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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: salesforce.com, inc., CRM

salesforce.com, inc., CRM is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Application Software in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, salesforce.com, inc., CRM  has a market cap of 50810.33. Since its IPO date on the 6/23/2004, salesforce.com, inc., CRM performance year to date is -6.98%. Today salesforce.com, inc., CRM has gained -0.12%, with a current price of 72.85.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 1.50%, with return on investment at 0.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, salesforce.com, inc., CRM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.37. While Total debt/equity is 0.37. With a profit margin of 2.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 74.10%, and operating margin of 1.30%. salesforce.com, inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year salesforce.com, inc., CRM has seen a EPS growth of 83.00%. A performance for the year of -8.48%. The 52-week high is -13.77%, and the 52-week low is 38.49%. The average volume for salesforce.com, inc., CRM is 757667.

With a target price of 94.4, can salesforce.com, inc., CRM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of salesforce.com, inc., CRM. salesforce.com, inc. has a P/E of 248.06 and a forward P/E of 56.71. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 8.29. salesforce.com, inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.43 and 7.4 respectively. For P/cash, salesforce.com, inc. has a value of 42.31, while it is 33.27 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 72.85, salesforce.com, inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 3.50%.

Looking more long-term salesforce.com, inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 29.94%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 31.49% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 83.00% for this year and for the last five years a -21.10% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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