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salesforce.com inc. (NYSE:CRM)

Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

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Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

salesforce.com inc., liquidity ratios

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Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2015
Current ratio 1.08 0.95 0.92 0.83 0.77 0.81
Quick ratio 0.95 0.82 0.83 0.74 0.68 0.66
Cash ratio 0.54 0.39 0.45 0.30 0.24 0.23

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-06).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s current ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Current Ratio

salesforce.com inc., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets 15,963  10,683  9,290  5,997  4,347  3,550 
Current liabilities 14,845  11,255  10,130  7,258  5,617  4,390 
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1 1.08 0.95 0.92 0.83 0.77 0.81
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 0.79 1.13 2.05 2.08 2.18
Alphabet Inc. 3.37 3.92 5.14 6.29 4.67
Autodesk Inc. 0.83 0.70 0.88 1.13 1.88 1.91
Facebook Inc. 4.40 7.19 12.92 11.97 11.25
International Business Machines Corp. 1.02 1.29 1.33 1.21 1.24
Intuit Inc. 2.26 1.83 1.14 0.73 0.72 1.47
Microsoft Corp. 2.52 2.53 2.90 2.48 2.35 2.50
Oracle Corp. 3.03 2.49 3.96 3.08 3.74 4.13
ServiceNow Inc. 1.03 1.17 1.15 1.25 1.48
Current Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.37 2.81 2.79 2.77 2.72
Current Ratio, Industry
Technology 2.04 2.17 2.39 2.36 2.30

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-06).

1 2020 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 15,963 ÷ 14,845 = 1.08

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Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s current ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Quick Ratio

salesforce.com inc., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents 4,145  2,669  2,543  1,607  1,158  908 
Marketable securities 3,802  1,673  1,978  602  183  87 
Accounts receivable, net 6,174  4,924  3,917  3,197  2,496  1,906 
Total quick assets 14,121  9,266  8,439  5,406  3,838  2,901 
 
Current liabilities 14,845  11,255  10,130  7,258  5,617  4,390 
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1 0.95 0.82 0.83 0.74 0.68 0.66
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 0.70 1.06 2.00 1.99 2.11
Alphabet Inc. 3.21 3.75 4.97 6.00 4.38
Autodesk Inc. 0.78 0.62 0.83 1.08 1.83 1.78
Facebook Inc. 4.28 6.94 12.64 11.63 10.91
International Business Machines Corp. 0.87 1.12 1.19 1.04 1.07
Intuit Inc. 2.04 1.44 0.86 0.45 0.53 1.03
Microsoft Corp. 2.33 2.35 2.74 2.37 2.22 2.30
Oracle Corp. 2.83 2.31 3.78 2.95 3.57 3.92
ServiceNow Inc. 0.92 1.03 1.05 1.14 1.37
Quick Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.21 2.65 2.66 2.60 2.51
Quick Ratio, Industry
Technology 1.83 1.96 2.18 2.14 2.03

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-06).

1 2020 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 14,121 ÷ 14,845 = 0.95

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Cash Ratio

salesforce.com inc., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents 4,145  2,669  2,543  1,607  1,158  908 
Marketable securities 3,802  1,673  1,978  602  183  87 
Total cash assets 7,947  4,342  4,522  2,209  1,341  995 
 
Current liabilities 14,845  11,255  10,130  7,258  5,617  4,390 
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1 0.54 0.39 0.45 0.30 0.24 0.23
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 0.51 0.75 1.65 1.69 1.80
Alphabet Inc. 2.65 3.15 4.21 5.15 3.78
Autodesk Inc. 0.57 0.41 0.62 0.87 1.41 1.45
Facebook Inc. 3.64 5.86 11.09 10.24 9.58
International Business Machines Corp. 0.24 0.32 0.34 0.24 0.24
Intuit Inc. 2.00 1.39 0.81 0.40 0.48 0.97
Microsoft Corp. 1.89 1.93 2.29 2.06 1.91 1.94
Oracle Corp. 2.50 2.03 3.50 2.73 3.26 3.56
ServiceNow Inc. 0.61 0.74 0.85 0.84 1.10
Cash Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 1.74 2.11 2.15 2.08 1.98
Cash Ratio, Industry
Technology 1.38 1.47 1.74 1.69 1.57

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-06).

1 2020 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 7,947 ÷ 14,845 = 0.54

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. salesforce.com inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.