Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. The Company is best known for its on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. Salesforce provides its products and services to various industries, including healthcare, finance, life sciences, automotive, media, retail, manufacturing and communications.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
1999
Size (employees)
26,000 (est)+4%
Salesforce was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Salesforce

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff

Chairman & CEO
Shinichi Koide

Shinichi Koide

Chairman and CEO, Salesforce Japan
Parker Harris

Parker Harris

Co-Founder
George Hu

George Hu

Chief Operating Officer
Mark Hawkins

Mark Hawkins

EVP & CFO
Anthony Fernicola

Anthony Fernicola

President, Global Enterprise Sales
David Havlek

David Havlek

Senior Vice President, Finance
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

President, Sales and Customer Success
Charlotte Finn

Charlotte Finn

VP, Programs-EMEA
Keith Block

Keith Block

Vice Chairman and President
Joe Allanson

Joe Allanson

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Jim Cavalieri

Jim Cavalieri

SVP
Alex Dayon

Alex Dayon

President, Products

Salesforce Office Locations

Salesforce has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Bellevue, Boston and in 14 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 1 Market St
Empresarial 18 do Forte, BR
190 Av. Copacabana
Vancouver, CA
710 375 Water St
Toronto, CA
400 10 Bay St
Tampa, US
270 4301 W Boy Scout Blvd
Spokane Valley, US
101 12825 Mirabeau Pkwy
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Salesforce Data and Metrics

Salesforce Financial Metrics

Salesforce's revenue was reported to be $8.4 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

8.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

26%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

6.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

73%

Net income (FY, 2017)

179.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

64.2 m

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

64.2 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

2 b
Salesforce's current market capitalization is $64.2 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4.1 b5.4 b6.7 b8.4 b

Revenue growth, %

33%32%24%26%

Cost of goods sold

968.4 m1.3 b1.7 b2.2 b

Gross profit

3.1 b4.1 b5 b6.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %

76%76%75%73%

Sales and marketing expense

2.2 b2.8 b3.2 b3.9 b

R&D expense

623.8 m792.9 m946.3 m1.2 b

General and administrative expense

596.7 m679.9 m748.2 m967.6 m

Operating expense total

3.4 b4.2 b4.9 b6.1 b

EBIT

(286.1 m)(145.6 m)114.9 m64.2 m

EBIT margin, %

(7%)(3%)2%1%

Interest expense

77.2 m73.2 m72.5 m89 m

Interest income

10.2 m10 m15.3 m27.4 m

Pre tax profit

(357.9 m)(213.1 m)64.3 m25.4 m

Income tax expense

125.8 m49.6 m111.7 m(154.2 m)

Net Income

(232.2 m)(262.7 m)(47.4 m)179.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b1.9 b2 b2.1 b2.4 b

Cost of goods sold

307.8 m333.2 m381.8 m

Gross profit

1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.6 b1.7 b1.9 b2 b2.1 b2.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

77%76%75%100%100%100%100%100%100%

R&D expense

203.1 m195.5 m222.1 m

General and administrative expense

169.1 m167.4 m175.8 m

Operating expense total

372.2 m362.8 m397.9 m

EBIT

(33.4 m)(22 m)31.1 m19.8 m43.4 m52 m32.6 m3 m(8.9 m)

EBIT margin, %

(3%)(2%)2%1%3%3%2%0%(0%)

Interest expense

(18.3 m)(17.7 m)(16.7 m)(18.1 m)(18.2 m)(22 m)(20.7 m)(21.9 m)(22.2 m)

Income tax expense

(8.1 m)(17.1 m)(14 m)1.6 m205.3 m(24.7 m)

Net Income

(61.1 m)(38.9 m)4.1 m(852 k)(25.2 m)38.8 m229.6 m(37.3 m)(9.2 m)
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

781.6 m908.1 m1.2 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.4 b1.9 b2.5 b3.2 b

