Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM): From Top to Bottom

Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Application Software. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $102.23, down from yesterday’s close by -0.54%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) currently trades with a market capitalization of $74.25 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 24.95 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $1.85 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.33 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 5.37% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.



Technical Analysis

We’ve taken a serious look at this stock from a fundamental perspective, but the tale of the tape may offer more hints about what lies under the surface. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Salesforce.com, inc. recorded a 52-week high of $109.19. It is now trading 6.96% off that level. The stock is trading $103.44 its 50-day moving average by 1.21%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $68.23.

In recent action, Salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) has made a move of -2.00% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 19.03, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.39% with $684.90 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CRM.

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