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

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$48.48 +0.12 (+0.25 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 02:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.35
Today's Range$48.29 - $48.58
52-Week Range$42.57 - $53.48
Volume264,302 shs
Average Volume16.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$200.03 billion
P/E Ratio17.19
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta1.14
Oracle logoOracle 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
SymbolNYSE:ORCL
CUSIP68389X10
Phone650-506-7000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.21
Current Ratio3.96
Quick Ratio3.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.19
Forward P/E Ratio15.90
P/E Growth1.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$39.83 billion
Price / Sales5.04
Cash Flow$3.5779 per share
Price / Cash13.55
Book Value$11.17 per share
Price / Book4.34

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.82
Net Income$3.83 billion
Net Margins9.61%
Return on Equity23.14%
Return on Assets8.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees137,000
Outstanding Shares4,139,600,000
Market Cap$200.03 billion

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 Tuesday, June 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 16th. View Oracle's Dividend History.

How will Oracle's stock buyback program work?

Oracle announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Monday, February 5th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication 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 Tuesday, June, 19th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.05. The enterprise software provider earned $11.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.17 billion. Oracle had a net margin of 9.61% and a return on equity of 23.14%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.89 EPS. View Oracle's Earnings History.

When is Oracle's next earnings date?

Oracle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Oracle.

What price target have analysts set for ORCL?

30 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Oracle's stock. Their predictions range from $47.71 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Oracle's share price to reach $55.8471 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Oracle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Oracle?

30 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oracle in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 18 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 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. We believe that the company’s growing cloud market share will continue to drive top-line growth in the long haul. 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 AWS. Notably, Oracle has undergone structural changes. It no longer intends to break out its cloud revenues and does not provide any guidance on SaaS, Cloud PaaS and IaaS. This move is likely to enhance investor concern about the company's outlook. Shares of the company have underperformed the industry in the past year." (6/25/2018)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We expect Oracle to report in- line cloud and total revenue, and in-line EPS for the F4Q. For cloud, we are expecting 20.6% growth, which is slightly lower than consensus of 21.6% for the F4Q. Street is modeling 21.9% cloud growth, which is in line with our estimate for 21.2%. Oracle had closed the Aconex acquisition at the end of March. We had added Aconex to our estimates after the last earnings call. Oracle only provides quarterly cloud guidance and generally does not provide yearly cloud growth guidance, though it could provide commentary around yearly EPS growth expectations." (6/15/2018)
  • 3. Credit Suisse Group AG analysts commented, "We note the Zenedge acquisition presentation sizes the ‘cloud security market’ at $4.1bn in 2017, and growing exponentially to $12.7bn by 2022. IaaSpirations: Following Oracle’s announced data center expansion on Monday (followed by comments suggesting no change in IaaS strategy or CapEx intentions); we view this as additional evidence of a complete and competitive IaaS offering. All three major public cloud platforms offer similar web security functionality. We note Zenedge offers AWS specific WAF and DDoS products today and it will be interesting to see if these remain. We believe the world should remain multi-cloud for the foreseeable future and Oracle’s autonomous cloud a highly relevant part of that, especially for large enterprises." (2/18/2018)
  • 4. Drexel Hamilton analysts commented, "We believe these reports are inaccurate and we would be buyers of Oracle on any weakness this afternoon." (1/2/2018)

Are investors shorting Oracle?

Oracle saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 45,007,779 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the July 13th total of 40,965,947 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 18,181,088 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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, Principal Financial Officer & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mark Vincent Hurd, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas Kurian, Pres of Product Devel. (Age 51)
  • Mr. William Corey West, Exec. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)

Has Oracle been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ORCL stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Oracle earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the enterprise software provider an impact score of 45.68 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Oracle.

Who are Oracle's major shareholders?

Oracle's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.91%), FMR LLC (1.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.00%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.67%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.61%) and Vulcan Value Partners LLC (0.60%). 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, American Century Companies Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Hexavest Inc. and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Oracle company stock in the last year include Dorian Daley, Edward Screven, George H Conrades, 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 FMR LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Putnam Investments LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Vulcan Value Partners LLC and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings 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 $48.49.

How big of a company is Oracle?

Oracle has a market capitalization of $200.03 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.

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:  1,730 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,878
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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