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Cash Dividend On The Way From Oracle (ORCL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/4/14, Oracle Corp. (Symbol: ORCL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 4/29/14. As a percentage of ORCL's recent stock price of $41.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ORCL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ORCL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Oracle Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ORCL's low point in its 52 week range is $29.86 per share, with $42.00 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $41.36.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ORCL makes up 9.47% of the iShares North American Tech-Software ETF (Symbol: IGV) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Oracle Corp. shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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


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

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