Salesforce (CRM) Receives a Hold from Bernstein

Bernstein analyst Mark Moerdler maintained a Hold rating on Salesforce (CRMResearch Report) yesterday and set a price target of $234.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $246.82.

According to, Moerdler is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.9% and a 74.6% success rate. Moerdler covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Microsoft, Oracle, and Adobe.

Salesforce has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $292.20, a 10.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on November 12, Morgan Stanley also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $275.00 price target.

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Salesforce’s market cap is currently $234.8B and has a P/E ratio of 101.40. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 31.42.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 404 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of CRM in relation to earlier this year.

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