Oracle Corp (ORCL), a multinational computer technology corporation, recently reported strong growth in their revenue, reaching $49.95 billion in the year ended May 31, 2023. This growth can be attributed to a significant expansion in the company’s cloud services and license support segment, which saw revenues rise to $35.31 billion.
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Geographic Expansion and Diverse Revenue Base
A closer analysis of the company’s SEC report reveals that Oracle has managed to increase its revenues across multiple geographies and business segments. In the United States alone, the company’s revenues surged to $27.54 billion, while the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan saw revenues reaching $2.16 billion, $1.76 billion, and $1.68 billion, respectively. Other countries contributed to an additional revenue of $16.82 billion.
Investment in Cloud Services and License Support Pays Off
One of the primary drivers of Oracle’s revenue growth has been its investment in cloud services and license support. The company saw a significant increase in this segment’s revenues: application cloud services and license support grew to $16.65 billion, and infrastructure cloud services and license support expanded to $18.66 billion.
This rapid growth in Oracle’s cloud business segment can be attributed to the increasing adoption of cloud technology worldwide, from small businesses to large enterprises. Organizations are increasingly migrating their operations to the cloud to benefit from increased scalability, flexibility, and cost efficiency.
Improved Earnings Per Share
Moreover, Oracle’s earnings per share (EPS) witnessed a notable improvement. The company’s basic EPS increased to $3.15, and its diluted EPS rose to $3.07, representing a considerable boost compared to previous years.
Oracle’s Future Prospects
Oracle’s continued investment in its cloud services and license support segment will allow the company to capitalize on the booming demand for its cloud-based products and services. In addition, the strong growth seen in the United States and other key geographies signifies that the company can rely on a diverse revenue base in the coming years.
Furthermore, Oracle’s legal proceedings update shows that the company is diligently assessing any potential legal threats, though it doesn’t anticipate any material impact on its financial position or results of operations.
In conclusion, Oracle Corp’s revenues have exhibited impressive growth in the most recent fiscal year, with cloud services and license support being the primary drivers. The company’s focus on expanding its cloud services and license support segment will likely continue to yield strong results in future reporting periods. Consequently, investors should keep a close eye on Oracle’s overall performance, geographic expansion, and EPS growth as they look for opportunities in the technology sector.
Financials in millions USD. Fiscal year is June – May. source
|Year||2022||2021||2020||2019||2018||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013||2012 – 1992|
|1||Revenue Growth (YoY)||4.84%||3.61%||-1.11%||0.31%||4.21%||2.01%||-3.08%||-0.13%||2.95%||0.16%||Upgrade|
|2||Cost of Revenue||8877||7855||7938||7995||8060||7452||7479||7532||7236||7379||Upgrade|
|4||Selling, General & Admin||9364||8936||9275||9774||9715||9257||9039||8732||8605||8134||Upgrade|
|5||Research & Development||7219||6527||6067||6026||6084||6153||5787||5524||5151||4850||Upgrade|
|6||Other Operating Expenses||6054||1948||1892||2176||2260||2017||2138||2567||2524||2133||Upgrade|
|9||Interest Expense / Income||2755||2496||1995||2082||2025||1798||1467||1143||914||797||Upgrade|
|10||Other Expense / Income||522||-282||-162||-815||-1185||-565||-305||-106||141||-11||Upgrade|
|14||Net Income Growth||-51.13%||35.63%||-8.55%||208.98%||-62.05%||6.19%||-10.43%||-9.28%||0.27%||9.46%||Upgrade|
|15||Shares Outstanding (Basic)||2700||2945||3211||3634||4121||4115||4221||4404||4528||4769||Upgrade|
|16||Shares Outstanding (Diluted)||2786||3022||3294||3732||4238||4217||4305||4503||4604||4844||Upgrade|
|21||Free Cash Flow Per Share||1.86||4.67||3.60||3.55||3.31||2.94||2.96||3.00||3.17||2.85||Upgrade|
|22||Dividend Per Share||1.280||1.040||0.960||0.810||0.760||0.640||0.600||0.510||0.480||0.300||Upgrade|
|27||Free Cash Flow Margin||11.85%||33.97%||29.63%||32.63%||34.66%||32.03%||33.73%||34.50%||37.47%||36.51%||Upgrade|
|28||Effective Tax Rate||12.18%||-5.75%||15.98%||9.66%||71.13%||19.08%||22.21%||22.57%||20.06%||21.39%||Upgrade|
|31||Depreciation & Amortization||3122||2916||2968||2919||2785||2451||2509||2861||2908||2931||Upgrade|
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