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) pushed the Technology sector higher today making it today's featured technology winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, Oracle Corporation rose $0.45 (1.2%) to $38.95 on average volume. Throughout the day, 13,907,885 shares of Oracle Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17,466,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $38.36-$39.10 after having opened the day at $38.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.50. Other companies within the Technology sector that increased today were:
), up 31.9%,
), up 20.1%,
), up 17.0% and
), up 15.1%.
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Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems. Oracle Corporation has a market cap of $172.0 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Oracle Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Oracle Corporation Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 16.4%,
), down 11.4%,
), down 10.9% and
), down 8.6% , were all laggards within the technology sector with
) being today's technology sector laggard.
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