News Bell: Infosys Limited (INFY), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Infosys Limited (INFY)

The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 01/12/2018. Infosys Limited (INFY) belongs to Computer and Technology sector that surged 5.77% in value when last trading session closed at $17.78. The company has a market capitalization of $38.04 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 17.2 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 21.1 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 16.4 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $18.24 on 01/16/18 and 52-Week low of $13.42 on 02/01/17.

Earnings per share (ttm) for Infosys Limited (INFY) according to Finviz Data is $1.

The growth estimate for Infosys Limited (INFY) for the current quarter is 4.2 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 4.2 percent. The company’s stock has grown by 6.26 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 9 percent.

The 52 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Infosys Ltd have a median target of 16.03, with a high estimate of 19.70 and a low estimate of 11.68. The median estimate represents a -9.87% decrease from the last price of 17.78.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were DOWN 6 times out of last 11 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 41% percent of times. It has met expectations  6  times and missed earnings  1 times.

The consensus recommendation for Infosys Limited (INFY) is 2.82. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 2.82. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 3, and 90 days ago was at 3 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Infosys Limited to have earnings per share of $0.25.

Revenue is expected to range from 2.7 Billion to 2.94 Billion with an average of 12000.

Company Profile:

Infosys Limited defines, designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions. It provides business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, re-engineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services and business process outsourcing. It serves aerospace and defense, airlines, automotive, communication services, consumer packaged goods, education, energy, financial services, healthcare, high technology, hospitality and leisure, industrial manufacturing, insurance, life sciences, logistics and distribution, media and entertainment, publishing, resources, retail and utilities industries. Infosys Limited, formerly known as Infosys Technologies Limited, is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL):

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) belongs to Computer and Technology sector closed its last session with a surged of 0.16 percent and closed its previous trading session at $49.59. According to Finviz reported data, the stock currently has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $2.33. The company has the Market capitalization of $205.73 Billion. The company’s stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.4 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of 18.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.5 percent. The company reached its 52-Week high of $53.14 on 09/14/17 and 52-Week low of $38.89 on 01/18/17.

The growth estimate for Oracle Corporation (ORCL) for the current quarter is 4.3 percent. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 1.1 percent. The company’s stock has grown by -0.47 percent in the past 5 years. For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 8.92 percent.

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Oracle Corp have a median target of 56.00, with a high estimate of 64.00 and a low estimate of 33.00. The median estimate represents a +12.93% increase from the last price of 49.59.

Financial History:

Following Earnings result, share price were UP 16 times out of last 32 Qtrs. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 50% percent of times. It has met expectations  3  times and missed earnings  3  times.

The consensus recommendation for Oracle Corporation (ORCL) is 1.65. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The consensus recommendation 30 days ago for this company stood at 1.7. In comparison, the consensus recommendation 60 days ago was at 1.67, and 90 days ago was at 1.59 respectively.

Future Expectations:

When the current quarter ends, Wall Street expects Oracle Corporation to have earnings per share of $0.72.

Revenue is expected to range from 9.62 Billion to 9.86 Billion with an average of 28000.

Company Profile:

Oracle Corporation is a global provider of enterprise cloud computing and is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation. Oracle Cloud provides leading-edge capabilities in Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Data as a Service (DaaS). Oracle’s security solutions enable organizations to implement and manage consistent security policies across the hybrid data center. Oracle security cloud services make leading security technologies available everywhere to organizations large and small. Oracle Cloud Platform enables developers, IT professionals, and business leaders to develop, extend, connect, and secure cloud applications, share data, and gain insights across applications and devices. Oracle’s application suites, platforms, and infrastructure leverage both the latest technologies and emerging ones, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT).