Hot Stock for Investors: Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

stock overview

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) belonging to the Computer and Technology sector has declined -0.15% and closed its last trading session at $45.66.

The company reported its EPS on 03/15/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $47.97.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.74. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.85 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.85 and 1.92 respectively.

Oracle Corporation on 03/15/2017 reported its EPS as $0.69 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.62. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.07. This shows a surprise factor of 11.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Oracle Corporation Earnings, with 32 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.79.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.82 and $0.77 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.81.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Oracle Corporation as $10.47 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 30 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 10.75 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 10.32 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 10.6 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Oracle Corporation is -2.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 7.3%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 0.08% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 8.75%.

The Company got Upgrade by JP Morgan on 16-Mar-17 from Neutral to Overweight.

Insider Trades for Oracle Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 14 Feb 2017 where Garcia-Molina (Hector), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 1875 shares were traded at a price of $19.38.

13 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 1340470 shares traded.

30 analysts projected Price Targets for Oracle Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $54. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $33 and the Mean Price Target is $47.97.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) has the market capitalization of $187.31 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $46.99 on Mar 16, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $37.62 on Oct 13, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 18.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.2 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 19.22 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.17 and ATR value of 0.68. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.56% and 1.09%.