NYSE:ORCL - Oracle Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$52.77 -1.27 (-2.35 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$52.77
Today's Range$52.74 - $53.88
52-Week Range$42.40 - $54.38
Volume16.20 million shs
Average Volume18.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$218.45 billion
P/E Ratio18.71
Dividend Yield1.41%
Beta1.08
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP68389X10
Phone650-506-7000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.83 billion
Cash Flow$3.4832 per share
Book Value$5.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.83 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,139,600,000
Market Cap$218.45 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, April 25th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.82%. 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 declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, September 17th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Oracle's earnings last quarter?

Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. The enterprise software provider had revenue of $9.62 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.59 billion. Oracle had a return on equity of 34.03% and a net margin of 27.14%. Oracle's quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.83 EPS. 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 earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Oracle's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Oracle's stock price to reach $52.6519 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. 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?

Media coverage about ORCL stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Oracle earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 short-interest 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?

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), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), 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 institutional and retail 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 purchased 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 $52.77.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $218.45 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,857 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,091
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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