Should You Hold salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)

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salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) closed its last session at $109.02. The stock traded within a range of $106.73 and $109.22. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 76.57 Million. Trading volume for salesforce.com, inc. was 7.41 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) has an average volume of 4.59 Million.

Company Profile

Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand business services. The company’s Salesforce suite of on-demand CRM applications allows customers to manage and share all of their sales, support, marketing and partner information on-demand. The Salesforce Platform, the world’s first on- demand platform, enables customers, developers and partners to build powerful new on-demand applications that extend beyond CRM to deliver the benefits of multi-tenancy and The Business Web across the enterprise. The Salesforce Platform allows applications to be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com’s AppExchange directory. Customers can also take advantage of Successforce, salesforce.com’s world-class training, support, consulting and best practices offerings.

Analyst Views

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) received a Buy rating from 11 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) touched its 1-Year High price of $114.52 on 01/31/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 80.25 on 02/17/17.

EPS & Financials

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.39/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.37/Share by a difference of $0.02. This showed a surprise of 5.4% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 38 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.33/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.37/share and a low EPS of $0.32/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.81 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.83 Billion and 2.81 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.79 Million. According to today’s trading volume salesforce.com, inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.3 Percent and Institutional ownership of 88 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0%, Return on Equity currently is 0.1% and the Return on Investment value is 2.1%.

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) gross margin percentage stands at 73.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 1.3 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 0.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.6% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.67 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 12.4 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 6.64 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 1.3%. The return on invested capital is at 2.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 38.35.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 12.4%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 6.64% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.