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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.59
NYSE:ORCL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 1.59 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 149.79
Current: 1.59

0.92
149.79
Equity to Asset 0.48
NYSE:ORCL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 0.48 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.48

0.42
0.66
Interest Coverage 16.15
NYSE:ORCL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 704.34 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 16.15 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.02   Max: 215
Current: 16.15

12.02
215
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.69
M-Score: -2.71
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 38.57
NYSE:ORCL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 38.57 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 17.42   Max: 39.49
Current: 38.57

17.42
39.49
Net-margin (%) 28.44
NYSE:ORCL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 28.44 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.39   Max: 61.55
Current: 28.44

11.39
61.55
ROE (%) 24.22
NYSE:ORCL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 24.22 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 21.95   Max: 124
Current: 24.22

21.95
124
ROA (%) 12.21
NYSE:ORCL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1746 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 12.21 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 11.26   Max: 61.93
Current: 12.21

11.26
61.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 485.58
NYSE:ORCL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 29.64 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 485.58 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 128.11   Max: 483.5
Current: 485.58

128.11
483.5
Revenue Growth (%) 6.10
NYSE:ORCL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 6.10 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 34.4
Current: 6.1

0.7
34.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.10
NYSE:ORCL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 9.10 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 89.2
Current: 9.1

-26.5
89.2
EPS Growth (%) 12.50
NYSE:ORCL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 12.50 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.7   Max: 95.7
Current: 12.5

-25.7
95.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ORCL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 400,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,701 sh (New)
John Rogers 120,315 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 103,000 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 1,751,190 sh (+19357.7%)
Bill Frels 41,295 sh (+200.98%)
NWQ Managers 6,510,955 sh (+149.6%)
Paul Tudor Jones 47,561 sh (+109.52%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,263,953 sh (+45.26%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,179,800 sh (+31.73%)
First Pacific Advisors 14,602,300 sh (+27.19%)
Steven Romick 13,305,200 sh (+25.82%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 32,074,484 sh (+17.2%)
Yacktman Fund 12,000,000 sh (+15.07%)
Joel Greenblatt 583,506 sh (+14.58%)
Donald Yacktman 27,883,057 sh (+14.2%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,205,000 sh (+12.5%)
Jim Simons 2,841,432 sh (+12.07%)
David Dreman 7,441 sh (+11.31%)
Lou Simpson 5,887,075 sh (+11.03%)
Mario Gabelli 75,405 sh (+8.64%)
Jeff Auxier 137,045 sh (+7.87%)
Charles Brandes 387,614 sh (+5.55%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 541,593 sh (+1.85%)
John Buckingham 147,553 sh (+1.24%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,070,613 sh (+0.64%)
Tom Russo 12,500 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 5,687,640 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 7,080,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mark Hillman 68,743 sh (-0.16%)
Tom Gayner 641,500 sh (-0.25%)
Richard Pzena 17,097,751 sh (-0.81%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 307,800 sh (-1.13%)
Chris Davis 10,303,865 sh (-2%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,476,697 sh (-2.21%)
Jeremy Grantham 47,906,184 sh (-3.11%)
Scott Black 350,636 sh (-4.13%)
Ray Dalio 629,782 sh (-17.19%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,340,033 sh (-41.36%)
Ken Fisher 10,945,558 sh (-43.11%)
Pioneer Investments 1,855,092 sh (-72.2%)
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Q1 2014

ORCL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

James Barrow 15,656,561 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,132 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 70,517 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 15,047 sh (+72.93%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,558,189 sh (+17.36%)
Wallace Weitz 2,015,260 sh (+15.08%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 15,315,396 sh (+13.64%)
John Rogers 136,645 sh (+13.57%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,801,188 sh (+10.33%)
Lou Simpson 6,446,290 sh (+9.5%)
Steven Romick 14,251,000 sh (+7.11%)
First Pacific Advisors 15,631,000 sh (+7.04%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 33,215,399 sh (+3.56%)
Bill Nygren 7,330,000 sh (+3.53%)
John Buckingham 152,235 sh (+3.17%)
Bill Frels 42,043 sh (+1.81%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 542,960 sh (+0.25%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,265,351 sh (+0.04%)
Robert Olstein 103,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 137,045 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,205,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 27,774,201 sh (-0.39%)
Charles Brandes 385,541 sh (-0.53%)
Tom Gayner 632,000 sh (-1.48%)
Scott Black 343,912 sh (-1.92%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,097,000 sh (-1.97%)
Ken Fisher 10,444,769 sh (-4.58%)
Mario Gabelli 71,930 sh (-4.61%)
David Dreman 7,083 sh (-4.81%)
NWQ Managers 6,061,155 sh (-6.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,187 sh (-7.09%)
Pioneer Investments 1,709,175 sh (-7.87%)
Ray Dalio 565,282 sh (-10.24%)
Chris Davis 9,184,651 sh (-10.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 42,349,429 sh (-11.6%)
Charles de Vaulx 4,975,822 sh (-12.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 509,538 sh (-12.68%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 265,800 sh (-13.65%)
Richard Pzena 14,734,795 sh (-13.82%)
Tom Russo 10,000 sh (-20%)
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Q2 2014

