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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.51
CRM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. CRM: 0.51 )
CRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 28774.46
Current: 0.51

0.33
28774.46
Equity to Asset 0.37
CRM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CRM: 0.37 )
CRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.53   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.37

-0.53
0.59
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.06
M-Score: -2.96
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -6.09
CRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CRM: -6.09 )
CRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -618.22   Max: 8.83
Current: -6.09

-618.22
8.83
Net-margin (%) -8.37
CRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. CRM: -8.37 )
CRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -582.72   Max: 9.19
Current: -8.37

-582.72
9.19
ROE (%) -13.13
CRM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. CRM: -13.13 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.85   Max: 16.68
Current: -13.13

-13.85
16.68
ROA (%) -4.65
CRM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. CRM: -4.65 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -85.71   Max: 7.96
Current: -4.65

-85.71
7.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -23.92
CRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.64 vs. CRM: -23.92 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -421.01   Max: 138.27
Current: -23.92

-421.01
138.27
Revenue Growth (%) 31.00
CRM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CRM: 31.00 )
CRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 60.3
Current: 31

10.6
60.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -26.60
CRM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. CRM: -26.60 )
CRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 57.4
Current: -26.6

-26.6
57.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CRM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chris Davis 116,912 sh (New)
George Soros 425,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 6,407 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 121,027 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,362,100 sh (+1393.53%)
Steven Cohen 1,195,381 sh (+54.09%)
RS Investment Management 241,680 sh (+22.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 173,800 sh (+5.98%)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
David Swensen Sold Out
Frank Sands 45,000,023 sh (-3.73%)
Ron Baron 140,500 sh (-12.22%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (-54.55%)
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Q4 2013

CRM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 120,000 sh (+140%)
Murray Stahl 9,823 sh (+53.32%)
Pioneer Investments 141,402 sh (+16.84%)
PRIMECAP Management 195,500 sh (+12.49%)
Chris Davis 119,143 sh (+1.91%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
RS Investment Management 230,680 sh (-4.55%)
Ron Baron 125,500 sh (-10.68%)
Frank Sands 38,966,253 sh (-13.41%)
Steven Cohen 500,990 sh (-58.09%)
George Soros 125,000 sh (-70.59%)
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Q1 2014

CRM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 38,552 sh (New)
John Burbank 446,360 sh (New)
George Soros 450,000 sh (+260%)
Murray Stahl 13,871 sh (+41.21%)
Steven Cohen 655,449 sh (+30.83%)
Ron Baron 132,559 sh (+5.62%)
Chris Davis 123,831 sh (+3.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 195,500 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Frank Sands 27,346,611 sh (-29.82%)
RS Investment Management 151,480 sh (-34.33%)
Pioneer Investments 83,480 sh (-40.96%)
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Q2 2014

CRM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 76,100 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 11,146 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 139,352 sh (+261.47%)
Chris Davis 136,227 sh (+10.01%)
PRIMECAP Management 204,160 sh (+4.43%)
Frank Sands 27,386,665 sh (+0.15%)
Steven Cohen 460,200 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 13,569 sh (-2.18%)
Pioneer Investments 80,824 sh (-3.18%)
George Soros 250,000 sh (-44.44%)
RS Investment Management 79,800 sh (-47.32%)
John Burbank 123,268 sh (-72.38%)
Ron Baron 14,958 sh (-88.72%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CRM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Reduce -72.38%0.51%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 59.5710%123268
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -44.44%0.11%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 59.5710%250000
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 261.47%0.04%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 59.5710%139352
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 59.5710%11146
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -88.72%0.03%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 59.5710%14958
Frank Sands 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.82%1.67%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 59.570%27346611
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.7%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 59.570%446360
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 260%0.18%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 59.570%450000
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 59.570%38552
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Reduce -13.41%0.87%$49.91 - $57.31 $ 59.5711%38966253
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -70.59%0.17%$49.91 - $57.31 $ 59.5711%125000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 11.07
CRM's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CRM: 11.07 )
CRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 23.64
Current: 11.07

4.39
23.64
P/S 7.62
CRM's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CRM: 7.62 )
CRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 16
Current: 7.62

2.79
16
PFCF 42.86
CRM's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CRM: 42.86 )
CRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.94   Max: 391.68
Current: 42.86

15.94
391.68
EV-to-EBIT -129.79
CRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.69 vs. CRM: -129.79 )
CRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1930.6   Max: 4695.1
Current: -129.79

-1930.6
4695.1
Current Ratio 0.66
CRM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CRM: 0.66 )
CRM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.66

0.54
1.88
Quick Ratio 0.66
CRM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CRM: 0.66 )
CRM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.66

0.54
1.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.14
CRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. CRM: 4.14 )
CRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 6.07
Current: 4.14

1.73
6.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
CRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CRM: 0.88 )
CRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.88

0.36
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.80
CRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CRM: -0.80 )
CRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.6
Current: -0.8

0.1
2.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.93
CRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. CRM: -15.93 )
CRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 63.1
Current: -15.93

-15.8
63.1

Business Description

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