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

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$54.52 +0.04 (+0.07 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.52
Today's Range$54.2259 - $54.67
52-Week Range$42.40 - $54.91
Volume8.23 million shs
Average Volume14.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$225.69 billion
P/E Ratio19.33
Dividend Yield1.76%
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$3.5587 per share
Book Value$5.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.83 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,139,602,000
Market Cap$225.69 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. Stockholders 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 1.76%. 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 stock buyback plan 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 purchase up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership 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 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.02. The enterprise software provider earned $9.62 billion during 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%. The firm's revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $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 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?

26 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Oracle's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Oracle's stock price to reach $52.4213 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Oracle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Oracle?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oracle in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 17 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 trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 coverage optimism score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Oracle?

Oracle saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 43,726,102 shares, an increase of 0.0% from the March 15th total of 43,726,093 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,480,544 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Workday (WDAY), Walt Disney (DIS), Bank of America (BAC) and Netflix (NFLX).

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, Chief Corp. Architect (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ka-shing Li GBM, KBE, LLD (Hon), DSSc (Hon), Founder and Chairman (Age 91)

Who are Oracle's major shareholders?

Oracle's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.14%), First Manhattan Co. (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.06%), BTIM Corp. (0.04%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.04%) and Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (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, 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, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., LGT Capital Partners LTD., First American Bank, Retirement Systems of Alabama, BTR Capital Management Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Harvey Capital Management 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, 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 Pacer Advisors Inc., PGGM Investments, Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, PM CAPITAL Ltd, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co., Kessler Investment Group LLC and BTIM 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 $54.52.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $225.69 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:  1,860 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,239 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,099
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This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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