In late August, Salesforce, a leading cloud-based, software-as-a-service company, announced that its employees may work from home until at least July 31.
Thanks for your patience while we've been going through all the session submissions for the next Data Dreamin'. As before, we received a large number of submissions, and, as expected from the Data Tribe, these were of a very high standard, making choosing between them very difficult.
Salesforce .com announced on December 1 last year that it had entered a merger agreement to buy Slack. The terms of the deal are for Slack shareholders to receive $26.79 in cash and 0.0776 Salesforce shares for each Slack share. This valued the deal at $27.7 billion based on Salesforce's November 30 common stock price of $241.35.
SalesForce.com is scheduled to report earnings after Thursday's close. The stock hit a record high of $284.50/share in 2020 and is currently trading near $240/share. The stock is prone to big moves after reporting earnings and can easily gap up if the numbers are strong.
"All models are wrong, but some are useful." This is a famous quote from 20th century statistical thinker, George E.P. Box. This might seem like a strange message- shouldn't all the models we build be as correct as possible? However, as a data scientist myself, I see great wisdom in this statement.
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Salesforce beat market expectations with its fourth quarter financial results, published Thursday. Slack, the collaboration platform Salesforce acquired in December for an eye-popping $27.7 billion, also announced solid fourth quarter results, adding a record number of new paid customers. In spite of the strong quarter, Salesforce shares were down in after-hours trading amid market skepticism over the acquisition.
(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday forecast full-year profit that was below market expectations, sending the shares of the online software company down 3.9% in extended trading. The company's latest and biggest acquisition of workspace messaging company Slack Technologies Inc for $27.7 billion deal in December is seen as expensive by any Wall Street analysts, even though there are long-term benefits.
Salesforce shares were down slightly in extended trading on Thursday after the enterprise-software company issued earnings that exceeded analysts' estimates. Here's how the company did: Earnings: $1.04 per share, adjusted, vs. 75 cents per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $5.82 billion, vs.
Let's start with the good news. According to the recent State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, the number of women-owned businesses grew 21% from 2014 to 2019. Even better, the number of women-owned businesses has grown at 5x the national average since 2007, with an average of 1,072 new ones opening each day.