List of trending Tech stock: Oracle Corporation's (ORCL)

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in ORCL. Inc. now owns 3,481 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 99 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Independent Franchise Partners LLP raised its stake in Oracle Corporation by 7.7% in the third quarter. The number of shares now owned by investors are 6.13 bln. Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in Microsoft Corporation by 1.8% in the second quarter. The stock tumbled -0.73 percent over the last 6 months. Magellan Asset Management Ltd raised its stake in Oracle Corporation by 1.5% in the second quarter. First Pacific Advisors LLC now owns 26,667,007 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $1,091,481,000 after buying an additional 1,486,487 shares during the last quarter.

Oracle Corporation is one of the world's leading suppliers of software for information management. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 21,813,440 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $1,256,454,000 after buying an additional 212,493 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.95% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:KOOL) shares moved to $3.19 after starting the day at $3.01. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)'s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.34% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 3.34% along with 3.14% distance from 200 day simple moving average. Microsoft Corporation has a 12 month low of $48.04 and a 12 month high of $65.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $167.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.47 and a beta of 1.14. The enterprise software provider reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01.

Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $17.97 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 20 analysts. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.60%. The company's revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $0.63 earnings per share.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) jumped 17.08 percent over the past one year, while it rose 6.09 percent year to date (YTD).

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The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 26th. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, January 3rd. Oracle Corporation's dividend payout ratio is 28.99%.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Kidder Stephen W Sells 425 Shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)" was originally posted by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. The stock was last seen 0.74% higher, reaching at $41.09 on February 13, 2017. The rating firm issued a Outperform rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 11, 2017. Whereas 10 of them predict the stock is a hold. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Vetr upgraded shares of Oracle Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $42.92 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 28th. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 14 are rating the stock a buy while 8 rate ORCL a strong buy. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), at its latest closing price of $68.02, it has a price-to-book ratio of 2.70, compared to an industry average at 2.44. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.85, for a total value of $153,187.50.

The Company has 4046.03 million shares outstanding and 2972.18 million shares were floated in market. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Naomi O. Seligman sold 45,000 shares of Oracle Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 21st. In a transaction dated December 15, 2016, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $40.85, raking in a sum of $153,188. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 56,250 shares of company stock worth $2,188,650 over the last quarter. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.08% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.04% for the last 4 weeks period. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The company's software products can be categorized into two broad areas: Systems software and Internet business applications software.

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