Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, enterprise-software giant Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Oracle's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Redwood City, Calif. (1977)|
|Market Cap||$135.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$37 billion|
|Management||Co-founder/CEO Lawrence Ellison
CFO Safra Catz
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||23.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$29.7 billion / $14.8 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 3,630 members who have rated Oracle believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Cloud computing continues to chug along and [Oracle] is one of the leaders. Acquisition growth has stepped up recently with [RightNow Technologies] and Taleo. This should keep them ahead of the pack. No integration issues have been publicized, so we should be good to grow.
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