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  • Previous Rank82
  • Revenues ($M)38,275
  • Revenue Percent Change2.9%
  • Profits ($M)10,955
  • Profits Percent Change0.3%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)188,439

Cloud is now king for enterprise giant Oracle. The technology company established its dominance as a provider of software and databases for enterprise data centers. Last year, Oracle surpassed IBM to become the world’s second-largest software vendor by pulling in US $29.6 billion in software sales in 2013. But as more and more companies are using the cloud to power computing software and applications, Oracle is now shifting its software strategy and will make all of its software available to download in a subscription model from the internet come this fall. There’s a good reason for his move: revenue from the company’s cloud software products rose 29% in Oracle’s Q3 earnings earlier this year. And according to the company, Oracle is on track to sell more than $1 billion of new cloud subscriptions this fiscal year.

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Company Info

CEO
Safra A. Catz
Industry
Computer Software
Sector
Technology
HQ Location
Redwood City, CA
Websitehttp://www.oracle.com
Years on List20

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)38,2752.9%
Profits ($M)10,9550.3%
Total Stockholder Equity46,878-
Employees122,000-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)188,439-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues28.6%
Profits as % of Assets12.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.4%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.38
EPS % Change (from 2013)5.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)16.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)16.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)19%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.2%