salesforce.com inc. [NYSE: CRM] loss -1.72% or -3.98 points to close at $228.02 with a heavy trading volume of 4606962 shares. The company report on April 5, 2021 that Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff to Participate in World Economic Forum’s Global Technology Governance Summit 2021.
Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, announced that Chair and CEO Marc Benioff, and event co-chair, will participate in the World Economic Forum’s Global Technology Governance Summit taking place virtually from April 5-7, 2021. At the event, Benioff will participate in the following sessions:.
Monday, April 5: Benioff will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Technology Governance Outlook.” The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 4:15pm PST. A live webcast of the event will be available at: https://www.weforum.org/events/global-technology-governance-summit-2021/sessions/opening-plenary-7cb8bdaad8.
It opened the trading session at $232.85, the shares rose to $233.14 and dropped to $227.66, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for CRM points out that the company has recorded -14.62% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -54.07% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 7.14M shares, CRM reached to a volume of 4606962 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about salesforce.com inc. [CRM]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CRM shares is $274.53 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CRM stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for salesforce.com inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 05, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Credit Suisse raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on March 16, 2021, representing the official price target for salesforce.com inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $225, while Loop Capital analysts kept a Hold rating on CRM stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for salesforce.com inc. is set at 5.06, with the Price to Sales ratio for CRM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 9.59. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.04, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 13.39. Price to Free Cash Flow for CRM in the course of the last twelve months was 49.82 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
Trading performance analysis for CRM stock
salesforce.com inc. [CRM] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.27. With this latest performance, CRM shares gained by 7.15% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.62% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 44.58% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CRM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 59.33, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 62.85, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.06 for salesforce.com inc. [CRM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 223.62, while it was recorded at 228.90 for the last single week of trading, and 227.75 for the last 200 days.
salesforce.com inc. [CRM]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and salesforce.com inc. [CRM] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.14 and a Gross Margin at +67.27. salesforce.com inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.16.
Return on Total Capital for CRM is now 1.03, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 9.42. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.71. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, salesforce.com inc. [CRM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 15.45. Additionally, CRM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 13.38, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 9.67. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 13.52, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 11.71.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, salesforce.com inc. [CRM] managed to generate an average of $71,936 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.86 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.35.salesforce.com inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
salesforce.com inc. [CRM]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, salesforce.com inc. posted 0.7/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.69/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1.40%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CRM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for salesforce.com inc. go to 12.92%.
An analysis of insider ownership at salesforce.com inc. [CRM]
There are presently around $167,060 million, or 81.60% of CRM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CRM stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 76,728,273, which is approximately -6.84% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 70,607,149 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $16.1 billion in CRM stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $14.92 billion in CRM stock with ownership of nearly 1.897% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in salesforce.com inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 1,248 institutional holders increased their position in salesforce.com inc. [NYSE:CRM] by around 41,613,100 shares. Additionally, 653 investors decreased positions by around 52,738,968 shares, while 183 investors held positions by with 638,303,480 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 732,655,548 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CRM stock had 281 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,581,554 shares, while 134 institutional investors sold positions of 4,147,405 shares during the same period.