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

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$48.58 +0.52 (+1.08 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.06
Today's Range$47.81 - $48.91
52-Week Range$42.40 - $53.48
Volume12.57 million shs
Average Volume16.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$200.27 billion
P/E Ratio17.23
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta1.04
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$3.58 per share
Book Value$7.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.83 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,139,600,000
Market Cap$200.27 billion
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 Monday, December 17th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 16th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, January 30th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 15th. View Oracle's Dividend History.

How will Oracle's stock buyback program work?

Oracle declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, September 17th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Oracle's earnings last quarter?

Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, December, 17th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.10. The enterprise software provider earned $9.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.52 billion. Oracle had a return on equity of 29.93% and a net margin of 10.01%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.70 EPS. View Oracle's Earnings History.

When is Oracle's next earnings date?

Oracle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Oracle.

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

Oracle issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, December, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.83-0.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.84. The company issued revenue guidance of down 0-2% to ~$9.58-9.78 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.85 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ORCL?

28 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Oracle's stock. Their predictions range from $42.69 to $60.00. On average, they expect Oracle's share price to reach $52.4195 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Oracle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Oracle?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oracle in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 16 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Oracle.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Oracle stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Oracle stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Oracle is one of the largest enterprise-grade database, middleware and application software providers. The company is benefiting from strong adoption of its cloud-based solutions, comprising Fusion ERP and Fusion HCM, among others. We note that partnerships with the likes of Accenture are helping the company rapidly expand its cloud-base clientele. Also, anticipated strong demand for the next-generation autonomous database supported by machine learning will boost competitive position against Amazon Web Services (AWS). Nonetheless, stiff competition in the cloud market from dominant players is anticipated to limit margin expansion. Further, lower hardware volumes are anticipated to hurt top-line growth consequently keeping margins under pressure. Additionally, integration risks from buyouts remain a concern. Notably, shares of Oracle have underperformed the industry in the past year." (12/31/2018)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We come away from the event with our view unchanged for the near term but grow- ing more positive for the longer term. Our focus at the event was primarily meeting with customers and secondarily attending the annual analyst day. The feedback we received from large customers reinforced the view that they remain committed to Oracle and view the launch of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Gen 2 as the potential catalyst to begin the migration of large enterprise applications to the cloud – which the company estimates could drive a 3x multiple on current revenue. We retain our neutral rating and $51 price target but are following customer migration plans very closely." (10/30/2018)
  • 3. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We believe the growth opportunities from the autonomous database will have a slow ramp. This is consistent with feedback we heard from partners at the conference, who indicated that customers were just beginning to enter the early adopter phase." (10/26/2018)

Has Oracle been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ORCL stock have trended negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Oracle earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Oracle?

Oracle saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 42,294,449 shares, an increase of 11.4% from the November 30th total of 37,974,941 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 25,072,742 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Oracle's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Oracle's key competitors?

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (0.17%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.04%), BTIM Corp. (0.04%) and Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.04%). 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A, Saratoga Research & Investment Management, BTIM Corp. and YHB Investment Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Oracle company stock in the last year include Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Berg, Jeffrey Henley, Naomi O Seligman, Safra Catz, Thomas Kurian and W Corey West. View Insider Buying and Selling for Oracle.

Which institutional investors are buying Oracle stock?

ORCL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PM CAPITAL Ltd, PM CAPITAL Ltd, Oakbrook Investments LLC, MinichMacGregor Wealth Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Granite Investment Advisors LLC and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp. 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 $48.58.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $200.27 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:  1,836 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,046
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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