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Salesforce Inc. (CRM) Stock: A Review of the Recent Movement

In the past week, CRM stock has gone down by -0.15%, with a monthly gain of 9.64% and a quarterly surge of 27.38%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.89%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.05% for Salesforce Inc.. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 3.83% for CRM’s stock, with a 25.78% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Salesforce Inc. (NYSE: CRM) Right Now?

Salesforce Inc. (NYSE: CRM) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 1014.85x compared to its average ratio,, and the 36-month beta value for CRM is at 1.23. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 34 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 12 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for CRM is $227.83, which is $17.09 above the current market price. The public float for CRM is 967.51M, and currently, shorts hold a 0.88% of that float. The average trading volume for CRM on May 25, 2023 was 6.79M shares.

CRM) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Salesforce Inc. (NYSE: CRM) has jumped by 1.17 compared to previous close of 206.64. Despite this, the company has seen a fall of -0.15% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

CRM Trading at 6.69% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought CRM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.25% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.05%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.89%, as shares surge +9.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.31% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CRM fell by -0.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +10.18% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $202.23. In addition, Salesforce Inc. saw 57.67% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CRM starting from Harris Parker, who sale 1,250 shares at the price of $207.74 back on May 23. After this action, Harris Parker now owns 100,309 shares of Salesforce Inc., valued at $259,675 using the latest closing price.

Harris Parker, the Co-Founder and CTO of Salesforce Inc., sale 1,250 shares at $201.93 during a trade that took place back on May 16, which means that Harris Parker is holding 100,309 shares at $252,412 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for CRM

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +5.93 for the present operating margin
  • +65.09 for the gross margin

The net margin for Salesforce Inc. stands at +0.66. The total capital return value is set at 2.55, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.29. Equity return is now at value 0.40, with 0.20 for asset returns.

Based on Salesforce Inc. (CRM), the company’s capital structure generated 25.50 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 20.32. Total debt to assets is 14.50, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 22.02. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 17.55.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.67, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.89 and the total asset turnover is 0.31. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.95.


In conclusion, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) has had a better performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.