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Oracle Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.67 (-1.11 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $59.62
50-Day Range
MA: $59.11
52-Week Range
Now: $59.62
Volume8.28 million shs
Average Volume13.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$179.51 billion
P/E Ratio18.69
Dividend Yield1.59%
Oracle Corporation provides products and services that address enterprise information technology environments worldwide. The company's cloud and license business engages in the sale, marketing, and delivery of its applications and infrastructure technologies through cloud and on-premise deployment models, including cloud services and license support; and cloud license and on-premise license. Its cloud software as a service offerings include a suite of cloud software applications, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise and performance management, supply chain management, human capital management, and customer experience cloud-based industry solutions, as well as NetSuite application suite, a cloud-based ERP solution. The company also provides cloud infrastructure as a service; enterprise database; database products, including MySQL, Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, Oracle Berkeley DB, and Oracle NoSQL Database; middleware software; Java licenses; server and storage products; hardware products and services comprising point-of-sale terminals and related hardware for managing businesses within the food and beverage, hotel and retail industries; and hardware products and services for communications networks, including network signaling, policy control and subscriber data management solutions, and session border control technology. In addition, it offers operating systems, including Oracle Linux and Oracle Solaris, virtualization software, and other hardware-related software; management technologies and products, such as Oracle Enterprise Manager; and product repairs, maintenance services, and technical support services. It also serves various industries, government agencies, and educational institutions. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.29 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.07 billion
Cash Flow$4.89 per share
Book Value$4.14 per share


Net Income$10.14 billion


Outstanding Shares3,010,888,000
Market Cap$179.51 billion
Next Earnings Date12/10/2020 (Estimated)
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Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Oracle's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Oracle's stock was trading at $44.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ORCL shares have increased by 33.3% and is now trading at $59.62.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Oracle?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oracle in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 15 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Oracle's next earnings date?

Oracle is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 10th 2020.
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How were Oracle's earnings last quarter?

Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 10th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.07. The enterprise software provider earned $9.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.15 billion. Oracle had a return on equity of 85.71% and a net margin of 26.13%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share.
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How often does Oracle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Oracle?

Oracle declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 8th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, October 22nd. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 7th.
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How will Oracle's stock buyback program work?

Oracle declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, March 12th 2020, which allows the company to buyback $15,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 9.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Oracle issued on next quarter's earnings?

Oracle updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.98-1.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.94. The company issued revenue guidance of +1-3% to $9.715-9.900 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ORCL?

26 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Oracle's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Oracle's share price to reach $60.26 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Oracle been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ORCL stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Oracle earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Oracle?

Oracle saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 23,290,000 shares, a decrease of 23.6% from the September 15th total of 30,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,590,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Oracle's key competitors?

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Oracle's key executives?

Oracle's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lawrence J. Ellison, Co-Founder, Chairman & CTO (Age 76, Pay $1.72M)
  • Ms. Safra Ada Catz, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $964.05k)
  • Mr. William Corey West, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 58, Pay $538.44k)
  • Ms. Dorian E. Daley, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61, Pay $883.42k)
  • Mr. Douglas A. Kehring, Exec. VP of Corp. Operations & Head of Corp. Devel. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mark E. Sunday, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Ken Bond, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Rupal Shah Hollenbeck, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Joyce Westerdahl, Exec. VP of HR
  • Mr. John L. Hall, Sr. VP of Oracle University (Age 66)

What is Oracle's stock symbol?

Oracle trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ORCL."

Who are Oracle's major shareholders?

Oracle's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.25%), Scharf Investments LLC (0.07%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.04%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Oracle stock include Bruce R Chizen, Charles W Moorman, Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Berg, Jeffrey Henley, Lawrence Joseph Ellison, Mark V Hurd, Michael J Boskin, Naomi O Seligman, Renee Jo James, Safra Catz and W Corey West.
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Which major investors are selling Oracle stock?

ORCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Gradient Investments LLC, Scharf Investments LLC, Hexavest Inc., Moody National Bank Trust Division, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Metropolis Capital Ltd, and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Oracle company stock in the last year include Bruce R Chizen, Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Berg, Jeffrey Henley, Lawrence Joseph Ellison, Safra Catz, and W Corey West.
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Which major investors are buying Oracle stock?

ORCL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, CWM LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., and Sanders Morris Harris LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Oracle's stock price today?

One share of ORCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.62.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $179.51 billion and generates $39.07 billion in revenue each year. The enterprise software provider earns $10.14 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.46 on an earnings per share basis. Oracle employs 135,000 workers across the globe.

What is Oracle's official website?

The official website for Oracle is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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