ORCL Stock News


Why the Oracle Stock Buyback Is Too Much of a Good Thing

A $10 billion Oracle stock buyback, paired with Tuesday's fiscal Q3 earnings beat, sent ORCL stock up 5.5% in the following two days.

But it's not at all clear investors should have greeted this news with so much enthusiasm. There's much more going on here than meets the eye, especially regarding the Oracle stock buyback.

Here's why investors need to be wary of ORCL stock right now...

Mergers and Acquisitions

2015 Mergers and Acquisitions: Anticipated Deals Going Down This Year

2015 Mergers and Acquisitions: M&A activity, if executed properly, can result in industry dominance and shareholder wealth.

Some of the companies planning to tie up in 2015 could monopolize an entire sector, while others simply hope to bolster their chances against the competition.

Here are the most anticipated and industry-changing deals ahead...

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What Today's MICROS Systems Acquisition Means for Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) Stock

Tech behemoth Oracle Inc. (Nasdaq: ORCL) announced Monday it's buying MICROS Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS) for $5.3 billion, a move aimed at expanding its software offerings in the hospitality and retail segments.

The news sent ORCL stock up slightly in trading today, and the acquisition is part of a long-term plan from Oracle and CEO Larry Ellison.

Here’s why the deal could continue to send ORCL stock higher…