NYSE:ORCL - Oracle Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $53.72 -0.32 (-0.59 %) (As of 03/22/2019 10:38 AM ET)Previous Close$54.04Today's Range$53.39 - $53.8852-Week Range$42.40 - $54.38Volume152,290 shsAverage Volume18.85 million shsMarket Capitalization$222.38 billionP/E Ratio19.03Dividend Yield1.44%Beta1.08 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports application, platform, and infrastructure solutions for information technology (IT) environments worldwide. The company provides services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. It offers human capital and talent management, enterprise resource planning, customer experience and relationship management, procurement, supply chain management, project portfolio management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software, as well as financial management and governance, and risk and compliance applications. The company also licenses its Oracle Database for storage, retrieval, and manipulation of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, extend, and integrate business applications, as well as automate business processes. In addition, it provides a range of development tools, identity management, and business analytics software solutions for mobile computing development to address the development needs of businesses; Java, a software development language; and big data solutions. Further, the company provides Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, industry-specific hardware, and hardware support products, as well as operating systems, virtualization, management, and other hardware-related software. Additionally, it provides consulting services, including IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial software implementation and integration, application development and integration, security assessments, and ongoing software enhancements and upgrade services; and customer support and education services. The company serves businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and resellers. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. Receive ORCL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ORCL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustrySystems Software SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:ORCL Previous Symbol CUSIP68389X10 CIK1341439 Webwww.oracle.com Phone650-506-7000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.13 Current Ratio2.65 Quick Ratio2.80Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.03 Forward P/E Ratio17.44 P/E Growth1.74 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$39.83 billion Price / Sales5.58 Cash Flow$3.6396 per share Price / Cash Flow14.76 Book Value$5.86 per share Price / Book9.17Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.82 Net Income$3.83 billion Net Margins27.14% Return on Equity34.03% Return on Assets9.66%Miscellaneous Employees137,000 Outstanding Shares4,139,600,000Market Cap$222.38 billion Next Earnings Date6/18/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Oracle's stock symbol? Oracle trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ORCL." How often does Oracle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Oracle? Oracle declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, April 25th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 10th. This is a positive change from Oracle's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. View Oracle's Dividend History. How will Oracle's stock buyback program work? Oracle announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Monday, September 17th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Oracle's earnings last quarter? Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.02. The enterprise software provider had revenue of $9.62 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.59 billion. Oracle had a return on equity of 34.03% and a net margin of 27.14%. The company's revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.83 earnings per share. View Oracle's Earnings History. When is Oracle's next earnings date? Oracle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Oracle. What guidance has Oracle issued on next quarter's earnings? Oracle issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.05-1.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.03-11.26 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.17 billion. What price target have analysts set for ORCL? 25 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Oracle's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Oracle's share price to reach $52.6519 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Oracle. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Oracle? 25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oracle in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 16 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Oracle. Has Oracle been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ORCL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Oracle earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Oracle? Oracle saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 50,788,097 shares, an increase of 2.1% from the February 15th total of 51,853,377 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 15,192,762 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Oracle's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Oracle's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Oracle include SAP (SAP), Adobe (ADBE), salesforce.com (CRM), VMware (VMW), Intuit (INTU), ServiceNow (NOW), Dassault Systemes (DASTY), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Autodesk (ADSK), Square (SQ), Electronic Arts (EA), Shopify (SHOP), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Splunk (SPLK) and Veeva Systems (VEEV). What other stocks do shareholders of Oracle own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Oracle investors own include Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS) and IBM (IBM). Who are Oracle's key executives? Oracle's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lawrence J. Ellison, Co-Founder, Chairman & CTO (Age 75)Ms. Safra Ada Catz, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Mark Vincent Hurd, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. Edward Screven, Exec. VP & Chief Corp. Architect (Age 54)Mr. William Corey West, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57) Who are Oracle's major shareholders? Oracle's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.54%), Northern Trust Corp (0.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.90%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.76%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.75%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.68%). Company insiders that own Oracle stock include Bruce R Chizen, Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, George H Conrades, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Berg, Jeffrey Henley, John F Fowler, Mark V Hurd, Michael J Boskin, Naomi O Seligman, Renee Jo James, Safra Catz, Thomas Kurian and W Corey West. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Oracle. Which institutional investors are selling Oracle stock? ORCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harris Associates L P, Boston Partners, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Raymond James & Associates and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD. Company insiders that have sold Oracle company stock in the last year include Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Berg, Jeffrey Henley, Mark V Hurd, Naomi O Seligman, Thomas Kurian and W Corey West. View Insider Buying and Selling for Oracle. Which institutional investors are buying Oracle stock? ORCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., LSV Asset Management, Two Sigma Advisers LP and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Oracle. How do I buy shares of Oracle? Shares of ORCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Oracle's stock price today? One share of ORCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.68. How big of a company is Oracle? Oracle has a market capitalization of $222.21 billion and generates $39.83 billion in revenue each year. The enterprise software provider earns $3.83 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.82 on an earnings per share basis. Oracle employs 137,000 workers across the globe. What is Oracle's official website? The official website for Oracle is http://www.oracle.com. How can I contact Oracle? Oracle's mailing address is 500 ORACLE PARKWAY, REDWOOD CITY CA, 94065. The enterprise software provider can be reached via phone at 650-506-7000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Oracle (NYSE ORCL)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,857 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,233 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 3,090MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Oracle and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ORCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ORCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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