What’s Next for Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) After Touching All-Time High?

January 18, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold Salesforce.com, inc. shares while 234 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes. 609.74 million shares or 0.30% less from 611.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
14,850 are held by Wellington Shields Mgmt Ltd. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.19% or 42,600 shares. Advantus Mngmt Inc holds 69,318 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Fulton Bank Na holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) for 15,209 shares. Stratos Wealth Limited holds 0.02% or 4,662 shares in its portfolio. Waddell Reed Fincl stated it has 0.56% of its portfolio in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Private Wealth Prns Llc holds 0.14% in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) or 7,316 shares. Dubuque National Bank Trust has invested 0.05% in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Hoertkorn Richard Charles holds 0.03% or 500 shares in its portfolio. Cahill Advsr stated it has 2,500 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Apriem holds 0.05% in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) or 2,225 shares. The California-based Karp Cap Management has invested 0.44% in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Tci Wealth Advsr reported 895 shares. Aperio Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 324,892 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Murphy Capital Management has 12,820 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 81 insider sales for $67.23 million activity. Conway Craig had sold 1,548 shares worth $161,971. Shares for $962,097 were sold by BLOCK KEITH on Tuesday, October 10. Martinez Maria also sold $22,912 worth of Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) on Tuesday, August 22. Allanson Joe sold $35,391 worth of stock. Another trade for 1,850 shares valued at $201,650 was sold by Harris Parker. Dayon Alexandre sold $61,068 worth of stock or 653 shares.

The stock of Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) reached all time high today, Jan, 18 and still has $118.48 target or 6.00 % above today’s $111.77 share price. This indicates more upside for the $80.73 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $118.48 PT is reached, the company will be worth $4.84B more.
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The stock increased 1.57% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $111.77. About 3.84M shares traded. Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) has risen 7.78% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.11 earnings per share, up 450.00 % or $0.09 from last year’s $0.02 per share. CRM’s profit will be $79.45 million for 254.02 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual earnings per share reported by Salesforce.com, inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.67 % negative EPS growth.

Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Ratings Coverage

Among 51 analysts covering Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), 44 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Salesforce.com had 196 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, November 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 21 by Piper Jaffray. Northland Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105.0 target in Friday, October 27 report. Northland Capital maintained Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. Roth Capital maintained the shares of CRM in report on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) rating on Thursday, November 19. UBS has “Buy” rating and $96.0 target. The rating was initiated by Rosenblatt with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 18. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold”. The stock of Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, September 1.

More news for Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Salesforce: Taking Over The Global CRM Market” on December 21, 2017. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why salesforce.com Stock Skyrocketed Nearly 50% in 2017” and published on January 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

Salesforce.com, inc. develops enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management. The company has market cap of $80.73 billion. The firm offers Sales Cloud to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices, as well as solutions for partner relationship management. It has a 9314.17 P/E ratio. It also provides Service Cloud, which enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with clients on various devices; and Marketing Cloud to plan, personalize, and optimize one-to-one customer interactions.

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