ORCL  Oracle Corporation

Exchange

NASDAQ

Sector

Technology

Industry

Computer Software: Prepackaged Software

Market Cap.

173.61B

Excellent Cash Return on Invested Capital over the past 5 years

ORCL has efficiently invested its financial resources in buildings, projects, and equipment, resulting in strong returns. Annual Reports can be useful in identifying the cause of one-time events and future sustainability.

ORCL has created $35.88 of cash for every $100 invested.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in May
20122013201420152016
Free Cash Flow 13.10B 13.57B 14.34B 12.95B 12.37B
divided by
Invested Capital 32.26B 36.72B 37.14B 41.24B 38.85B
Cash ROIC 40.59% 36.96% 38.62% 31.39% 31.85%

Excellent Return on Equity over the past 5 years

Over the past 5 years, ORCL has generated strong profits with money shareholders have invested. This is considered one of the best indicators of quality management. Beware of extremely high Return on Equity (> 50%) as this is often unsustainable.

ORCL has generated $21.99 of Earnings for every $100 of Shareholders' Equity.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in May
20122013201420152016
Net Income 9.98B 10.93B 10.96B 9.94B 8.90B
divided by
Stockholders' Equity 43.69B 44.65B 46.88B 48.66B 47.29B
Return on Equity 22.85% 24.47% 23.37% 20.42% 18.82%

Excellent Business Performance over the past 10 years

ORCL has been able to maintain profitability in good times and bad. This could mean ORCL has an extremely strong business or has the ability to scale down costs when needed. This should be a fairly resilient business, but double check for future sustainability by looking at its Risk Factors in the Annual Report.

ORCL has created positive free cash flow for 9 or more of the past 10 years.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in May
2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Free Cash Flow 5.20B 7.16B 7.73B 8.45B 10.76B 13.10B 13.57B 14.34B 12.95B 12.37B