Oracle Tops Wall Street Earnings Estimates
Dec 17, 2010, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)
"Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) reported a bang up second quarter,
beating Wall Street profit estimates. The computer company reported
software license updates and product revenues grew 12 percent in
the quarter to $3.7 billion.
"The company's net income (non-GAAP) rose 34 percent to $2.6
billion, while earnings per share rose 33 percent to $.051. Total
revenues were up 47 percent to $8.6 billion.
"Overall, Oracle reported second-quarter profit, excluding
items, of 51 cents per share. That beat the average analyst
forecast reported by Thomson Reuters of 46 cents."