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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CRM. The highest price target was 114, which equates to a potential upside of 25.95 percent. The minimum price target given was 68, which equates to a potential downside of -24.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -7.48 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.1 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CRM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 101.92 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CRM has a PEG ratio of 4.44.

In the last 52-weeks, CRM has achieved a high of 92.13 and a low of 66.43. Today's price is 36.25 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.76 percent. CRM has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.