Oracle Corporation ($ORCL) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Oracle Corporation
Stock ticker ORCL
Live stock price [stckqut]ORCL[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $12.72
Target stock price (averages with growth) $20.2
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $24.77
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $24.71

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=orcl

Oracle Corporation is a provider of enterprise software and computer hardware products and services. The Company's software, hardware systems, and services businesses develops, manufactures, markets, hosts and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems, with the latter consisting primarily of computer server and storage products. It is organized into three businesses: software, hardware systems and services. Its software business consists of two segments: new software licenses and software license updates and product support. Its hardware systems business consists of two segments: hardware systems products and hardware systems support. The Company's services business consists of the remainder of its segments and offers consulting services, managed cloud services, and education services. On January 25, 2012, it acquired RightNow Technologies, Inc. (RightNow). On April 5, 2012, the Company acquired Taleo Corporation (Taleo).

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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