Salesforce.com Inc


  • Feb 27- Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and said it aims to improve its adjusted operating margin, after quarterly revenue grew more than expected on strong sales at ExactTarget, an email marketing firm it acquired in June.

  • The cloud computing company's stock reversed direction to trade up at $66.40 in extended trading, after closing at $66.20 on the New York Stock Exchange. The San Francisco- based company on Thursday also raised its 2015 revenue forecast to $5.25 billion to $5.3 billion from $5.15 billion to $5.2 billion.

  • RPT-Salesforce.com revenue beat estimates Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    Feb 27- Salesforce.com Inc, the world's biggest maker of online sales software, reported a better-than-expected 37 percent rise in quarterly revenue helped by strong sales at its newly acquired email marketing firm ExactTarget. The company also said Graham Smith, chief financial officer since 2008, will retire in March 2015.

  • After-hours buzz: Gap, Mylan, Splunk & More Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:45 PM ET
    Shoppers walk past a GAP store in Chicago, Illinois.

    Companies in the news after Thursday's bell:

  • Salesforce.com Q4 earnings out     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Salesforce.com is reporting Q4 EPS of $0.07 ex-items on $1.15 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Cramer's 7 major investment themes built to last Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.

  • Arizona governor vetoes religious freedom bill Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.

  • One thing Yellen could say that may worry markets Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve.

    Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday and if she decides to stop using the weather as an excuse for a down economy, watch out.

  • More jump into the fray on Arizona bill debate Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

    The Arizona governor has until Saturday to act on a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians.

  • Freeloader cloud IPOs may be second-best in class Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Mass storage companies get lots of attention in the cloud IPO buzz but may rank second in their own sector.

  • *EU puts pressure on Switzerland to change rules. Inc is shifting its main European tax base to Ireland from Switzerland, a Reuters examination of company statements and accounts shows, as pressure mounts on the Alpine nation to abolish some corporate tax incentives.

  • Cramer: 6 key stock sectors to watch Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    In his new book, "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's Mad Money host Jim Cramer tells how to find value stocks in hot industry, tech and service sectors.

  • These CEOs are worth betting on: Cramer Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    Not only are these top bosses the best in the business, their company's stock is worth considering, too, Cramer said.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Intel, Dollar Tree & More Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Why 2014 is 'tipping point' for Internet: Mayer Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 3:26 AM ET
    Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer

    The chief executive of Yahoo said that the Internet company will have more traffic from mobile phones than PCs for the first time in 2014.

  • Microsoft to buy cloud-based software maker Parature Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Microsoft said it would buy cloud-based software maker Parature, which helps businesses manage help desks and provide other customer support services.

  • Jan 7- Microsoft Corp said it would buy cloud-based software maker Parature Inc, which helps businesses manage help desks and provide other customer support services. Microsoft did not disclose the terms of the deal.

  • 'Net bubble redux? Why this time may be different Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year. But the gains haven't been anxiety-free,thanks to memories of the 1999 bubble and bust.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Dec 29- For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year: shares of many companies doubled as revenue climbed and on forecasts for rip-roaring growth in earnings. Most importantly, this year's stars, such as Facebook and Netflix, actually make money.

  • Dec 20- Oracle Corp, the world's No. 2 business software maker, said it would buy web-based marketing software maker Responsys Inc for about $1.39 billion to bolster its cloud computing offerings.

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