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104 views  2013-06-21 06:44   Tagsbackground  adjusted  reported  company  Oracle 

Oracle Misses Earnings, Shares Get Hammered. Oracle (ORCL) reported Q4 net profit rose 10% to $3.8B and adjusted EPS came in at $0.87 missing Wall Street estimates. Revenue at the company was flat at $10.9B. Some on Wall Street view the company as coming late to the “Cloud” and playing catch-up causing the pressure on earnings and organic growth. Additionally the company said that it would move from the NASDAQ to the NYSE on July 15th. Once the move is completed Oracle will continue to trade under its current ticket symbol ORCL. Pre-market: 30.75 -2.46 (-7.41%)

Upgrades:

Bayer AG (BAYRY): Goldman Sachs raised their rating from Neutral to Buy.

Cardinal Health (CAH): William Blair raised their rating from Market Perform to Outperform. After Hours: 47.32 +0.25 (0.54%)

Facebook (FB): UBS raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and raised their target price from $28.00 to $30.00. Pre-market: 24.42 +0.52 (2.18%)

Forest Labs (FRX): Goldman Sachs raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and raised their target price from $40.00 to $50.00. Pre-market: 41.08 +0.89 (2.21%)

Kennametal (KMT): Barrington raised their rating from Market Perform to Outperform and placed a target price of $45.00 on the company.

Kimberly-Clark (KMB): BMO Capital raised their rating from Underperform to Market Perform and placed a target price of $96.00 on the company. After Hours: 95.00 +0.34 (0.36%)

NetGear (NTGR): Wedbush raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform and raised their target price from $32.00 to $38.00.

Southern Co (SO): Citigroup raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and maintained their target price of $51.00. Pre-market: 43.00 +0.52 (1.22%)

Streelcase (SCS): Longbow raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and placed a target price of $18.00 on the company.

Downgrades:

Diageo PLC (DEO): Santander lowered their rating from Buy to Hold. Pre-market: 115.78 +2.08 (1.83%)

ITT Educational (ESI): Argus lowered their rating from Hold to Sell. Pre-market: 24.85 -0.08 (-0.32%)

Newmont Mining (NEM): UBS lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral. Pre-market: 29.90 +0.15 (0.50%)

Coverage Initiated:

Burger King Worldwide (BKW): Wells Fargo initiated coverage with a Market Perform rating and target range of $21.00 - $22.00.

Wendy’s (WEN): Wells Fargo initiated coverage with a Market Perform rating and target range of $6.00 - $7.00.

Earning Reports:

CarMax (KMX): Reported EPS of $0.64 beating estimates by +$0.06. Pre-market: 45.24 +0.67 (1.50%)

Darden Restaurants (DRI): Reported EPS of $1.01 missing estimates by -$0.04. Pre-market: 51.00 -0.23 (-0.45%)

Oracle (ORCL): Reported EPS of $0.87 missing estimates by -$0.01. Pre-market: 30.75 -2.46 (-7.41%)

TIBCO Software (TIBX): Reported EPS of $0.18 in-line with estimates. Pre-market: 21.36 +0.35 (1.67%)

Markets: 
Futures at 7:00: Dow +0.63%. S&P +0.65%. Nasdaq +0.52%. Crude +0.36% to $95.49. Gold +0.45% to $1292.20.

Europe: London +0.87%. Paris +0.67%. Frankfurt +0.21%. 

Asia: Japan +1.66% to 13230. Hong Kong -0.59% to 20263. China -0.52% to 2073. India +0.29% at 18774. 

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