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Investment Doubling Stocks on Cards: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML)

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price jumped up 1.52% during latest trading. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) announced fiscal 2017 Q1 results. Total Revenues were $8.6 billion, up 2% in U.S. dollars and up 3% in constant currency. Cloud plus On-Premise Software Revenues were $6.8 billion, up 5% in U.S. dollars and up 6% in constant currency.

Cloud software as a service and platform as a service revenues were $798 million, up 77% in U.S. dollars and up 79% in constant currency. Total Cloud Revenues, including infrastructure as a service, were $969 million, up 59% in U.S. dollars and up 61% in constant currency. Operating Income was $2.6 billion and Operating Margin was 31%. Non-GAAP Operating Income was $3.4 billion and non-GAAP Operating Margin was 39%. Net Income was $1.8 billion while non-GAAP Net Income was $2.3 billion. Earnings Per Share was up 10% to $0.43, while non-GAAP Earnings Per Share was up 4% to $0.55. GAAP and non-GAAP Earnings Per Share was negatively impacted by three factors: 1 cent because of a higher tax rate due to more cloud sales being in the U.S, half of one cent because of borrowing, and 1 cent due to strengthening of the U.S. dollar.

Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. ORCL holds price to earnings ratio of 19.71 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as ORCL has 1.47% dividend yield.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 3.70 that indicates if ORCL lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 3.70, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.91, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

Following previous ticker characteristics, ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) also run on active notice, stock price showed upbeat performance 1.63% after traded at $103.64 in most recent trading session.

ASML has price to earnings ratio of 33.88 and the price to current year EPS stands at 17.80%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 32.15%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 1.17% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.00 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.30. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.00 for seeing its liquidity position.

Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.74% for a week and 1.22% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.66. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.42%. ASML’s institutional ownership was registered as 15.30%, while insider ownership was 0.40%.


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