Understanding Oracle Corporation (ORCL) through its ratios


In the latest session, Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) closed at $113.91 up 0.22% from its previous closing price of $113.66. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 23202291 shares were traded. ORCL stock price reached its highest trading level at $115.20 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $112.50.

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For a deeper understanding of Oracle Corporation’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 25.77 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 32.94. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.90 and its Current Ratio is at 0.90. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 37.53 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 35.63.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, HSBC Securities on September 15, 2023, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $144.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 07 when Smith Maria sold 3,680 shares for $115.00 per share. The transaction valued at 423,200 led to the insider holds 16,600 shares of the business.

Smith Maria sold 1,320 shares of ORCL for $154,150 on Jul 05. The EVP, Chief Accounting Officer now owns 20,280 shares after completing the transaction at $116.78 per share. On Jun 23, another insider, ELLISON LAWRENCE JOSEPH, who serves as the Executive Chairman of the company, sold 1,750,000 shares for $118.79 each. As a result, the insider received 207,880,605 and left with 1,145,732,353 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ORCL now has a Market Capitalization of 312.09B and an Enterprise Value of 388.95B. As of this moment, Oracle’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 33.87, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 18.27. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.12. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 6.11 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 130.93. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.63 whereas that against EBITDA is 19.89.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, ORCL has reached a high of $127.54, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $60.78. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 117.15, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 99.57.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, ORCL has traded an average of 10.69M shares per day and 20.95M over the past ten days. A total of 2.73B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.59B. Insiders hold about 42.60% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 42.70% stake in the company. Shares short for ORCL as of Aug 30, 2023 were 15.45M with a Short Ratio of 15.45M, compared to 15.05M on Jul 30, 2023. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 0.57% and a Short% of Float of 0.99%.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for ORCL is 1.60, from 1.52 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 1.34%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 1.40%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.55. The current Payout Ratio is 39.30% for ORCL, which recently paid a dividend on Oct 25, 2023 with an ex-dividend date of Oct 10, 2023. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Oct 12, 2000 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

There are 23 different market analysts currently analyzing its stock. On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.32 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $1.37 and a low estimate of $1.31, while EPS last year was $1.21. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.36, with high estimates of $1.43 and low estimates of $1.3.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $5.78 and $5.27 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $5.55. EPS for the following year is $6.23, with 27 analysts recommending between $6.89 and $5.86.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 27 analysts have provided revenue estimates for ORCL’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $54.46B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $53.09B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $53.72B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $49.95B, up 7.50% from the average estimate. Based on 27 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $58.09B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $59.52B and the low estimate is $55.65B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 8.10% from the average revenue estimate for this year.


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