Jefferies Holds To Rating And Raises Price Target On Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

The Core Reasons To Buy Oracle Haven't Changed

It is down 16.06% since September 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.71% the S&P500. Breaking that down further, it has performed 2.05% for the week, 8.11% for the month, 18.15% over the last quarter, 15.44% for the past half-year and 31.16% for this previous year. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 6.49 million shares or 0.25% of the stock.

Director Bruce R. Chizen disclosed the sale of 206,250 shares. The current market value of the company is $2.35B. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. now owns 73,660 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock worth $3,286,000 after purchasing an additional 13,000 shares during the period. About 32.69 million shares traded or 196.91% up from the average.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) shares are struggling to make any headway in today's session. It has underperformed by 2.62% the S&P500. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. Flotek Industries had 10 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. boosted its stake in Oracle Corporation by 21.4% during the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, April 26 by Macquarie Research. Citigroup maintained KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) on Monday, August 22 with "Buy" rating. Vetr downgraded KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) on Friday, August 28 to "Strong-Buy" rating. "We sell more new applications customers than Salesforce.com does every year".

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 buys, and 0 insider sales for $3.37 million activity. 22 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. Winfield Assocs accumulated 0.01% or 540 shares. Partnervest Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability Corp reported 7,116 shares.

In other news, Director Bruce R. Chizen sold 206,250 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 5th.

The results initially gave Oracle's shares a boost of nearly 2 percent to $53.84 in after-hours trading, but the stock was up by just 0.02 percent to $52.80 by 1:50 p.m. Germany-based Deutsche Bancorp Ag has invested 0% in Flotek Industries Inc (NYSE:FTK). Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 0.02% or 54,200 shares. Opportunities Management Ltd Liability invested in 328,070 shares. 12,144 are held by Orca Limited. Stephens Ar stated it has 0.15% in Flotek Industries Inc (NYSE:FTK).

Analysts await SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) to report earnings on October, 18. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $2.21 and is estimated to be $2.94 for the current year with 4,136,682,000 shares now outstanding. SLG's profit will be $158.30M for 15.29 P/E if the $1.60 EPS becomes a reality.

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Oracle forecast total cloud revenue to increase 39 percent to 43 percent in the second quarter, lower than the 51.4 percent growth it reported in the latest quarter. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd acquired 135,100 shares as Oracle Corp (ORCL)'s stock rose 5.35%.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 15th. Its up 10.2% from 5.25 million shares previously.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2016Q3.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ORCL. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Oracle Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday. Mufg Americas invested in 238,077 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.59% or 1.43M shares.

Oracle Corporation (NYSE ORCL) traded down 7.303% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $48.935. Connable Office Inc accumulated 23,715 shares. Natixis Asset Mngmt reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Stifel Corp stated it has 0.02% in USG Corporation (NYSE:USG).

The weak revenue guidance will likely cause investors to reassess their view of the company, and question why they are now paying a premium for a company that has yet to overcome legacy growth issues.

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