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Silver Lining to Oracle’s Q4 Earnings Miss
ORACLE DOUBLES DIVIDEND; CLOUD SAAS REVENUES UP 50%; STOCK DROPS 9%The release of Oracle Corporation’s Q4 earnings was more heavily anticipated this year

dividend stock  Earnings Miss ORACLE DOUBLES DIVIDEND; CLOUD SAAS REVENUES UP 50%; STOCK DROPS 9% The release of Oracle Corporation’s Q4 earnings was more heavily anticipated this year than in previous years. This was in part because Oracle had missed Wall Street targets in Q3 and the bulls and bears were both taking strong positions for or against the technology bellwether. Also, Oracle always makes a huge sales push in Q4. Yet, when Oracle released its earnings after the bell on June 20th, the stock was immediately

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