salesforce.com, inc. CEO Marc Benioff Sells 20,000 Shares (CRM)
salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) CEO Marc Benioff unloaded 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.11, for a total transaction of $1,182,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) traded down 0.10% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $59.58. 5,355,070 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. salesforce.com, inc. has a 52 week low of $42.11 and a 52 week high of $67.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $54.76 and its 200-day moving average is $56.02. The company’s market cap is $36.762 billion.
salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 21st. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. salesforce.com, inc.’s revenue was up 37.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that salesforce.com, inc. will post $0.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CRM shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of salesforce.com, inc. in a research note on Monday. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Argus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of salesforce.com, inc. in a research note on Monday. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of salesforce.com, inc. from $65.00 to $70.00 in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, twenty-five have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $67.47.
salesforce.com, inc. is a provider of enterprise cloud computing and social enterprise solutions. The Company provides a customer and collaboration relationship management (NYSE:CRM), applications through the Internet or cloud.