Woodstock Corp cut its position in shares of Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 247,115 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock after selling 2,194 shares during the period. Oracle Corp. makes up approximately 2.0% of Woodstock Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 13th largest position. Woodstock Corp’s holdings in Oracle Corp. were worth $9,707,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in ORCL. Seven Eight Capital LLC raised its stake in Oracle Corp. by 142.8% in the first quarter. Seven Eight Capital LLC now owns 31,281 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock valued at $1,280,000 after buying an additional 18,400 shares during the last quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC raised its stake in Oracle Corp. by 46.6% in the first quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC now owns 88,798 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock valued at $3,632,000 after buying an additional 28,232 shares during the last quarter. AIMZ Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Oracle Corp. by 1.5% in the first quarter. AIMZ Investment Advisors LLC now owns 20,176 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock valued at $825,000 after buying an additional 302 shares during the last quarter. Lombard Odier Transatlantic Limited Partnership raised its stake in Oracle Corp. by 11.9% in the first quarter. Lombard Odier Transatlantic Limited Partnership now owns 61,585 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock valued at $2,518,000 after buying an additional 6,550 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Avalon Advisors LLC raised its stake in Oracle Corp. by 12.1% in the first quarter. Avalon Advisors LLC now owns 395,884 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock valued at $16,196,000 after buying an additional 42,730 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 57.68% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL)

Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) traded up 0.42% during trading on Friday, hitting $40.27. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,013,115 shares. The firm has a market cap of $165.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.13 and a beta of 1.19. Oracle Corp. has a 12 month low of $33.13 and a 12 month high of $42.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $38.83 and a 200 day moving average of $39.89.

Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 15th. The enterprise software provider reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $8.60 billion for the quarter. Oracle Corp. had a net margin of 24.16% and a return on equity of 22.10%. The company’s revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that Oracle Corp. will post $2.63 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of equities research analysts have commented on ORCL shares. DA Davidson set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Oracle Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 11th. BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Oracle Corp. in a report on Monday, August 22nd. Vetr raised shares of Oracle Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.94 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on shares of Oracle Corp. in a report on Thursday, September 15th. Finally, Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Oracle Corp. in a report on Monday, September 26th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating and twenty-six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $43.79.

In related news, Director Hector Garcia-Molina sold 3,750 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.42, for a total value of $144,075.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 8,281 shares in the company, valued at approximately $318,156.02. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP Dorian Daley sold 16,065 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.61, for a total value of $636,334.65. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 25,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $990,250. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 29.00% of the company’s stock.

Oracle Corp. Company Profile

Oracle Corporation (Oracle) provides products and services that address all aspects of corporate information technology (IT) environments, including application, platform and infrastructure. The Company’s businesses include cloud and on-premise software, hardware and services. Its cloud and on-premise software business consists of three segments, including cloud software and on-premise software, which includes Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software license updates and product support.

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