Buy This Now For Growth And Dividend Growth – Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

GARCIA-MOLINA HECTOR, Director, subtracted 3,750 shares of Oracle Corporation (ORCL) from its portfolio at the rate of $54.52 per share valuing $204,461 on May 15. The insider left behind 26,094 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Oracle Corporation (ORCL) was $53.84. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $54.07, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $54.29. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $53.53 and a 2nd Support Level at $53.21. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) stock has gained $1.25, or 2.38%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.41, or 0.77%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.78, or 1.47%. This year-to-date, Oracle Corporation (ORCL) shares have gained $8.69, or 19.25%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Oracle Corporation (ORCL) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 3,417,654 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $183,254,608K. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) generates $39,831 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $3,825 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 11.54%, a 3-Year Total Return of 35.69%, and a 5-year Total Return of 31.90%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 153.33%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.240 per share on 04/10/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.78%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.96.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Feb-19, Oracle Corporation (ORCL) reported earnings of $0.87 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.84 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 3.49% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Nov-18, the reported earnings of $0.80 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.78 per share, which was a 2.33% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 05/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.98 per share. This estimate came from a total of 11 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.00 and the low estimate was $0.97. In the year-ago quarter, Oracle Corporation (ORCL) generated per-share earnings of $0.91. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +7.69% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 33 purchases (12,281,580 shares in total) and 12 sale (7,473,750 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 42 insider buys amounting to 14,618,416 shares and 17 insider sales amounting to 7,516,302 shares. In the past full year, 78 insider purchases were made (involving 17,552,307 shares) and 40 insider sell-offs equivalent to 9,338,161 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Oracle Corporation (ORCL) has a Current Ratio of 3.96, a Quick Ratio of 3.94 and a Cash Ratio of 3.50. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 132.57, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 57.00, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 44.16. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 122.75 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 52.78.