Salesforce: Why Uncertainty Keeps Us On The Sidelines


  • Salesforce has had a difficult 18 months, with high-profile executives leaving the company.
  • The stock is close to being as cheap as it’s ever been, but that doesn’t make it a buy.
  • Activist pressure could yield positive results, but the outcome is far from certain.

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Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) has had a tumultuous twelve months. The client relationship management software giant has had a number of public struggles in regard to establishing a solid succession plan for CEO Marc Benioff, with

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