Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 02, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ORCL was $31.65, representing a -13.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.43 and a 10.61% increase over the 52 week low of $28.61.
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 $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports ORCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.99%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.
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 )
- First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund ( SKYY )
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ( IYW )
- Ml Software Hldr1240 (SWHYL).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 13.08% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of ORCL at 7.59%.