ORCL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 213,600 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
James Barrow 37,036,199 sh (+136.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 894,538 sh (+75.56%)
Robert Olstein 130,000 sh (+26.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,490 sh (+21.05%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,004,889 sh (+17.46%)
John Rogers 157,405 sh (+15.19%)
Bill Nygren 8,190,000 sh (+11.73%)
Ken Fisher 11,149,512 sh (+6.75%)
Lou Simpson 6,708,783 sh (+4.07%)
John Buckingham 154,501 sh (+1.49%)
First Pacific Advisors 15,810,200 sh (+1.15%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,888,660 sh (+1.12%)
Tom Gayner 638,000 sh (+0.95%)
Wallace Weitz 2,020,955 sh (+0.28%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 543,775 sh (+0.15%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 33,258,238 sh (+0.13%)
Tom Russo 10,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,205,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Singer 513,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 14,251,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 71,810 sh (-0.17%)
Donald Yacktman 27,710,005 sh (-0.23%)
Bill Frels 41,553 sh (-1.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 41,641,031 sh (-1.67%)
Jeff Auxier 134,195 sh (-2.08%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 14,947,764 sh (-2.4%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 252,070 sh (-5.17%)
Chris Davis 8,590,789 sh (-6.47%)
Murray Stahl 13,761 sh (-8.55%)
Ray Dalio 515,982 sh (-8.72%)
Charles Brandes 350,658 sh (-9.05%)
Charles de Vaulx 4,373,808 sh (-12.1%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,399,600 sh (-14.03%)
Richard Pzena 12,273,978 sh (-16.7%)
NWQ Managers 4,972,647 sh (-17.96%)
Scott Black 245,959 sh (-28.48%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,763,486 sh (-45.99%)
David Dreman 2,492 sh (-64.82%)
Pioneer Investments 47,694 sh (-97.21%)
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Q3 2014

ORCL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Yacktman Fund 13,190,000 sh (+9.92%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,960,000 sh (+6.74%)
Steven Romick 14,440,000 sh (+1.33%)
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Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:ORCL

