Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) Shares Close Even On Thursday – (ORCL, CA, MSFT, IBM)

  on Jun 29,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Shares of Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) showed no change by the end of the last trading session. ORCL’s CEO and co-founder Larry Ellison has recently finalized a deal to acquire most of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, the island’s seller said Thursday.

Billionaire David Murdock’s Castle & Cooke Inc. said the agreement had been done for nearly 88,000 acres (35,613 hectares) on the island located close to Maui. The land holds 98 percent of the island’s 141 square miles. Murdock said he was pleased to put Lanai in the hands of Larry Ellison, who he believes is a very committed individual who will bring his ideas and energy to sustain the beauty and heritage of Lanai.

Oracle Corporation’s (NASDAQ:ORCL) total value after the recent close was $139.44 billion and the enterprise value according to yahoo data was $123.34 billion. The previous 12 month price to sales ratio was 3.76. The company showed 26.89% as a profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 36.93%. Return on equity was 23.80% for the last twelve months. Return on assets was 13.14%.

Taking a look at some competitors, total value of CA, Inc (NASDAQ:CA) in the stock market was $12.23 billion and the takeover value of the company was $10.98 billion. The last twelve month price to sales ratio for the company was 2.54. It had a 19.48% as profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 28.85%. Return on assets was 7.69%

The total value of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) after the latest trading session was $251.27 billion and their enterprise value was $206.27 billion. The prior 52 week price to sales ratio was 3.44. The company recorded a profit margin of 31.96% for the prior 12 months and had an operating margin of 37.99%. Return on equity for this stock was 38.23% while return on assets appeared at 21.44%.

International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) market capitalization after the most recent trading session was $220.78 billion and the enterprise value was $240.44 billion. Price to sales ratio for the prior 52 weeks was 2.06.

 



 

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