Along with expecting the trend to continue for Oracle this quarter, analyst also believes a side potential upside over the next year.Oracle Corporation ( ORCL) will report its first-quarter 2015 e arnings in a conference call on September 18. The company has not performed very well in terms of earnings over the past several quarters, and the will not change in the upcoming quarter results as well, believe Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian J. White in a report dated September 16, 2014. Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter Analyst expects potential upside "Trading at just under 12x our CY:15 EPS estimate, with an operating margin profile that is 1.5-2x other leading IT vendors, the stock, in our view, has attractive upside potential over the next year as reflected in our $50.00 price target," notes White. Analyst expects Oracle will marginally miss the first-quarter 2015 revenue estimates of $8.79 billion and consensus is at $8.77 billion and perform in line with the EPS projection of $0.64 Street also expects $0.64. Revenue is expected to drop 22% quarter on quarter, but would be marginally better than the seven-year average drop of 24%. 4Q numbers and Q1 guidance In the fourth-quarter of 2014, the company performed weaker than expected missing on sales as well as earnings. Revenue for the company came in at $11.3 billion compared to the consensus estimate of $11.5 billion and Non-GAAP Earnings per share of $0.92 compared to the consensus estimate of $0.95. Oracle has given revenue growth guidance between 4% and 6% year to year. On average analysts are estimating first-quarter 2015 revenue at $8.77 billion, an increase of 4.7% year over year. Non-GAAP Earnings per share is expected to range $0.62-$0.66, against a consensus estimate of $0.64.