Why Oracle (ORCL) Stock Is Down Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Oracle (ORCL) stock is trading lower before the bell Friday after missing revenue and earnings estimates in its fourth quarter.

Before the bell, shares are down 5.3% to $40.24. 

Over the three months to May, the company earned 92 cents a share, missing estimates by 3 cents according to analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Revenue of $11.32 billion was 3.4% higher year over year but missed forecasts of $11.48 billion. 

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TheStreet Ratings team rates ORACLE CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate ORACLE CORP (ORCL) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow."

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