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Oracle is one among many tech giants grappling with the new cloud computing economy. The bulk of the company’s business is built on the back of licenses for traditional “on premises” software offerings, especially its almighty database; recapturing its customers as they more to more flexible cloud software subscriptions is its 21st century challenge. In the face of fierce competition from the likes of Amazon and Microsoft, Oracle co-founder and chairman Larry Ellison scoffs; on a March earnings call, he claimed that his company has “a huge technology lead” over the rivals. Even so, the company has been fighting to replace slipping sales for hardware that sits on customer sites with cloud offerings. Oracle has enjoyed a run-up in its stock price over the first half of the year, boosting at the time this list’s publication nearly 20% from around $38 at the beginning of January.

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Safra A. Catz, Mark V. Hurd

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director




Computer Software

HQ Location

Redwood City, CA

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Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2016.Profile provided by S&P Global.
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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
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Revenues ($M)$37,047-3.1%
Profits ($M)$8,901.0-10.4%
Assets ($M)$112,180
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$47,289
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$183,556
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues24.0%
Profits as % of Assets7.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.8%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)2.07
EPS % Change (from 2015)-6.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)12.5%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)6.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)9.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.3%
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