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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for ORCL. The highest price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 24.88 percent. The lowest price target was 33, which equates to a potential downside of -34.59 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.77 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
ORCL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 21.39 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of ORCL is 1.07.
ORCL has a 52-week high of 51.85 and a 52-week low of 37.62. Today's price is 34.1 percent above the 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.