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  • Previous Rank
    260
  • Revenues ($M)
    $37,047
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -3.1%
  • Profits ($M)
    $8,901
  • Profits Percent Change
    -10.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $112,180
  • Employees
    136,000

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, from around $38 at the beginning of January.

Company Information

Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2016.
CEO
Safra A. Catz
Sector
Technology
Industry
Computer Software
HQ Location
Redwood City, CA
Websitehttp://www.oracle.com
Years on Global 500 List11
Employees136,000
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Oracle Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$37,047-3.1%
Profits ($M)$8,901-10.4%
Assets ($M)$112,180-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$47,289-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues24%
Profits as % of Assets7.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.8%