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|Day's range||49.85 - 50.29|
|52-week range||39.03 - 53.14|
|PE ratio (TTM)||21.59|
|Earnings date||13 Mar 2018 - 19 Mar 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.76 (1.54%)|
|1y target est||55.77|
After five years of rapid growth, technology companies are expected to issue less debt in 2018 as they start to bring some of the cash parked overseas back to the U.S.
The critical patch contains 237 new security fixes across several Oracle products, the company said on its website. Separately, technology website The Register reported, citing a document in Oracle's customers-only portal, that certain versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARCv9 are affected by one of the chip flaws, named Spectre, and the company was working on a security patch for it.
(Reuters) - Oracle Corp said on Tuesday it issued a critical patch that provides fixes for certain of its products for Intel Corp chip flaws. The critical patch contains 237 new security fixes across several ...
After a report surfaced of Oracle potentially losing two key customers, investors have to wonder if the software company's competitive advantages are still intact.
Former winner Nick Holroyd has joined British sailor Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team as chief designer for their next America's Cup challenge. The appointment follows the arrival in November of former Oracle Team USA general manager Grant Simmer as chief executive of the Portsmouth-based team. Holroyd won the Cup with Emirates Team New Zealand in 2000 and was formerly the Technical Director at Softbank Team Japan for the 35th America's Cup campaign.
With Jeff Bezos leading the pack, technology-company founders hold five of the top ten spots on this billionaires' list.
Earlier in this series, we saw how improvement in Oracle’s (ORCL) SaaS revenues and gross margins improved its net margins. Now let’s look into Oracle’s cash and cash flows to determine whether they support the company’s recent addition of $12 billion in its share buyback program. In fiscal 2Q18, Oracle generated ~$14.7 billion in GAAP OCF (operating cash flow).
Oracle's BYOL has resulted in significant management and operational costs, as with BYOL, customers with existing on-premise licenses can use Oracle's PaaS at a fraction of the previous PaaS price.
Within its Software Licensing segment, Oracle’s new software licenses revenues were almost flat. It grew 0.4% to ~$1.4 billion in fiscal 2Q18.
As of December 26, 2017, Microsoft (MSFT), with a market cap exceeding $650 billion, continued to be the largest software player. Oracle came in second.
Through Oracle 18c, Oracle is targeting its current on-premise customer base that runs the company's database on their own hardware.
Oracle has only one "sell" recommendation, which means that despite the lower-than-expected guidance for the current quarter, industry analysts still seem hopeful for Oracle's prospects and its ...
Sanderson writes that in general, the relative valuation of mega-cap tech stocks, including Fang stocks and Apple (AAPL), relative to the S&P 500 increased in the third quarter, but then decreased in the fourth quarter, as value significantly outperformed growth toward the end of the year While year-end premiums for big tech were still higher at the end of the fourth quarter than at mid-year, Sanderson highlights that relative valuation is still "well below" the five- and ten-year historic averages.
With a market share of 41.6%, Oracle leads the database space. However, its market share has dropped 1.5% since 2016. Microsoft (MSFT) and IBM (IBM) are the top three players in this space.
According to Synergy Research, quarterly cloud infrastructure services, which include IaaS, PaaS, and hosted private cloud services, grew to become a $12 billion market in 3Q17.
Oracle tried to leverage its leadership position in the database space by providing DbaaS (database-as-a-service) business, which was launched in September 2016.