ORCL  Oracle Corporation

Exchange

NASDAQ

Sector

Technology

Industry

Computer Software: Prepackaged Software

Market Cap.

186.23B

Strong Dividend History over the past 10 years

ORCL has consistently distributed a dividend for the past 8 years. This suggests ORCL is established and will likely continue to distribute its dividend for the foreseeable future.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in May
2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Dividend Paid - - 303.00M 1.00B 1.06B 1.37B 1.46B 2.21B 2.45B 2.54B
divided by
Shares Outstanding 5.27B 5.23B 5.13B 5.07B 5.13B 5.10B 4.84B 4.60B 4.50B 4.31B
Dividend Paid Per Share - - 0.06 0.20 0.21 0.27 0.30 0.48 0.54 0.59
Price at Year End 22.41 17.39 24.50 31.00 25.59 33.02 37.99 45.34 36.92 38.45
Dividend Yield - - 0.24% 0.64% 0.81% 0.81% 0.80% 1.06% 1.47% 1.54%

Strong History of Stock Buybacks over the past 10 years

ORCL has a strong history of delivering increased value for shareholders in the form of stock buybacks. These have helped improve financial metrics and increase each shareholders' relative ownership stake in the company, due to fewer shares outstanding and holding the same number of shares.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in May
2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Shares Outstanding 5.27B 5.23B 5.13B 5.07B 5.13B 5.10B 4.84B 4.60B 4.50B 4.31B
Stock Bought Back - 0.76% 1.93% 1.12% -1.07% 0.65% 5.18% 5.21% 2.24% 4.60%