced (10 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CRM insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 16%.
salesforce.com, inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: salesforce.com, inc.
- Ticker: CRM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Application Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$180.452b
- Shares outstanding: 901.00m
- Website: https://www.salesforce.com
Number of Employees
- salesforce.com, inc.
- Salesforce Tower
- 3rd Floor
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CRM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2004|
|FOO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2004|
|FOO||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2004|
|CRM||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jun 2004|
|0QYJ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 2004|
|CRM *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 2004|
|CRM||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jun 2004|
|FOO||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jun 2004|
|SSFO34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1/2 COM USD0.001||BR||BRL||Apr 2016|
|CRM||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 6 REP 1 COM USD0.001||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
salesforce.com, inc. develops enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management worldwide. The company offers Sales Cloud to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, and gain insights through analytics and relationship intelligence, as well as deliver quotes, contracts, and invoices. It also provides Service Cloud, which enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as a field service solution that enables companies to connect agents, dispatchers, and mobile employees through a centralized platform, which helps to schedule and dispatch work, and track and manage jobs in real-time. In addition, the company offers Marketing Cloud to plan, personalize, and optimize one-to-one customer marketing interactions; and Commerce Cloud, which enables companies to enhance engagement, conversion, revenue, and loyalty from their customers. Further, it provides Customer 360 Platform that offers no-code to pro-code Platform-as-a-Service tools for building, securing, integrating, and managing the business apps; MuleSoft Anypoint Platform enables customers to connect any system, application, data, or device; Quip collaboration platform, which combines documents, spreadsheets, apps, and chat with live CRM data; and Tableau and Einstein Analytics, provides analytical technology to customers. Additionally, the company offers various solutions for financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, consumer goods, government, and philanthropy. The company also provides professional services and education services, including instructor-led and online courses; and support and adoption programs. It provides its services through direct sales; and consulting firms, systems integrators, and other partners. Salesforce and Siemens has a strategic partnership. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/08 23:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/08 00:00|
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