Oracle Delivers Gains In Profit and Revenue

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Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, June 22 report. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.10 on this stock. (The) set a $47.00 target price on shares of Oracle Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 9th. About 114,759 shares traded. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) are $49.96 and $46.89. The stock's short float is around of 1.11% and short ratio is 2.51. Oracle Corporation has a 52-week low of $37.62 and a 52-week high of $53.14. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.21 and is expected to be $2.94 for the current year with 4,136,682,000 shares outstanding.

The world's largest enterprise database maker said September 14 in its Q2 2018 earnings report that it brought in revenue of $9.2 billion, up 7 percent over Q1 and easily outflanking Thomson Reuters analysts' projection of $9.02 billion. Washington-based Perkins Coie has invested 1.29% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Analysts were expecting 68 cents in earnings per share on $9.49 billion in revenue, according to Thomson Reuters. While its revenue growth of 7% beat analysts' expectations, Oracle's outlook spooked some investors. After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 78.57% EPS growth.

WARNING: This news story was originally posted by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The original version of this story can be accessed at The company also recently declared a dividend that was paid on Wed Aug 2, 2017. It also increased its holding in United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) by 183,907 shares in the quarter, for a total of 221,165 shares, and has risen its stake in Apache Corp (NYSE:APA). The company has market cap of $208.92 billion. Meanwhile, estimates have been going up lately ahead of the company's Q1 earnings release. Oracle had 81 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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Fiera Capital Corp decreased Evertec Inc (NYSE:EVTC) stake by 32,800 shares to 254,900 valued at $4.52 million in 2016Q4. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 6.49 million shares or 0.25% of the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Preferred Limited Liability reported 1,461 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Insiders own 29.00% of the company's stock. It fall, as 67 investors sold ORCL shares while 585 reduced holdings. Inc. now owns 3,481 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno has invested 0.12% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Overall, the share price is down -11.61% year to date. Institutional investors own 58.67% of the company's stock.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports application, platform, and infrastructure technologies for information technology (IT) environments worldwide. "In a couple of weeks, we will announce the world's first fully autonomous database cloud service", said Oracle Chairman and CTO, Larry Ellison.