Oracle Corporation [NYSE: ORCL] gained 0.51% on the last trading session, reaching $94.02 price per share at the time. The company report on November 15, 2021 that Oracle for Research Introduces New Cloud Service and Awards to Accelerate Scientific Innovation.
Oracle for Research, Oracle’s global community that uses cloud computing to accelerate scientific discovery, announced new resources that enable researchers, scientists, and developers to solve the world’s most complex problems. Oracle Open Data is a newly created cloud service that curates information – spatial images, protein sequences, and annotated text files – from the world’s leading scientific databases. The repository connects researchers, developers, students and educators with petabytes of open data from trusted resources. Oracle for Research also unveiled two award programs that offer new pathways to advance science and support global research communities in the Oracle Cloud ecosystem.
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” marks an exciting milestone for Oracle for Research,” said Alison Derbenwick Miller, Vice President, Oracle for Research. “Through our newly launched cloud-focused programs, products, and services, Oracle for Research is realizing our vision to accelerate discovery and results, and help change the world for good through an integrated community of researchers working collaboratively with Oracle and Oracle Cloud.”.
Oracle Corporation represents 2.77 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $258.40 billion with the latest information. ORCL stock price has been found in the range of $92.92 to $94.25.
If compared to the average trading volume of 9.66M shares, ORCL reached a trading volume of 5687476 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $89.32 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 2.90. 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.
Deutsche Bank have made an estimate for Oracle Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on November 02, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Monness Crespi & Hardt raised their target price from $113 to $115. The new note on the price target was released on September 14, 2021, representing the official price target for Oracle Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $100, while BMO Capital Markets analysts kept a Market Perform rating on ORCL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Oracle Corporation is set at 1.59, with the Price to Sales ratio for ORCL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 6.33. Price to Free Cash Flow for ORCL in the course of the last twelve months was 27.65.
Trading performance analysis for ORCL stock
Oracle Corporation [ORCL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.18. With this latest performance, ORCL shares dropped by -1.37% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.48% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 65.21% 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 47.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.86 for Oracle Corporation [ORCL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 92.62, while it was recorded at 94.00 for the last single week of trading, and 81.65 for the last 200 days.
Oracle Corporation [ORCL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Oracle Corporation [ORCL] shares currently have an operating margin of +38.99 and a Gross Margin at +77.19. Oracle Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +33.96.
Return on Total Capital for ORCL is now 17.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 16.55. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 158.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 11.15. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Oracle Corporation [ORCL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 1,661.11. Additionally, ORCL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 94.32, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 66.36. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 1,490.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 84.66.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Oracle Corporation [ORCL] managed to generate an average of $104,136 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.46 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.33.Oracle Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
Oracle Corporation [ORCL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Oracle Corporation posted 1.06/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 6.00%. 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 8.90%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Oracle Corporation [ORCL]
There are presently around $110,946 million, or 46.10% of ORCL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ORCL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 144,899,404, which is approximately -9.361% of the company’s market cap and around 41.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 117,360,992 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $11.03 billion in ORCL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $6.54 billion in ORCL stock with ownership of nearly -6.693% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Oracle Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of September and at the time of the September reporting period, where 791 institutional holders increased their position in Oracle Corporation [NYSE:ORCL] by around 31,101,237 shares. Additionally, 1,035 investors decreased positions by around 119,439,801 shares, while 372 investors held positions by with 1,029,481,013 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,180,022,051 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ORCL stock had 122 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,950,845 shares, while 92 institutional investors sold positions of 4,277,454 shares during the same period.