Salesforce Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CRM Stock  USD 260.00  8.10  3.22%   
Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your highly speculative risk level, our recommendation regarding Salesforce is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Salesforce buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CRM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Salesforce's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. Key drivers impacting Osisko Gold Ro's buy or sell advice are summarized below:
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A buy or sell recommendation provided by Macroaxis is an automated directive regarding whether to purchase or sell Salesforce given historical horizon and risk tolerance towards Salesforce. When Macroaxis issues a 'buy' or 'sell' recommendation for Salesforce, the advice is generated through an automated system that utilizes algorithms and statistical models.
Check out Salesforce Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool.
To learn how to invest in Salesforce Stock, please use our How to Invest in Salesforce guide.
In addition, we conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Salesforce and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on investors' investing horizon and their risk tolerance towards Salesforce. Also, note that the market value of any company could be tightly coupled with the direction of predictive economic indicators such as signals in producer price index.

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The Salesforce recommendation should be used to complement the buy-or-sell advice compiled from the current analysts' consensus on Salesforce. Macroaxis does not own or have any residual interests in Salesforce or other equities on which the buy-or-sell advice is provided. Please provide your input below to execute Salesforce's advice using the current market data and latest reported fundamentals.

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For the selected time horizon Salesforce has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.1385, Jensen Alpha of 0.2799, Total Risk Alpha of 0.2687, Sortino Ratio of 0.2163 and Treynor Ratio of 0.2363
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Salesforce to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Salesforce. Our trade recommendation engine determines the firm's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Salesforce is not overpriced, please validate all Salesforce fundamentals, including its debt to equity, market capitalization, and the relationship between the ebitda and earnings per share . Given that Salesforce has a price to earning of 291.69 X, we advise you to double-check Salesforce market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Salesforce Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Salesforce is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
Salesforce has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 81.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Salesforce Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Salesforce's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Salesforce's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Salesforce stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Salesforce price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Salesforce returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Salesforce.
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Salesforce historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Salesforce Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Salesforce is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Salesforce backward and forwards among themselves. Salesforce's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Salesforce's securities or originates loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Last TransactionTypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group Inc2023-09-30Common Shares82.4 M16.7 B
State Street Corp2023-09-30Common Shares44.2 MB
Wellington Management Group Llp2023-09-30Common Shares12.3 M2.5 B
Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc2023-09-30Common Shares7.7 M1.6 B
Ubs Group Ag2023-09-30Common Shares3.6 M722.7 M
Valueact Holdings Lp2023-09-30Common Shares3.5 M707 M
Wells Fargo Company2023-09-30Common Shares3.3 M678.7 M
Swiss National Bank2023-09-30Common Shares3.1 M635.3 M
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc2023-09-30Common Shares2.9 M581.8 M
T Rowe Price Investment Management Inc2023-09-30Common Shares2.8 M559.4 M
Voya Investment Management Llc2023-09-30Common Shares2.7 M543.5 M
Note, although Salesforce's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Salesforce Cash Flow Accounts

201820192020202120222023 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(595M)(643M)(710M)(717M)(798M)(861M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion982M2.1B2.8B3.3B3.8B4.1B
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents126M1.5B2.1B(731M)1.6B1.7B
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(5.1B)(369M)(1.3B)(14.9B)(439M)(473.7M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares704M840M1.3B1.3B(3.1B)(3.2B)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities1.3B(676M)(127M)6.5B(423M)(434.1M)
Net Cash Flow from Financing2.0B164M1.2B7.8B(3.6B)(3.7B)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(5.3B)(3.0B)(4.0B)(14.5B)(2.0B)(2.1B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals142M(2.4B)(3.0B)(1.1B)(1.1B)(1.2B)
Net Cash Flow from Operations3.4B4.3B4.8B6B7.1B7.7B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash(12M)26M(39M)(33M)(8M)(8.6M)
Share Based Compensation1.3B1.8B2.2B2.8B3.3B3.5B

Salesforce Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Salesforce or Software sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Salesforce's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Salesforce stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over NYSE Composite
Beta against NYSE Composite1.24
Overall volatility
Information ratio 0.16

Salesforce Volatility Alert

Salesforce has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.96 and kurtosis of 9.49. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Salesforce to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Salesforce's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Salesforce's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Salesforce Implied Volatility

Salesforce's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Salesforce stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Salesforce's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Salesforce stock will not fluctuate a lot when Salesforce's options are near their expiration.

Salesforce Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Salesforce's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Salesforce's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Salesforce and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Salesforce or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Salesforce's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Salesforce by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsSalesforcePeer Average
Return On Equity0.0441-0.31
Return On Asset0.0368-0.14
Profit Margin0.08 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.18 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation252.53 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding968 M571.82 M
Shares Owned By Insiders3.16 %10.09 %
Shares Owned By Institutions81.09 %39.21 %
Number Of Shares Shorted8.01 M4.71 M
Price To Earning291.69 X28.72 X
Price To Book4.33 X9.51 X
Price To Sales7.41 X11.42 X
Revenue31.35 B9.43 B
Gross Profit22.99 B27.38 B
EBITDA6.71 B3.9 B
Net Income208 M570.98 M
Cash And Equivalents7.02 B2.7 B
Cash Per Share13.53 X5.01 X
Total Debt14.09 B5.32 B
Debt To Equity0.24 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.06 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share59.95 X1.93 K
Cash Flow From Operations7.11 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.91 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share2.63 X3.12 X
Price To Earnings To Growth1.38 X4.89 X
Target Price270.75
Number Of Employees79.39 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization251.68 B19.03 B
Total Asset98.85 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings7.58 B9.33 B
Working Capital504 M1.48 B

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Accounts Payable4.4B5.5B6.7B7.3B

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When determining whether Salesforce is a strong investment it is important to analyze Salesforce's competitive position within its industry, examining market share, product or service uniqueness, and competitive advantages. Beyond financials and market position, potential investors should also consider broader economic conditions, industry trends, and any regulatory or geopolitical factors that may impact Salesforce's future performance. For an informed investment choice regarding Salesforce Stock, refer to the following important reports:
Check out Salesforce Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool.
To learn how to invest in Salesforce Stock, please use our How to Invest in Salesforce guide.
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Is Salesforce's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Salesforce. If investors know Salesforce will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Salesforce listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Salesforce is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Salesforce that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Salesforce's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Salesforce's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Salesforce's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Salesforce's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Salesforce's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if Salesforce is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Salesforce's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.