Today we feature our breakdown of the business segments that are driving Salesforce.com's ( CRM ) stock value. The company's most recent quarterly earnings results, posted last week, point towards an encouraging growth trend in customer additions. We also look at the outlook for Amazon's ( AMZN ) Kindle unit sales, as competition amongst e-readers heats up.
And test your knowledge on Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) in today's quiz. How has the company's carbonated soft drink market share trended over the past 3 years?
Salesforce.com - Company of the Day
Salesforce.com announced its fiscal year Q1 2012 earnings last week, and raised its revenue forecast range to $2.15-2.17 billion for the full fiscal year 2012. The company noted that faster growth in customer additions is driving the positive outlook. Salesforce.com had net addition of 5,400 customers in the last quarter taking the total paying customer count to 97,700.
Amazon - Forecast of the Day
Amazon is the market leader in the e-Books market and claims its market share to be around 70-80%, according to an interview conducted by CNET. Amazon's edge lies in its inventory of e-Books, more than 710,000 in total. Amazon also offers an app for the iPad that allows users to download e-Books from Amazon and read them on their iPad.
Coca-Cola - Quiz of the Day
Over the past 3 years, how has Coca-Cola's international carbonated soft drink market share trended?
- Remained Flat