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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.61
NYSE:ORCL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.11 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 1.61 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 128.97
Current: 1.61

0.93
128.97
Equity to Asset 0.52
NYSE:ORCL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 0.52 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.52

0.49
0.63
Interest Coverage 16.15
NYSE:ORCL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1030 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: 6
Z-Score: 4.23
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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Operating margin (%) 38.56
NYSE:ORCL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.62 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 38.56 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 17.42   Max: 39.49
Current: 38.56

17.42
39.49
Net-margin (%) 28.62
NYSE:ORCL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 28.62 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.39   Max: 61.55
Current: 28.62

11.39
61.55
ROE (%) 23.37
NYSE:ORCL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 23.37 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.92   Max: 97.46
Current: 23.37

19.92
97.46
ROA (%) 12.13
NYSE:ORCL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 12.13 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.96   Max: 48.15
Current: 12.13

9.96
48.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 482.16
NYSE:ORCL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 34.51 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 482.16 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 121.46   Max: 482.16
Current: 482.16

121.46
482.16
Revenue Growth (%) 6.10
NYSE:ORCL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 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 1105 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 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 1064 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 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

Q3 2013

ORCL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 2,535,332 sh (New)
John Buckingham 145,742 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 2,608,551 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 127,045 sh (+227.9%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,246,918 sh (+194.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 509,246 sh (+85.66%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,654,800 sh (+63%)
Yacktman Fund 10,428,500 sh (+46.78%)
Mario Gabelli 69,405 sh (+46.22%)
Richard Pzena 17,238,143 sh (+22.18%)
Donald Yacktman 24,416,925 sh (+21.71%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,781,616 sh (+21.57%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 9,960,000 sh (+20%)
Steven Romick 10,575,000 sh (+19.76%)
First Pacific Advisors 11,481,100 sh (+19.28%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 27,367,792 sh (+16.88%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,025,771 sh (+14.89%)
Bill Frels 13,720 sh (+10.73%)
Charles Brandes 367,222 sh (+8.02%)
Lou Simpson 5,302,353 sh (+5.13%)
Scott Black 365,759 sh (+4.62%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 531,753 sh (+0.46%)
Ken Fisher 19,239,102 sh (+0.07%)
Wallace Weitz 9,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 7,080,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 2,386,890 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 5,687,640 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mark Hillman 68,853 sh (-0.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 49,441,971 sh (-0.8%)
Tom Gayner 643,100 sh (-1.88%)
David Dreman 6,685 sh (-4.1%)
Tom Russo 12,500 sh (-4.76%)
Pioneer Investments 6,672,158 sh (-7.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 21,043,586 sh (-13.3%)
Chris Davis 10,514,039 sh (-18.98%)
Ray Dalio 760,482 sh (-21.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,700 sh (-25.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 311,320 sh (-35.36%)
Steven Cohen 130,169 sh (-64.28%)
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Q4 2013

ORCL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 120,315 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 103,000 sh (New)
George Soros 400,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 8,701 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%)
Bill Nygren 7,080,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 12,500 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 5,687,640 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Seth Klarman 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

Louis Moore Bacon 11,132 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 70,517 sh (New)
James Barrow 15,656,561 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%)
Jeff Auxier 137,045 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,205,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 103,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 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

Ken Fisher 11,149,512 sh (+6.75%)
Yacktman Fund 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 11,205,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 14,251,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 252,070 sh (-5.17%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:ORCL

