(CRM) Poised to Deliver Strong Q4 Revenue - Analyst

February 25, 2013 2:29 PM EST
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Join SI Premium – FREE (Nasdaq: CRM) is scheduled to report Q4 results on Thursday, and analysts at Wedbush expected positive results, with a top line beat and EPS in-line with consensus.

"Our checks suggest several factors will drive revenue upside: (a) increasing traction in the customer service market; (b) continuing share gains in sales automation; (c) large enterprise license agreements (ELAs); and (d) growth in cross-sell and multi-product deals involving core CRM, platform, and collaboration. Our checks also indicate CRM tightened its partner program on Feb. 1 to focus on larger SIs, which we view as a positive sign for enterprise market momentum," wrote analyst Steve Koenig.

Koenig said checks showed promising initiatives were also in the works, including functions designed to complement Service Cloud and

Wedbush has an Outperform rating on with a price target of $195.

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Daniel Kim on 2013-02-27 23:34:52
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Thanks for providing this information!
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david castelli on 2013-02-25 15:26:21
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are they making any money??? revenue beat and EPS in line means what exactly?
Is that NON-GAAP AS WELL????????????

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