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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ORCL. The maximum price target given was 63, which equates to a potential upside of 24.88 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, implying potential capital losses 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. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 34.1 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.7 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.