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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.67
CRM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. CRM: 0.67 )
CRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.67

Equity to Asset 0.37
CRM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CRM: 0.37 )
CRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.41   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.37

-1.41
0.52
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.22
M-Score: -2.76
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -2.71
CRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2108 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CRM: -2.71 )
CRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -618.22   Max: 8.83
Current: -2.71

-618.22
8.83
Net-margin (%) -4.89
CRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2108 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. CRM: -4.89 )
CRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -582.72   Max: 9.19
Current: -4.89

-582.72
9.19
ROE (%) -7.62
CRM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2038 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. CRM: -7.62 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.85   Max: 16.68
Current: -7.62

-13.85
16.68
ROA (%) -2.80
CRM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2132 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. CRM: -2.80 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -85.71   Max: 7.96
Current: -2.8

-85.71
7.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -12.31
CRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.16 vs. CRM: -12.31 )
CRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -421.01   Max: 138.27
Current: -12.31

-421.01
138.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 27.10
CRM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CRM: 27.10 )
CRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 60.3
Current: 27.1

10.6
60.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.50
CRM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CRM: 23.50 )
CRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 57.4
Current: 23.5

-26.6
57.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 175.90
CRM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CRM: 175.90 )
CRM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 175.9
Current: 175.9

0
175.9
» CRM's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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

Mariko Gordon 11,146 sh (New)
Jim Simons 76,100 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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Q3 2014

CRM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,409 sh (New)
Jim Simons 407,500 sh (+435.48%)
George Soros 550,000 sh (+120%)
Murray Stahl 14,503 sh (+6.88%)
John Burbank 131,705 sh (+6.84%)
Ron Baron 15,729 sh (+5.15%)
Chris Davis 141,747 sh (+4.05%)
PRIMECAP Management 204,160 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 99,490 sh (unchged)
Frank Sands 26,807,738 sh (-2.11%)
RS Investment Management 74,900 sh (-6.14%)
Steven Cohen 425,700 sh (-7.5%)
Mariko Gordon 6,523 sh (-41.48%)
Ray Dalio 64,223 sh (-53.91%)
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Q4 2014

CRM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 141,433 sh (+799.19%)
Pioneer Investments 126,594 sh (+27.24%)
Frank Sands 28,546,139 sh (+6.48%)
PRIMECAP Management 204,160 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Chris Davis 139,661 sh (-1.47%)
Murray Stahl 14,193 sh (-2.14%)
RS Investment Management 67,600 sh (-9.75%)
John Burbank 83,958 sh (-36.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,057 sh (-39.86%)
Ray Dalio 9,423 sh (-85.33%)
Steven Cohen 9,200 sh (-97.84%)
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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
George Soros 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.24%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%0
Frank Sands 2014-12-31 Add 6.48%0.24%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%28546139
John Burbank 2014-12-31 Reduce -36.25%0.04%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%83958
Ron Baron 2014-12-31 Add 799.19%0.03%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%141433
Mariko Gordon 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%0
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Reduce -85.33%0.02%$52.72 - $64.45 $ 65.9912%9423
George Soros 2014-09-30 Add 120%0.13%$52.64 - $61.21 $ 65.9917%550000
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -53.91%0.03%$52.64 - $61.21 $ 65.9917%64223
Mariko Gordon 2014-09-30 Reduce -41.48%0.01%$52.64 - $61.21 $ 65.9917%6523
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Reduce -72.38%0.51%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 65.9922%123268
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -44.44%0.11%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 65.9922%250000
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 261.47%0.04%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 65.9922%139352
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Reduce -88.72%0.03%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 65.9922%14958
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$49.13 - $58.8 $ 65.9922%11146
Frank Sands 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.82%1.67%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 65.9911%27346611
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.7%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 65.9911%446360
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 260%0.18%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 65.9911%450000
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$54.23 - $66.22 $ 65.9911%38552
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 105.26
CRM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CRM: 105.26 )
N/A
P/B 11.00
CRM's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CRM: 11.00 )
CRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 23.64
Current: 11

4.39
23.64
P/S 7.70
CRM's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. CRM: 7.70 )
CRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 16
Current: 7.7

2.79
16
PFCF 54.60
CRM's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 90.11 vs. CRM: 54.60 )
CRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.94   Max: 391.68
Current: 54.6

15.94
391.68
POCF 36.01
CRM's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.10 vs. CRM: 36.01 )
CRM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.87   Max: 55.47
Current: 36.01

11.87
55.47
EV-to-EBIT -305.83
CRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 36.31 vs. CRM: -305.83 )
CRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1930.6   Max: 4695.1
Current: -305.83

-1930.6
4695.1
Current Ratio 0.81
CRM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. CRM: 0.81 )
CRM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.81

0.67
1.88
Quick Ratio 0.81
CRM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CRM: 0.81 )
CRM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.81

0.67
1.88
Days Sales Outstanding 129.43
CRM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 82.25 vs. CRM: 129.43 )
CRM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 68.58   Max: 129.43
Current: 129.43

68.58
129.43

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.30
CRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. CRM: 4.30 )
CRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 6.07
Current: 4.3

1.73
6.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
CRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRM: 0.90 )
CRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.9

0.36
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.30
CRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CRM: -0.30 )
CRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 2.6
Current: -0.3

-0.3
2.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.81
CRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. CRM: -7.81 )
CRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.1   Max: 78.6
Current: -7.81

-17.1
78.6

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 6,528 7,889 9,431
EPS($) 0.63 0.82 0.89
EPS without NRI($) 0.63 0.82 0.89

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