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 highest price target was 63, which equates to a potential upside of 24.88 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 1.77 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.86 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of ORCL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 21.39 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ORCL has a PEG ratio of 1.07.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ORCL hit 51.85 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.62. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.1 percent, and 2.7 percent below the high. ORCL has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.