Marc Benioff Sold 5000 shares of, inc. (CRM) in an Insider Trade; CARTESIAN (CRTN) Shorts Decreased By 83.81%

February 2, 2018 - By Martha Paddon

CARTESIAN INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:CRTN) had a decrease of 83.81% in short interest. CRTN’s SI was 26,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 83.81% from 160,600 shares previously. With 233,200 avg volume, 0 days are for CARTESIAN INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:CRTN)’s short sellers to cover CRTN’s short positions. The SI to CARTESIAN INCORPORATED’s float is 0.53%. The stock increased 5.32% or $0.0091 during the last trading session, reaching $0.1801. About shares traded. Cartesian, Inc. (OTCMKTS:CRTN) has declined 74.05% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 90.75% the S&P500.

Salesforce Com Inc Chairman of the Board and CEO and an insider Marc Benioff recently unloaded 5,000 company shares amounting to $566,675 at an average price per share of $113.3. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 105,000 shares with a total value $11,585,006 USD. The reported shares were unloaded on February 01, 2018 and the Form 4 that contains the source information, filed with the D.C. based-SEC can be accessed here. Having been a very substantial insider sell at Salesforce Com Inc, the probability that it remains a secret for long was obviously very low. Marc Benioff today possess 33.45 million shares which make up roughly 4.63% of the California-Company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 40 investors sold, inc. shares while 234 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes. 609.74 million shares or 0.30% less from 611.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Fin Advsrs Inc invested 0.17% in, inc. (NYSE:CRM). 3.27M were accumulated by Sustainable Growth Advisers Ltd Partnership. Middleton Ma accumulated 1.9% or 112,624 shares. Lockheed Martin Inv Mngmt Company owns 9,700 shares. Johnson Gp Incorporated accumulated 0.05% or 3,869 shares. 31,881 are held by Advisors Asset Mngmt. 168,929 were reported by Westpac Bk Corporation. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans has 2.12 million shares for 0.7% of their portfolio. Hsbc Public Ltd Com stated it has 1.41M shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.25% or 2.12 million shares. Dowling Yahnke Lc, a California-based fund reported 26,695 shares. Massachusetts Fin Ma stated it has 0.24% of its portfolio in, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Ing Groep Nv reported 17,927 shares stake. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership invested in 0.03% or 735,951 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund invested 0.32% of its portfolio in, inc. (NYSE:CRM)., inc. develops enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management. The company has market cap of $81.37 billion. The firm offers Sales Cloud to store data, monitor leads and progress, forecast opportunities, gain insights through relationship intelligence, and collaborate around sales on desktop and mobile devices, as well as solutions for partner relationship management. It has a 9387.5 P/E ratio. It also provides Service Cloud, which enables companies to deliver personalized customer service and support, as well as connects their service agents with clients on various devices; and Marketing Cloud to plan, personalize, and optimize one-to-one customer interactions.

The stock decreased 1.11% or $1.26 during the last trading session, reaching $112.65. About 4.30 million shares traded., inc. (NYSE:CRM) has risen 7.78% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500.

Among 51 analysts covering (NYSE:CRM), 44 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. has $135 highest and $18 lowest target. $106.44’s average target is -5.51% below currents $112.65 stock price. had 197 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, August 18 by Cowen & Co. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $97.0 target in Wednesday, November 22 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of CRM in report on Thursday, May 19 with “Hold” rating. Raymond James maintained the stock with “Strong Buy” rating in Thursday, May 19 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained, inc. (NYSE:CRM) rating on Wednesday, November 8. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $120 target. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, August 21 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $110.0 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of CRM in report on Thursday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of, inc. (NYSE:CRM) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 23.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 97 sales for $72.36 million activity. BLOCK KEITH sold 7,641 shares worth $709,092. The insider Roos John Victor sold $14,220. $27,713 worth of, inc. (NYSE:CRM) was sold by Conway Craig on Tuesday, January 16. Harris Parker also sold $45,824 worth of, inc. (NYSE:CRM) shares. On Monday, October 23 the insider Hawkins Mark J sold $487,067. Shares for $539,457 were sold by Benioff Marc. $855,499 worth of stock was sold by Dayon Alexandre on Friday, October 27.

Analysts await, inc. (NYSE:CRM) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.11 EPS, up 450.00% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.02 per share. CRM’s profit will be $79.45M for 256.02 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by, inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.67% negative EPS growth.