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Yacktman Fund 2014-09-30 Add 9.92%0.4%$38.44 - $41.9 $ 37.8-7%13190000
Yacktman Focused Fund 2014-09-30 Add 6.74%0.31%$38.44 - $41.9 $ 37.8-7%11960000
James Barrow 2014-06-30 Add 136.55%1.15%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%37036199
Richard Pzena 2014-06-30 Reduce -16.7%0.58%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%12273978
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -28.48%0.43%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%245959
Lou Simpson 2014-06-30 Add 4.07%0.43%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%6708783
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -17.96%0.4%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%4972647
Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-30 Reduce -45.99%0.33%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%1763486
John Hussman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.31%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%100000
Bill Nygren 2014-06-30 Add 11.73%0.25%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%8190000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 75.56%0.19%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%894538
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Add 26.21%0.15%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%130000
Glenn Greenberg 2014-06-30 Add 1.12%0.14%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%7888660
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -64.82%0.01%$38.98 - $42.81 $ 37.8-8%2492
Glenn Greenberg 2014-03-31 Add 10.33%1.21%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%7801188
Lou Simpson 2014-03-31 Add 9.5%1%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%6446290
James Barrow 2014-03-31 New Buy0.92%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%15656561
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 Reduce -13.82%0.53%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.80%14734795
Wallace Weitz 2014-03-31 Add 15.08%0.34%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%2015260
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 13.64%0.28%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%15315396
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -6.91%0.15%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%6061155
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 3.56%0.12%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 37.8-1%33215399
Seth Klarman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.3%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%0
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 Add 19357.7%2.19%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%1751190
NWQ Managers 2013-12-31 Add 149.6%1.32%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%6510955
Lou Simpson 2013-12-31 Add 11.03%1.06%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%5887075
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Reduce -43.11%0.69%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%10945558
Robert Olstein 2013-12-31 New Buy0.56%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%103000
Yacktman Fund 2013-12-31 Add 15.07%0.55%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%12000000
Donald Yacktman 2013-12-31 Add 14.2%0.55%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%27883057
Yacktman Focused Fund 2013-12-31 Add 12.5%0.5%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%11205000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 17.2%0.48%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%32074484
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Reduce -41.36%0.38%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%12340033
Ruane Cunniff 2013-12-31 Add 45.26%0.21%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%3263953
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.13%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%400000
John Rogers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 37.810%120315
Glenn Greenberg 2013-09-30 Add 14.89%1.36%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%7025771
Yacktman Fund 2013-09-30 Add 46.78%1.12%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%10428500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.91%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%0
NWQ Managers 2013-09-30 New Buy0.82%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%2608551
Richard Pzena 2013-09-30 Add 22.18%0.67%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%17238143
Donald Yacktman 2013-09-30 Add 21.71%0.64%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%24416925
Yacktman Focused Fund 2013-09-30 Add 20%0.63%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%9960000
Lou Simpson 2013-09-30 Add 5.13%0.46%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%5302353
Leon Cooperman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.38%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 16.88%0.38%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%27367792
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-09-30 Add 21.57%0.37%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%13781616
Ruane Cunniff 2013-09-30 Add 194.72%0.29%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%2246918
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 85.66%0.25%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%509246
Chris Davis 2013-09-30 Reduce -18.98%0.19%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%10514039
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Reduce -13.3%0.15%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%21043586
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -21.89%0.06%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%760482
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 46.22%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 37.816%69405
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Hotchkis & Wiley Comments on Oracle - Jul 22, 2014

Stock selection in technology was the largest performance detractor for the quarter. Oracle (ORCL) (2.7%)* lagged after reporting results slightly below consensus estimates, though our investment thesis remains fully intact.



From Hotchkis & Wiley's Large Cap Value Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.



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Yacktman Funds Comment on Oracle - Mar 12, 2014

Oracle Corp. appreciated more than 10% after reporting solid earnings results. We first purchased shares in Oracle Corp. in late June of this year and quickly built a position that today is more than 3% of assets in each Fund. The Oracle Corp. investment demonstrates that new value opportunities can still be found even during a period of significant market appreciation.





From Yacktman Funds' 2013 Annual Report - Portfolio Manager's Comments



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Yacktman Fund Comments on Oracle Corp. - Jan 30, 2014

Oracle Corp. (ORCL) appreciated more than 10% after reporting solid earnings results. We first purchased shares in Oracle Corp. in late June of this year and quickly built a position that today is more than 3% of assets in each Fund. The Oracle Corp. investment demonstrates that new value opportunities can still be found even during a period of significant market appreciation. 

From the Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s' fourth quarter 2013 shareholder update.

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Bill Nygren Comments on Oracle - Oct 08, 2013

n the quarter we have owned Oracle (ORCL), it has had more difficulty keeping up with Wall Street’s expectations than with ours. We continue to view the shares—selling at approximately 10x free cash flow—as significantly undervalued. Meanwhile, management is doing the right thing by aggressively repurchasing shares at what we believe to be a terrific price.

From Bill Nygren's third quarter 2013 Oakmark Select Fund commentary.
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Donald Yacktman Comments on Oracle Corp - Sep 09, 2013

As mentioned earlier, at the end of the quarter we acquired a position in Oracle Corporation (ORCL). Over the last few years we have purchased many positions in established technology companies where the growth rates have slowed but we believe there is significant free cash flow and the valuation is very attractive. We have referred to these investments as “old tech.” These stocks seem to lack a natural home buyer as they pass from growth managers who often pay high multiples for what they perceive to be long-term growth to value managers who dislike the rate of change that can occur in the technology industry due to innovation and competition.

