Oracle (ORCL) shares moved up about 3% after beating Wall Street quarterly estimates on the top and bottom line.
The database software giant reported fiscal second-quarter revenue of $12.28 billion, an 18% year over year increase when measured in U.S. dollars. The company’s cloud unit was the standout, with $3.8 billion revenue for the quarter.
The company’s adjusted earnings of $1.21 per share beat estimates of $1.18. Oracle said were it not for the strong U.S. dollar, its adjusted EPS would’ve been 9 cents higher.
Oracle highlighted its recent acquisition of healthcare IT firm Cerner. “Since the acquisition, Cerner has contributed to Oracle’s growth—and Oracle has helped Cerner improve its technology,” Oracle’s chairman and CTO, Larry Ellison said in the company’s press release.
The stock was falling further after losing more than 6% during Monday’s trading session. Shares closed at their lowest level since November 2020. The EV giant’s stock was the biggest…