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Glenn Greenberg 2014-03-31 Add 10.33%1.21%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%7801188
Lou Simpson 2014-03-31 Add 9.5%1%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%6446290
James Barrow 2014-03-31 New Buy0.92%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%15656561
Wallace Weitz 2014-03-31 Add 15.08%0.34%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%2015260
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 3.56%0.12%$35.84 - $39.57 $ 40.336%33215399
Seth Klarman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.3%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%0
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 Add 19357.7%2.19%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%1751190
Lou Simpson 2013-12-31 Add 11.03%1.06%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%5887075
Yacktman Fund 2013-12-31 Add 15.07%0.55%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%12000000
Donald Yacktman 2013-12-31 Add 14.2%0.55%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%27883057
Yacktman Focused Fund 2013-12-31 Add 12.5%0.5%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%11205000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 17.2%0.48%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%32074484
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Reduce -41.36%0.38%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%12340033
Ruane Cunniff 2013-12-31 Add 45.26%0.21%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%3263953
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.13%$32.19 - $37.99 $ 40.3318%400000
Glenn Greenberg 2013-09-30 Add 14.89%1.36%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%7025771
Yacktman Fund 2013-09-30 Add 46.78%1.12%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%10428500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.91%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%0
Donald Yacktman 2013-09-30 Add 21.71%0.64%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%24416925
Yacktman Focused Fund 2013-09-30 Add 20%0.63%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%9960000
Lou Simpson 2013-09-30 Add 5.13%0.46%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%5302353
Leon Cooperman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.38%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 16.88%0.38%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%27367792
Ruane Cunniff 2013-09-30 Add 194.72%0.29%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%2246918
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 85.66%0.25%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%509246
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Reduce -13.3%0.15%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%21043586
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -21.89%0.06%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%760482
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 46.22%$30.1 - $34.05 $ 40.3324%69405
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.10
NYSE:ORCL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 50.90 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 17.10 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.02   Max: 31.6
Current: 17.1

13.02
31.6
P/B 3.90
NYSE:ORCL's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 3.90 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 10.76
Current: 3.9

2.87
10.76
P/S 4.90
NYSE:ORCL's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 4.90 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 8.16
Current: 4.9

3.17
8.16
PFCF 13.20
NYSE:ORCL's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 154.41 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 13.20 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.34   Max: 28.02
Current: 13.2

9.34
28.02
EV-to-EBIT 11.28
NYSE:ORCL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 35.24 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 11.28 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 20
Current: 11.28

8.4
20
PEG 1.20
NYSE:ORCL's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 1.20 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 6.83
Current: 1.2

0.52
6.83
Shiller P/E 21.90
NYSE:ORCL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 21.90 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.91   Max: 36.79
Current: 21.9

17.91
36.79
Current Ratio 3.35
NYSE:ORCL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 3.35 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 3.35
Current: 3.35

1.05
3.35
Quick Ratio 3.33
NYSE:ORCL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 3.33 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 3.33
Current: 3.33

1.05
3.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
NYSE:ORCL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 1.20 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

0.22
1.2
Dividend Payout 0.19
NYSE:ORCL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 0.19 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.19

0.05
0.2
Dividend growth (3y) 31.70
NYSE:ORCL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 31.70 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 68.7
Current: 31.7

0
68.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.18
NYSE:ORCL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 2.18 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.18
Current: 2.18

0.4
2.18
Share Buyback Rate 3.50
NYSE:ORCL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 3.50 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.5   Max: -0.1
Current: 3.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 16.34
NYSE:ORCL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 16.34 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 142.22
Current: 16.34

7.5
142.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
NYSE:ORCL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 0.90 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 9.66
Current: 0.9

0.81
9.66
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
NYSE:ORCL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 0.98 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 4.23
Current: 0.98

0.66
4.23
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.11
NYSE:ORCL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 1.11 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.63
Current: 1.11

0.72
2.63
Price/Graham Number 3.46
NYSE:ORCL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1826 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 3.46 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 12.08
Current: 3.46

2.58
12.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.80
NYSE:ORCL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 8.80 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 11.9
Current: 8.8

5
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.95
NYSE:ORCL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. NYSE:ORCL: 19.95 )
NYSE:ORCL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 31.3
Current: 19.95

-11.3
31.3

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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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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ReplyGurufocus - 9 months ago
Traded at a lower P/E than in March 2009. Bought by Yacktman, Steven Romick, Bill Nygren etc: http://www.gurufocus.com/chart/ORCL#&serie=,,id:pb,s:ORCL&log=0&per=0

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