Oracle Corporation provides products and services that address enterprise information technology environments worldwide. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Oracle's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ORCL is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ORCL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ORCL underperformed the US Software industry which returned 58.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ORCL underperformed the US Market which returned 57.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Oracle's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Oracle undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ORCL ($78.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($91.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ORCL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ORCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (54.3x).
PE vs Market: ORCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.3x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ORCL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ORCL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (25.5x) compared to the US Software industry average (8.9x).
How is Oracle forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ORCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ORCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ORCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ORCL's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ORCL's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ORCL's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (217.5%).
How has Oracle performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ORCL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ORCL's current net profit margins (32.3%) are higher than last year (27.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ORCL's earnings have grown by 6.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ORCL's earnings growth over the past year (19.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ORCL earnings growth over the past year (19.2%) exceeded the Software industry 16.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ORCL's Return on Equity (133.13%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Oracle's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ORCL's short term assets ($43.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($20.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: ORCL's short term assets ($43.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($88.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ORCL's debt to equity ratio (697.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ORCL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 86.6% to 697.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ORCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.8%).
Interest Coverage: ORCL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7x coverage).
What is Oracle current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ORCL's dividend (1.63%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: ORCL's dividend (1.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ORCL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ORCL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.5%), ORCL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ORCL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Safra Catz (58 yo)
Ms. Safra Ada Catz has been the Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation since September 17, 2014. Ms. Catz served as the President of Oracle Corporation from January 2004 to September 2014 and served...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Safra's total compensation ($USD964.06K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Safra's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ORCL's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ORCL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ORCL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Oracle Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Oracle Corporation
- Ticker: ORCL
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$237.284b
- Shares outstanding: 2.88b
- Website: https://www.oracle.com
Number of Employees
- Oracle Corporation
- 2300 Oracle Way
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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