Analyst Ratings for Oracle Corp. (ORCL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ORCL last month.

22 analysts declared ORCL a buy, 3 issued an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ORCL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 63, which equates to a potential upside of 24.88 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying a possible loss of -34.59 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.77 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.86 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ORCL to grow at a rate of 21.39 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. ORCL has a PEG ratio of 1.07.

ORCL has a 52-week high of 51.85 and a 52-week low of 37.62. Currently the stock is 34.1 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.7 percent. ORCL has a price/earnings ratio of 22.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ORCL value stock report compares ORCL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ORCL is $211.67 billion. ORCL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.