salesforce.com (CRM) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.14
News articles about salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. salesforce.com earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the CRM provider an impact score of 46.0098880063977 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) – PEG Secrets – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- A Compelling Reason To Invest In Salesforce.com – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Salesforce.com, Inc. Stock Is Firing on All Cylinders (investorplace.com)
- Salesforce targets Indian SMBs with Essentials, a suite of intelligent apps (yourstory.com)
- salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) Director John Victor Roos Sells 143 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
salesforce.com (CRM) traded down $1.25 during trading on Friday, reaching $125.97. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,662,882 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,354,067. The company has a current ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The firm has a market capitalization of $91,891.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 741.04, a P/E/G ratio of 5.85 and a beta of 1.25. salesforce.com has a one year low of $80.50 and a one year high of $128.87.
Several research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded salesforce.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Vetr raised salesforce.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $130.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, March 8th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on salesforce.com from $134.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Argus lifted their price target on salesforce.com to $141.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Finally, TheStreet raised salesforce.com from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and forty-four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. salesforce.com has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $123.51.
In other salesforce.com news, insider Amy E. Weaver sold 11,107 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.29, for a total value of $1,147,242.03. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Susan Wojcicki acquired 6,000 shares of salesforce.com stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $127.82 per share, for a total transaction of $766,920.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 52,393 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,696,873.26. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 268,902 shares of company stock worth $30,228,605. Insiders own 6.20% of the company’s stock.
Salesforce.com, Inc is a provider of enterprise software, delivered through the cloud, with a focus on customer relationship management (CRM). The Company focuses on cloud, mobile, social, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence technologies. The Company’s service offerings are configured and integrated with other platforms and enterprise applications.
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