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salesforce.com inc. (NYSE:CRM)

Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

salesforce.com inc., short-term (operating) activity ratios

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Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Turnover Ratios
Receivables turnover 2.73 2.77 2.70 2.68 2.63 2.67
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover 5.11 15.29
Average No. Days
Average receivable collection period 134 132 135 136 139 137
Average payables payment period

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. salesforce.com inc.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. salesforce.com inc.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Receivables Turnover

salesforce.com inc., receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenues 21,252  17,098  13,282  10,480  8,392  6,667 
Accounts receivable, net 7,786  6,174  4,924  3,917  3,197  2,496 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1 2.73 2.77 2.70 2.68 2.63 2.67
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 9.20 7.28 6.86 5.99 7.03
Alphabet Inc. 5.90 6.39 6.57 6.05 6.39
Autodesk Inc. 5.89 5.02 5.42 4.69 4.49 3.83
Facebook Inc. 7.58 7.43 7.36 6.97 6.92
International Business Machines Corp. 10.32 9.80 10.71 8.86 8.70
Intuit Inc. 51.54 77.98 60.86 50.26 43.46
Microsoft Corp. 4.47 4.26 4.17 4.54 4.67
Oracle Corp. 7.04 7.69 7.55 7.12 6.88
ServiceNow Inc. 4.48 4.14 4.54 4.44 4.31
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Software & Computer Services 5.91 6.01 6.12 6.03 6.16
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Technology 7.69 7.50 7.54 7.69 8.07

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

1 2021 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Revenues ÷ Accounts receivable, net
= 21,252 ÷ 7,786 = 2.73

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Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. salesforce.com inc.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Payables Turnover

salesforce.com inc., payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of revenues 5,438  4,235  3,451  2,774  2,234  1,655 
Accounts payable —  —  —  —  —  — 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 5.63 7.98 6.42 8.90 9.31
Alphabet Inc. 15.16 12.93 13.60 14.53 17.22
Autodesk Inc. 2.75 3.88 2.81 3.20 3.66 3.09
Facebook Inc. 12.54 9.37 11.41 14.35 12.55
International Business Machines Corp. 7.75 8.30 6.50 6.65 6.70
Intuit Inc. 4.52 4.26 5.49 5.15 4.09
Microsoft Corp. 3.68 4.57 4.45 4.64 4.75
Oracle Corp. 12.46 13.78 15.28 12.47 14.84
ServiceNow Inc. 28.83 15.04 20.26 15.56 10.47
Payables Turnover, Sector
Software & Computer Services 7.86 8.19 7.66 7.66 7.62
Payables Turnover, Industry
Technology 5.79 5.54 4.82 4.80 5.41

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

1 2021 Calculation
Payables turnover = Cost of revenues ÷ Accounts payable
= 5,438 ÷ 0 =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.


Working Capital Turnover

salesforce.com inc., working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets 21,889  15,963  10,683  9,290  5,997  4,347 
Less: Current liabilities 17,728  14,845  11,255  10,130  7,258  5,617 
Working capital 4,161  1,118  (572) (839) (1,262) (1,270)
 
Revenues 21,252  17,098  13,282  10,480  8,392  6,667 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1 5.11 15.29
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 4.89 16.24 1.96 1.93
Alphabet Inc. 1.55 1.51 1.35 1.11 1.02
Autodesk Inc. 7.38 1.79
Facebook Inc. 1.42 1.38 1.28 0.91 0.88
International Business Machines Corp. 107.30 7.29 6.40 10.50
Intuit Inc. 1.73 4.17 20.71
Microsoft Corp. 1.30 1.19 0.99 0.94 1.06
Oracle Corp. 1.12 1.42 0.70 0.75 0.79
ServiceNow Inc. 5.76 46.69 7.86 6.24 5.13
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Software & Computer Services 1.72 1.76 1.40 1.25 1.32
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Technology 2.32 2.42 2.24 1.73 1.87

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

1 2021 Calculation
Working capital turnover = Revenues ÷ Working capital
= 21,252 ÷ 4,161 = 5.11

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.


Average Receivable Collection Period

salesforce.com inc., average receivable collection period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover 2.73 2.77 2.70 2.68 2.63 2.67
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1 134 132 135 136 139 137
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 40 50 53 61 52
Alphabet Inc. 62 57 56 60 57
Autodesk Inc. 62 73 67 78 81 95
Facebook Inc. 48 49 50 52 53
International Business Machines Corp. 35 37 34 41 42
Intuit Inc. 7 5 6 7 8
Microsoft Corp. 82 86 88 80 78
Oracle Corp. 52 47 48 51 53
ServiceNow Inc. 82 88 80 82 85
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Software & Computer Services 62 61 60 61 59
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Technology 47 49 48 47 45

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

1 2021 Calculation
Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ 2.73 = 134

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. salesforce.com inc.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Average Payables Payment Period

salesforce.com inc., average payables payment period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017 Jan 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 65 46 57 41 39
Alphabet Inc. 24 28 27 25 21
Autodesk Inc. 133 94 130 114 100 118
Facebook Inc. 29 39 32 25 29
International Business Machines Corp. 47 44 56 55 54
Intuit Inc. 81 86 66 71 89
Microsoft Corp. 99 80 82 79 77
Oracle Corp. 29 26 24 29 25
ServiceNow Inc. 13 24 18 23 35
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Software & Computer Services 46 45 48 48 48
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Technology 63 66 76 76 67

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-17), 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).

1 2021 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.