Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ORCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $31.92, the dividend yield is 2.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ORCL was $31.92, representing a -4.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.29 and a 28.14% increase over the 52 week low of $24.91.

ORCL is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and SAP AG ( SAP ). ORCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports ORCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.63%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ORCL Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ORCL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ORCL as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund ( IGV )
  • Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF ( MOAT )
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
  • Software HOLDRS Trust ( SWHYL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 9.41% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of ORCL at 9.5%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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