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Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
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Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
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Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
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Salesforce (CRM) Competitors

$190.17
-1.10 (-0.58%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:48 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$186.28
$191.80
50-Day Range
$159.85
$191.27
52-Week Range
$154.55
$311.75
Volume
4.09 million shs
Average Volume
7.36 million shs
Market Capitalization
$189.22 billion
P/E Ratio
184.63
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$270.53

CRM Vs. ADBE, INTU, SNPS, CDNS, ADSK, WDAY, ANSS, SPLK, TYL, and FDS

Should you be buying Salesforce stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Salesforce include Adobe (ADBE), Intuit (INTU), Synopsys (SNPS), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Autodesk (ADSK), Workday (WDAY), ANSYS (ANSS), Splunk (SPLK), Tyler Technologies (TYL), and FactSet Research Systems (FDS). These companies are all part of the "application software" industry.

Salesforce vs.

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Adobe presently has a consensus target price of $489.31, indicating a potential upside of 12.89%. Salesforce has a consensus target price of $270.53, indicating a potential upside of 42.25%. Given Salesforce's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Salesforce is more favorable than Adobe.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Adobe
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
21 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.78
Salesforce
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
34 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.95

Adobe has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Salesforce. Adobe is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Salesforce, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adobe$15.79 billion12.85$4.82 billion$10.2442.33
Salesforce$26.49 billion7.14$1.44 billion$1.03184.63

In the previous week, Salesforce had 18 more articles in the media than Adobe. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Salesforce and 7 mentions for Adobe. Adobe's average media sentiment score of 0.35 beat Salesforce's score of 0.02 indicating that Adobe is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Adobe
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Salesforce
3 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Salesforce received 1489 more outperform votes than Adobe when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 86.00% of users gave Salesforce an outperform vote while only 73.80% of users gave Adobe an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AdobeOutperform Votes
1563
73.80%
Underperform Votes
555
26.20%
SalesforceOutperform Votes
3052
86.00%
Underperform Votes
497
14.00%

82.5% of Adobe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.8% of Salesforce shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Adobe shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Salesforce shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Adobe has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Salesforce has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Adobe has a net margin of 29.29% compared to Salesforce's net margin of 3.59%. Adobe's return on equity of 36.70% beat Salesforce's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Adobe 29.29% 36.70% 19.78%
Salesforce 3.59% 3.92% 2.47%

Summary

Salesforce beats Adobe on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CRM and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CRM vs. The Competition

MetricSalesforcePrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$189.22B$15.83B$14.00B$13.44B
Dividend YieldN/A2.21%2.64%3.56%
P/E Ratio184.63100.65417.9919.72
Price / Sales7.1461.87840.3235.29
Price / Cash26.3589.1859.5139.67
Price / Book3.227.8424.4012.59
Net Income$1.44B$324.22M$803.93M$869.74M
7 Day Performance3.34%6.51%2.95%33.44%
1 Month Performance7.66%5.24%6.08%6.07%
1 Year Performance-24.11%-34.37%146.71%-11.10%

Salesforce Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ADBE
Adobe
0 of 5 stars
$426.01
+0.3%
$489.31
+14.9%
-31.4%$199.37B$15.79B41.6025,988
INTU
Intuit
0 of 5 stars
$465.75
+4.2%
$561.17
+20.5%
-12.2%$131.38B$9.63B52.8113,500Gap Down
SNPS
Synopsys
0 of 5 stars
$371.16
+0.1%
$381.70
+2.8%
+28.0%$56.78B$4.20B57.7216,361
CDNS
Cadence Design Systems
0 of 5 stars
$182.19
-0.7%
$189.30
+3.9%
+23.5%$49.90B$2.99B65.309,300
ADSK
Autodesk
0 of 5 stars
$218.44
+1.0%
$262.28
+20.1%
-33.4%$47.46B$4.39B99.2912,600Gap Down
WDAY
Workday
0 of 5 stars
$160.36
+3.4%
$251.43
+56.8%
-31.4%$40.73B$5.14B-1,336.3315,200
ANSS
ANSYS
0 of 5 stars
$282.14
+2.2%
$288.36
+2.2%
-23.8%$24.54B$1.91B54.895,100Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Gap Down
SPLK
Splunk
0 of 5 stars
$111.50
+4.5%
$143.48
+28.7%
-22.2%$17.94B$2.67B-15.367,000
TYL
Tyler Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$411.74
+2.6%
$476.75
+15.8%
-15.2%$17.12B$1.59B97.806,778
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
0 of 5 stars
$422.47
+0.4%
$407.50
-3.5%
+16.9%$16.05B$1.59B41.4610,892Dividend Announcement
This page (NYSE:CRM) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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