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Why Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Could Be Your Next Investment

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), there’s is a dependable dividend payer with a an impressive track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Oracle here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

In the past couple of years, ORCL has ramped up its bottom line by over 100%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did ORCL outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Software industry expansion, which generated a 33% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company.

NYSE:ORCL Income Statement, March 25th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that ORCL is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 1.8%. ORCL has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:ORCL Historical Dividend Yield, March 25th 2019

Next Steps:

For Oracle, I’ve compiled three important aspects you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for ORCL’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for ORCL’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are ORCL’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of ORCL? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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