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Shares of Oracle (ORCL) have done pretty well this year, up almost 12%. Investors will be hoping the company can keep that momentum going when it reports earnings on Thursday.

A big focus will be on the company's acquisition of NetSuite (N) , which Oracle recently closed on, TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday.

The company will have "bragging rights" because of this deal, Cramer said, which makes it arguably one of the fastest growing cloud-computing software as a service companies.

They are competitors with both Salesforce (CRM) and Workday (WDAY) and management doesn't hide their distaste for either company very well, he added.

Speaking of Workday, the company acknowledged on its latest conference call that it's having trouble closing deals.

Cramer wants to know if this is a Workday-specific issue, or if Oracle is having the same problem. We'll find out on the company's conference call.

Analysts expect Oracle to earn 60 cents per share on $9.12 billion in revenue.

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At the time of publication, Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS had no position in companies mentioned.