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It isn’t an overstatement to say Salesforce invented the future of the software industry. By offering cloud-based customer-tracking software as a subscription, Salesforce broke the mold of businesses buying and managing their own versions of critical applications. Salesforce adds capabilities rapidly, most recently including A.I. tools, and it is able to nimbly persuade customers to add to their menu of applications. With 26% annual growth on $13 billion in sales—and free cash flow of $2.8 billion in the latest fiscal year—it’s no wonder it has a market cap of $130 billion.

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Company Information

Overall Score2.6
Sector
Information Technology
Industry
Software
CEO
Marc Benioff/Keith Block
Websitehttps://www.salesforce.com
HQ Location
San Francisco
Country
U.S.
Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)$14,729
Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)$950
Market Value as of Oct. 9, 2019 ($M)$128,963
Employees40,571

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