Analyst Ratings for Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE:CRM) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, CRM was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 38 analysts, 2 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

CRM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 114, implying potential capital gains of 25.95 percent. The minimum price target given was 68, which equates to a potential downside of -24.87 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -7.48 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.1 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CRM to grow at a rate of 101.92 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CRM has a PEG ratio of 4.44.

CRM has traded between a high of 92.13 and a low of 66.43 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.25 percent, and 1.76 percent below the high. CRM has a P/E ratio of 452.55. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CRM value stock report compares CRM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $64.78 billion. CRM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.