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Why Should You Consider Adding Oracle Corporation (ORCL) To Your Portfolio?

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has a beta value of 1.00 and has seen 7.01 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $238.22B, closed the last trade at $89.70 per share which meant it gained $0.73 on the day or 0.82% during that session. The ORCL stock price is 0.26% off its 52-week high price of $89.47 and 32.24% above the 52-week low of $60.78. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 6.42 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 7.62 million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that Oracle Corporation (ORCL) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.60. 1 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 17 out of 33 have rated it as a Hold, with 13 advising it as a Buy. 1 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $1.18.

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Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) trade information

Sporting 0.82% in the green in last session, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, 01/24/23 when the ORCL stock price touched $89.70 or saw a rise of 0.44%. Year-to-date, Oracle Corporation shares have moved 9.74%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 1.24%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) have changed 10.06%. Short interest in the company has seen 12.55 million shares shorted with days to cover at 1.28.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that Oracle Corporation shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained 19.82% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 0.20%, compared to -3.10% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2023 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -2.50% and 9.70% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 16.10%.

18 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $12.04 billion for the current quarter. 18 have an estimated revenue figure of $12.33 billion for the next quarter concluding in Feb 2023.

If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was 1.50% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2023 is a modest -47.00% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 10.02%.

ORCL Dividends

Oracle Corporation is expected to release its next earnings report between March 08 and March 13 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 1.28 at a share yield of 1.43%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)’s Major holders

Insiders own 42.78% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 42.87% with a share float percentage of 74.92%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Oracle Corporation having a total of 2,741 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 137.08 million shares worth more than $9.58 billion. As of Jun 29, 2022, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 5.08% of shares outstanding.

The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 114.92 million shares as of Jun 29, 2022. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $8.03 billion and represent 4.26% of shares outstanding.

Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund. As of Jun 29, 2022, the former fund manager holds about 1.60% shares in the company for having 43.22 million shares of worth $3.02 billion while later fund manager owns 34.84 million shares of worth $2.43 billion as of Jun 29, 2022, which makes it owner of about 1.29% of company’s outstanding stock.

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