Evercore ISI Maintains a Hold Rating on Oracle (ORCL)

Evercore ISI analyst Kirk Materne maintained a Hold rating on Oracle (ORCLResearch Report) on July 19 and set a price target of $78.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $74.03.

According to TipRanks.com, Materne is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.4% and a 53.6% success rate. Materne covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as CCC Intelligent Solutions Holdings, Qualtrics International, and Tyler Technologies.

Oracle has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $86.94, which is a 16.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 20, Morgan Stanley also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $90.00 price target.

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Based on Oracle’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending May 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $11.84 billion and net profit of $3.19 billion. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $11.23 billion and had a net profit of $4.03 billion.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 34 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of ORCL in relation to earlier this year. Last month, Larry Ellison, the EC of ORCL bought 7,000,000 shares for a total of $208,040,000.

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Oracle Corp. engages in the provision of products and services that address all aspects of corporate information technology environments. It operates through the following business segments: Cloud and License, Hardware, and Services. The Cloud and License segment markets, sells, and delivers applications, platform, and infrastructure technologies. The Hardware segment provides hardware products and hardware-related software products including Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, industry-specific hardware, operating systems, virtualization, management and other hardware related software, and related hardware support. The Services segment offers consulting, advanced support, and education services. The company was founded by Lawrence Joseph Ellison, Robert Nimrod Miner and Edward A. Oates on June 16, 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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