Oracle Corp (ORCL) Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst

KeyBanc analyst Brent Bracelin maintained a Hold rating on Oracle Corp (ORCLResearch Report) yesterday. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $56.29.

Bracelin noted:

“We maintain our Sector Weight rating on high execution risk as the industry transitions to cloud. Industry transition to cloud remains a headwind to revenue growth.”

According to TipRanks.com, Bracelin is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 26.9% and a 72.6% success rate. Bracelin covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Slack Technologies Inc, Tyler Technologies, and Coupa Software Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Oracle Corp is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $59.69, representing a 8.0% upside. In a report issued on September 10, Monness also maintained a Hold rating on the stock.

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Based on Oracle Corp’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending May 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $11.14 billion and net profit of $3.74 billion. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $9.19 billion and had a net profit of $2.27 billion.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 18 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of ORCL in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in July 2019, Naomi Seligman, a Director at ORCL sold 90,000 shares for a total of $5,356,800.

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