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

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$46.13 +0.13 (+0.28 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 12:42 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.00
Today's Range$45.3350 - $46.1451
52-Week Range$42.57 - $53.48
Volume11.08 million shs
Average Volume18.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$190.42 billion
P/E Ratio16.36
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta1.11
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:ORCL
Previous Symbol
CUSIP68389X10
Phone650-506-7000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.41
Current Ratio3.43
Quick Ratio3.43

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.36
Forward P/E Ratio15.08
P/E Growth1.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.83 billion
Price / Sales4.79
Cash Flow$3.5760 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.90
Book Value$11.17 per share
Price / Book4.13

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.82
Net Income$3.83 billion
Net Margins9.74%
Return on Equity25.60%
Return on Assets8.93%

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,139,600,000
Market Cap$190.42 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, September 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Tuesday, October 30th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 15th. View Oracle's Dividend History.

How will Oracle's stock buyback program work?

Oracle announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Monday, September 17th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $12,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication 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 Monday, September, 17th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03. The enterprise software provider had revenue of $9.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.26 billion. Oracle had a net margin of 9.74% and a return on equity of 25.60%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.62 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 Monday, December 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Oracle.

How can I listen to Oracle's earnings call?

Oracle will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, December 17th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Oracle issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, September, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.78-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.79. The company issued revenue guidance of growth of 0-2% to about $9.212-9.396 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.82 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ORCL?

28 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Oracle's shares. Their predictions range from $47.71 to $62.00. On average, they expect Oracle's share price to reach $53.8014 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% 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 14 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 provides enterprise-grade database, middleware and application software. Oracle 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 Oracle to rapidly expand its cloud-based clientele. Also, anticipated strong demand for the next-generation autonomous database supported by machine learning will boost competitive position against AWS. Notably, shares of Oracle have outperformed industry in the past year. However, 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. " (12/5/2018)
  • 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?

Headlines about ORCL stock have been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Oracle earned a news sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the enterprise software provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Oracle?

Oracle saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 43,581,233 shares, an increase of 11.6% from the October 31st total of 39,046,013 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 15,554,392 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock 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 74)
  • Ms. Safra Ada Catz, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mark Vincent Hurd, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Edward Screven, Exec. VP & Chief Corp. Architect (Age 53)
  • Mr. William Corey West, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)

Who are Oracle's major shareholders?

Oracle's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.98%), BlackRock Inc. (4.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.99%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.95%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (0.90%) and FMR LLC (0.80%). 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 major investors are selling Oracle stock?

ORCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., First Pacific Advisors LP, Independent Franchise Partners LLP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and First Eagle Investment Management LLC. 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 major investors are buying Oracle stock?

ORCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Morgan Stanley, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. 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 $45.53.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $190.42 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:  1,826 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,022
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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