News Review: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Oracle Corporation is a global provider of enterprise cloud computing and is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation. Oracle Cloud provides leading-edge capabilities in Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Data as a Service (DaaS). Oracle’s security solutions enable organizations to implement and manage consistent security policies across the hybrid data center. Oracle security cloud services make leading security technologies available everywhere to organizations large and small. Oracle Cloud Platform enables developers, IT professionals, and business leaders to develop, extend, connect, and secure cloud applications, share data, and gain insights across applications and devices. Oracle’s application suites, platforms, and infrastructure leverage both the latest technologies and emerging ones, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Oracle Corporation (ORCL)‘s Financial Overview

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) surged 0.31% yesterday to close its trading session at $48.95. The company has 1 year Price Target of $55.77. Oracle Corporation has 52-Week high of $53.14 and 52-Week Low of $38.59. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 11.69 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $203.07 Billion.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) reported its last quarterly earnings on 11/29/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.7/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.68/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.02 a share with a surprise factor of 2.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.51 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 1.85 percent. Oracle Corporation has P/S value of 5.22 while its P/B value stands at 3.64. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7.4 percent, Return on Equity of 18.3 percent and Return on Investment of 9.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 78.8 percent and 33.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Oracle Corp have a median target of 55.00, with a high estimate of 64.00 and a low estimate of 33.00. The median estimate represents a +12.36% increase from the last price of 48.95.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Twitter is a public, real-time, global platform where any user can create a Tweet and any user can follow other users.  The platform is unique in its simplicity: Tweets are limited to 140 characters of text.  This constraint makes it easy for anyone to quickly create, distribute and discover content that is consistent across our platform and optimized for mobile devices. As a result, Tweets drive a high velocity of information exchange that makes Twitter uniquely live.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)‘s Financial Outlook

The 29 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Twitter Inc have a median target of 19.00, with a high estimate of 27.00 and a low estimate of 13.00. The median estimate represents a -21.97% decrease from the last price of 24.35.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Twitter, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.29. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0.41% and closed its last trading session at $24.35. The company has the market capitalization of $17.84 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $25.56 and 52-Week low of $14.12. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 11.63 Million shares. The company has a total of 732.71 Million shares outstanding.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.1/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.07/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.03. This shows a surprise factor of 42.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 1.42 percent. Beta for Twitter, Inc. stands at 1.1 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.76. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.81%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.33%.

Twitter, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.53%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 31.72%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -5.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -7.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -6.1% with Gross margin of 60.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -11.1% and -15.1% respectively.

 

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