On 10/7/11, Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 11/2/11. As a percentage of ORCL's recent stock price of $28.65, this dividend works out to approximately 0.21%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ORCL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Oracle Corp.:
ORCL Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ORCL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ORCL makes up 15.96% of the Software HOLDRS ETF (SWH) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.
ORCL operates in the Application Software sector, among companies like MercadoLibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) which is off about 2.6% today, and Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) trading lower by about 0.2%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of ORCL, versus MELI and JKHY.
In Wednesday trading, Oracle Corp. shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.
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