From the Yacktman Funds' second quarter 2013 commentary.
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.80
ORCL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 45.10 vs. ORCL: 15.80 )
ORCL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.02   Max: 31.6
Current: 15.8

13.02
31.6
P/B 3.56
ORCL's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ORCL: 3.56 )
ORCL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 10.76
Current: 3.56

2.87
10.76
P/S 4.49
ORCL's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. ORCL: 4.49 )
ORCL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 8.16
Current: 4.49

3.17
8.16
PFCF 11.70
ORCL's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 11.70 )
ORCL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.34   Max: 28.02
Current: 11.7

9.34
28.02
EV-to-EBIT 9.95
ORCL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.16 vs. ORCL: 9.95 )
ORCL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 20
Current: 9.95

8.4
20
PEG 1.14
ORCL's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 1.14 )
ORCL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 6.83
Current: 1.14

0.52
6.83
Shiller P/E 20.00
ORCL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 20.00 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.91   Max: 36.79
Current: 20

17.91
36.79
Current Ratio 4.35
ORCL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ORCL: 4.35 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 4.35
Current: 4.35

0.97
4.35
Quick Ratio 4.34
ORCL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1735 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ORCL: 4.34 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 4.34
Current: 4.34

0.97
4.34

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.27
ORCL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ORCL: 1.27 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.27

0.22
1.27
Dividend Payout 0.20
ORCL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 0.20 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.2

0.09
0.26
Dividend growth (3y) 31.70
ORCL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ORCL: 31.70 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 68.7
Current: 31.7

0
68.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.36
ORCL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ORCL: 2.36 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.36

0.4
2.31
Share Buyback Rate 3.50
ORCL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. ORCL: 3.50 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.5   Max: -0.1
Current: 3.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 84.00
ORCL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 84.00 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.98   Max: 855.5
Current: 84

8.98
855.5
Price/Tangible Book 14.00
ORCL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. ORCL: 14.00 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 6.27   Max: 386.2
Current: 14

6.27
386.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
ORCL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. ORCL: 0.80 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 14.25
Current: 0.8

0.77
14.25
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
ORCL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ORCL: 0.91 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.24
Current: 0.91

0.53
5.24
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.09
ORCL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORCL: 1.09 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4.5
Current: 1.09

0.56
4.5
Price/Graham Number 3.09
ORCL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. ORCL: 3.09 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 20.99
Current: 3.09

2.3
20.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
ORCL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1496 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ORCL: 10.10 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 11.9
Current: 10.1

5
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.51
ORCL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ORCL: 19.51 )
ORCL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 31.3
Current: 19.51

-11.3
31.3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:ORC.Germany, ORCL34.Brazil, ORCL.Mexico
Oracle Corporation was incorporated in 2005 as a Delaware corporation and is the successor to operations originally begun in June 1977. The Company is a provider of enterprise software and a provider of computer hardware products and services. The Company provides technologies of cloud computing, including database and middleware as well as web-based applications, virtualization, clustering and systems management. It provides cloud services as well as software and hardware products to other cloud service providers, both public and private. Its software business consists of two operating segments namely new software licenses and software license updates and product support. The new software licenses operating segment of its software business mainly includes the licensing of database and middleware software, as well as applications software. Its software solutions are designed to help customers reduce the cost and complexity of their IT infrastructures by delivering solutions via an industry standards-based, integrated architecture. Its software products are designed to operate on both single server and clustered server configurations for on-premise or cloud computing IT environments and to support a choice of operating systems, including, for example, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, Microsoft Windows and third party UNIX products. Software license updates provide customers with rights to unspecified software product upgrades and maintenance releases and patches released during the term of the support period. Its hardware systems business consists of two operating segments namely hardware systems products and hardware systems support. The Company's hardware systems and related services including servers, storage, networking, virtualization software, operating systems, and management software to support diverse public and private cloud computing environments. Its Oracle Engineered Systems include Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, SPARC SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance. Its hardware systems support offerings provide customers with software updates for the software components that are essential to the functionality of its server and storage products, such as Oracle Solaris and can include product repairs, maintenance services and technical support services. Its services business is comprised of the remainder of its operating segments and offers consulting services, managed cloud services, and education services. Its services business is comprised of the remainder of its operating segments and offers consulting services, managed cloud services and education services. Its consulting services include business and IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration and ongoing product enhancements and upgrades. The Company directly markets and sells its products and services to
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