Oracle Corporation (
) 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 (
) and SAP AG (
). 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
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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 (
- Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF (
- PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund (
- Software HOLDRS Trust (
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%.