Salesforce Stock: Dividends Provide Valuation Clarity


  • Salesforce has started paying cash dividends recently.
  • Its dividend initiation demonstrates its capital allocation flexibility and the potential for steady yet robust growth ahead.
  • It also allows the application of more traditional valuation models (e.g., the discounted cash flow model), which points to some discounts despite its near-record stock price.
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Salesforce started paying cash dividends

Among the stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) is (or at least used to be) some kind of an outlier. Salesforce’s P/E ratio is noticeably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (and many times

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