Oracle Corporation [NYSE: ORCL] closed the trading session at $64.48 on 12/21/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $63.88, while the highest price level was $65.19. The company report on December 21, 2020 that Cybereason Chooses Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to Boost Customer Defenses Against Cybersecurity Threats.
As its preferred cloud platform, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure will provide cybersecurity leader with improved price-performance and built-in security.
Oracle announced that Cybereason, a leader in future-ready protection, adopted Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) as its preferred platform to power the Cybereason Defense Platform and support its global expansion. The two companies are working together to help protect enterprises against advanced cybersecurity threats at every endpoint and across the enterprise.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 21.71 percent and weekly performance of 6.12 percent. The stock has been moved at 16.83 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 14.22 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 6.37 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 11.18M shares, ORCL reached to a volume of 18129966 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Oracle Corporation [ORCL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ORCL shares is $65.90 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ORCL stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Monness Crespi & Hardt have made an estimate for Oracle Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on December 18, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA Securities raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on December 16, 2020, representing the official price target for Oracle Corporation stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Oracle Corporation is set at 1.17, with the Price to Sales ratio for ORCL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.71. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 24.24, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 13.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for ORCL in the course of the last twelve months was 20.22.
ORCL stock trade performance evaluation
Oracle Corporation [ORCL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.12. With this latest performance, ORCL shares gained by 14.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 16.83% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 20.30% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ORCL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 75.92, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.87, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 71.46 for Oracle Corporation [ORCL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 58.72, while it was recorded at 63.56 for the last single week of trading, and 55.37 for the last 200 days.
Oracle Corporation [ORCL]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Oracle Corporation [ORCL] shares currently have an operating margin of +36.38 and a Gross Margin at +75.62. Oracle Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +25.94.
Return on Total Capital for ORCL is now 17.24, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 12.97. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 59.87, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.04. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Oracle Corporation [ORCL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 610.17. Additionally, ORCL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 85.92, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 63.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 585.77, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 82.48.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Oracle Corporation [ORCL] managed to generate an average of $75,074 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.38 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.35.Oracle Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 2.20.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Oracle Corporation [ORCL] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Oracle Corporation posted 0.97/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.96/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ORCL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Oracle Corporation go to 10.90%.
Oracle Corporation [ORCL]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $92,470 million, or 49.80% of ORCL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ORCL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 179,555,002, which is approximately -5.214% of the company’s market cap and around 38.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 139,378,568 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $8.99 billion in ORCL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $5.48 billion in ORCL stock with ownership of nearly -7.368% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Oracle Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of December and at the time of the December reporting period, where 754 institutional holders increased their position in Oracle Corporation [NYSE:ORCL] by around 50,300,528 shares. Additionally, 928 investors decreased positions by around 137,298,389 shares, while 288 investors held positions by with 1,246,487,050 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,434,085,967 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ORCL stock had 149 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,709,118 shares, while 88 institutional investors sold positions of 7,352,985 shares during the same period.