Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 04, 2013

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Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 04, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ORCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -33.33% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.68, the dividend yield is 1.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ORCL was $33.68, representing a -7.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.43 and a 14.09% increase over the 52 week low of $29.52.

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 $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports ORCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.27%, compared to an industry average of 4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ORCL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
  • Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT )
  • Fidelity Nasdaq Composite Index Tracking Stock ( ONEQ )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Technology ( XLK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ONEQ with an increase of 11.08% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of ORCL at 7.57%.



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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