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How to buy salesforce-com stock | $230.84
Learn how to easily invest in salesforce-com stock.
Salesforce is a software—application business based in the US. Salesforce shares are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Salesforce employs 54,255 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD $19.4 billion.
On December 2, 2020, Salesforce announced plans to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion.
How to buy shares in salesforce-com
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CRM – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- CRM shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is CRM stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short CRM shares?
- Is CRM suitable for ethical investing?
- Are CRM shares over-valued?
- salesforce-com's financials
- How volatile are CRM shares?
- Does salesforce-com pay a dividend?
- Have CRM shares ever split?
- Other common questions
salesforce-com stock price (NYSE: CRM)Use our graph to track the performance of CRM stocks over time.
salesforce-com shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$230.84|
|52-week range||$191.72 - $284.50|
|50-day moving average||$243.77|
|200-day moving average||$229.28|
|Wall St. target price||$278.66|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$4.74|
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Is it a good time to buy salesforce-com stock?
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salesforce-com price performance over time
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|1 month (2021-07-01)||-5.77%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||0.23%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is salesforce-com under- or over-valued?
Valuing salesforce-com stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of salesforce-com's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
salesforce-com's P/E ratio
salesforce-com's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, salesforce-com shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
salesforce-com's PEG ratio
salesforce-com's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.7417. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into salesforce-com's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
salesforce-com's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a salesforce-com's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$22.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.25%|
|Gross profit TTM||$15.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||1%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.52%|
|Market capitalisation||$237.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting salesforce-com shares
There are currently 20.3 million salesforce-com shares held short by investors – that's known as salesforce-com's "short interest". This figure is 10.6% down from 22.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting salesforce-com shares can be evaluated.
salesforce-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
salesforce-com's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of salesforce-com shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of salesforce-com shares traded daily (recently around 5.7 million). salesforce-com's SIR currently stands at 3.56. In other words for every 100,000 salesforce-com shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3560 shares are currently held short.
However salesforce-com's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of salesforce-com shares, or, against the total number of tradable salesforce-com shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case salesforce-com's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 salesforce-com shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0227% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable salesforce-com shares, roughly 23 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against salesforce-com.
Find out more about how you can short salesforce-com stock.
salesforce-com's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like salesforce-com.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
salesforce-com's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 13.24
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and salesforce-com's overall score of 13.24 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like salesforce-com is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
salesforce-com's environmental score
Environmental score: 0.97/100
salesforce-com's environmental score of 0.97 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that salesforce-com is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
salesforce-com's social score
Social score: 5.99/100
salesforce-com's social score of 5.99 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that salesforce-com is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
salesforce-com's governance score
Governance score: 4.28/100
salesforce-com's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that salesforce-com is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
salesforce-com's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. salesforce-com scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that salesforce-com has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||13.24|
|Total ESG percentile||5.72|
|Environmental score percentile||4|
|Social score percentile||4|
|Governance score percentile||4|
|Level of controversy||2|
salesforce-com share dividends
We're not expecting salesforce-com to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have salesforce-com's shares ever split?
salesforce-com's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 17 April 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your salesforce-com shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for salesforce-com shares which in turn could have impacted salesforce-com's share price.
salesforce-com share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, salesforce-com's shares have ranged in value from as little as $191.72 up to $284.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while salesforce-com's is 1.0854. This would suggest that salesforce-com's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of salesforce-com is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.628% of salesforce-com shares are held by insiders and 79.316% by institutions. How many people work for salesforce-com?
Latest data suggests 59,895 work at salesforce-com. When does the fiscal year end for salesforce-com?
salesforce-com's fiscal year ends in January. Where is salesforce-com based?
salesforce-com's address is: Salesforce Tower, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94105 What is salesforce-com's ISIN number?
salesforce-com's international securities identification number is: US79466L3024 What is salesforce-com's CUSIP number?
salesforce-com's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 79466L302
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