Oracle (ORCL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) is scheduled to release its Q414 earnings data on Thursday, June 19th. Analysts expect Oracle to post earnings of $0.95 per share and revenue of $11.48 billion for the quarter.
Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) opened at 42.32 on Wednesday. Oracle has a one year low of $29.86 and a one year high of $42.88. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $41.73 and its 200-day moving average is $38.91. The company has a market cap of $188.7 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.62. Oracle also saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors acquired 15,471 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 108% compared to the typical volume of 7,424 call options.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ORCL. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Oracle from $43.00 to $48.00 in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Oracle in a research note on Monday. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $44.00. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Oracle from $35.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Monday. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Oracle has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.52.
In other Oracle news, Director Hector Garcia-Molina sold 1,250 shares of Oracle stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, June 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.00, for a total transaction of $52,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Oracle Corporation is a provider of enterprise software and computer hardware products and services. The Company provides cloud services as well as software and hardware products to other cloud service providers, both public and private.
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