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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CRM. The most optimistic price target was 114, implying potential capital gains of 25.95 percent. The lowest price target was 68, implying a possible loss of -24.87 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -7.48 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.1 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CRM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 101.92 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CRM is 4.44.

CRM has traded between a high of 92.13 and a low of 66.43 over the past year. Today's price is 36.25 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.76 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of CRM is $64.78 billion. CRM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.