Current Assets

2.7 b3.6 b4.3 b6 b

PP&E

1.2 b1.1 b1.7 b1.8 b

Goodwill

3.5 b3.8 b3.8 b7.3 b

Total Assets

9.2 b10.7 b12.8 b17.6 b

Accounts Payable

934.3 m1.1 b1.3 b1.8 b

Total Debt

1.9 b1.4 b1.3 b2 b

Current Liabilities

4 b4.4 b5.6 b7.3 b

Total Liabilities

6.1 b6.7 b7.8 b10.1 b

Common Stock

610 k651 k671 k708 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.4 b4.6 b5.7 b8 b

Retained Earnings

(343.2 m)(605.8 m)(653.3 m)(464.9 m)

Total Equity

3 b4 b5 b7.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x2.7 x2.6 x2.3 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

774.7 m846.3 m942 m1.1 b1.2 b1.8 b1.1 b1.1 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

834.3 m794.6 m926.4 m1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

2.3 b2.4 b2.6 b2.9 b2.9 b3.8 b3.3 b3 b5.4 b

PP&E

1.2 b1.1 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b

Goodwill

3.5 b3.8 b3.8 b3.8 b3.8 b4.1 b6 b6.6 b7.3 b

Total Assets

9 b9.4 b10.4 b10.8 b10.9 b12.8 b14.4 b14.4 b17.1 b

Current Liabilities

3.5 b3.3 b4 b4.1 b4 b5.1 b5.4 b5 b7.6 b

Common Stock

619 k631 k656 k660 k664 k678 k685 k697 k712 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.8 b4.3 b4.9 b5.2 b5.4 b6.2 b6.5 b7.3 b8.4 b

Retained Earnings

(501.2 m)(540.1 m)(601.8 m)(602.6 m)(627.8 m)(605.8 m)(376.2 m)(413.5 m)(474.1 m)

Total Equity

4.5 b4.7 b5.6 b6.1 b6.8 b7.9 b

Financial Leverage

2.4 x2.3 x2.3 x2.3 x2.1 x2.1 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(232.2 m)(262.7 m)(47.4 m)179.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

632.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(628.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

875.5 m1.2 b1.6 b2.2 b

Capital Expenditures

(299.1 m)(290.5 m)(284.5 m)(464 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(2.4 b)(698.4 m)(1.5 b)(2.7 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.6 b(310.5 m)132.6 m997.7 m

Interest Paid

55 m

Free Cash Flow

576.4 m883.3 m1.3 b1.7 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(61.1 m)(38.9 m)4.1 m(852 k)(25.2 m)38.8 m229.6 m(37.3 m)(9.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

132.8 m149.4 m169.3 m185.1 m

Accounts Receivable

834.3 m794.6 m1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b(73.2 m)42.7 m1.8 b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 b250.7 m154.3 m1.2 b

Capital Expenditures

(83.3 m)(96 m)(140.7 m)(156.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(450.3 m)(1.5 b)(193.8 m)(767.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

39.2 m616.6 m81.8 m(49.6 m)

Interest Paid

23.8 m6.3 m11.4 m6.7 m

Free Cash Flow

967.8 m154.6 m13.7 m1.1 b
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

329.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

Salesforce Operating Metrics

Salesforce's Customers was reported to be 150 k in Jul, 2017
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Jul, 2017

Average Daily Transactions

2.3 b5 b

Customers

150 k150 k150 k150 k

Transactions

976 b

Countries

25

Daily Data Connections

100 m

Daily Unique Visitors

4.5 m

Emails Processed per Day

1.4 b

Daily Orders Processed

3 m

Salesforce Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
KruxNovember 01, 2016$700 m
BeyondCoreAugust 15, 2016$110 m
QuipAugust 01, 2016$750 m
DemandwareJune 01, 2016$2.9 b
Salesforce MetaMindApril 04, 2016$32.8 m
SteelBrickDecember 23, 2015$360 m
Relate iqJuly 11, 2014$390 m
ExactTargetJune 04, 2013$2.5 b
Salesforce Buddy MediaJune 04, 2012$689 m
Salesforce Radian6March 30, 2011$326 m
HerokuDecember 08, 2010$250 m
JigsawApril 21, 2010$142 m

Salesforce Market Value History

Salesforce Revenue Breakdown

Salesforce Expenses Breakdown

Salesforce Job Categories

Traffic Overview of Salesforce

Salesforce Online and Social Media Presence

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