Oracle stock flips to a post-earnings loss after guidance

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Cowen & Co initiated the shares of ORCL in report on Friday, June 24 with "Outperform" rating. Oracle Corp now has $201.62B valuation. First Republic Investment Management Inc sold 167,429 shares as Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LYG)'s stock rose 13.69%.

07/05/2017 - Oracle Corporation was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at KeyBanc. During the session shares traded on above-average volume. It has a 27.66 P/E ratio.

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Ratings analysis reveals 33% of SL Green Realty's analysts are positive. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.10, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for ORCL over the next year. The lowest target is $95.0 while the high is $126.0.

On September 15 Barclays left the stock rating at "Buy" and raised the price target from $48.00 to $61.00. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Investec. This dividend amount represented a yeild of $1.44. The Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd holds 567,490 shares with $21.82 million value, up from 432,390 last quarter. Next Financial Group, Inc controls 11,520 shares worth $578,000,000. They now have a Dollars 58 price target on the stock. Cohen Mngmt Inc, California-based fund reported 125,227 shares.

"We believe Oracle will at least meet our 1Q:FY18 revenue estimate of $9.03 billion (up 5% YoY; Street is at $9.03 billion) and slightly exceed our EPS projection of $0.61 (Street is at $0.60)". -Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 13.7% -EPS (Q1): $0.62 vs. $0.55 past year.

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It closed at $97.84 lastly. It is down 43.10% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its the same as in 2016Q3.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ORCL. Sector Pension Board owns 36,931 shares. Opportunities Management Ltd Liability invested in 328,070 shares. Fiera reported 6.55M shares.

On 9/12/2017, RBC Capital Markets released a statement on Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) upped the target price from $53.00 to $56.00 that suggested an upside of 0.06%. Ww Investors holds 0.01% or 689,912 shares. The stock rose 0.08% or $0.04 reaching $52.84 per share. North Carolina-based Salem Investment Counselors has invested 0.06% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Marshall Wace Llp holds 91,586 shares. BTIG Research initiated Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Thursday, September 10 with "Buy" rating. Whitebox Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 16,600 shares. 193,465 were reported by Fiduciary Tru Company.

09/06/2017 - MoffettNathanson began new coverage on Oracle Corporation giving the company a "buy" rating. Therefore 80% are positive. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.39, for a total value of $7,708,500.00. Rosenblatt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 22 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by Jefferies. FBR Capital downgraded it to "Mkt Perform" rating and $44 target in Thursday, November 5 report. On Thursday, September 17 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Hold". JP Morgan maintained the shares of PSN in report on Friday, January 8 with "Underweight" rating. As per Wednesday, March 16, the company rating was maintained by UBS.

On 7/3/2017 Mark V Hurd, CEO, sold 350,000 with an average share price of $49.76 per share and the total transaction amounting to $17,416,000.00. Company insiders own 29.00% of the company's stock.

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