Jefferies Just Raised Its Price Target on Salesforce (CRM) Stock


  • Salesforce (CRM) stock is rising higher on Monday with a new price target.
  • Jefferies increased its price target for CRM stock to $350 per share.
  • It did so while maintaining a “buy” rating for the shares.
CRM Stock - Jefferies Just Raised Its Price Target on Salesforce (CRM) Stock

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Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) stock is a hot topic among traders on Monday after Jefferies analysts increased their price target for the sales data company’s shares.

Jefferies analysts increased their price target for CRM stock to $350 per share. That represents a potential increase of 19.5% compared to the stock’s prior closing price. In addition to that, this price target is well above the analyst consensus price prediction of $272.09 per share.

In addition to this price target increase, Jefferies analysts also reiterated a “buy” rating for the company’s stock. Investors will note that the analyst consensus rating for CRM stock is a moderate buy based on 36 opinions.

What’s Behind the Bull Stance on CRM Stock?

Here’s what Jefferies analyst Brent Thill said about Salesforce in a note to clients obtained by CNBC:

“Our CRM survey indicates a modest improvement in demand. Our checks indicate manufacturing and tech verticals are rebounding while public sector demand remains strong.”

CRM stock is up 1.7% as of Monday morning. That comes as some 1.8 million shares change hands. That’s still a far ways off from the company’s daily average trading volume of about 5.8 million shares.

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