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As Oracle Tanks, Look For More Downside

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Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) was trading over 9 percent lower on Tuesday morning. The company reported earnings per share of $0.83 and total revenue of $9.77 billion, compared to analyst expectations of $0.72 and $9.78 billion.

However, the outlook for the remainder of the year was below expectations, as was revenue related to its cloud services line. Also, the company took a $6.9 billion charge related to the recent tax reform measure.

ORCL turned negative at the end of last year and then managed a double top, as shown on the chart below. Our cycle analysis suggests lower prices into June, with possible targets at $44 then $41. The market cycles are designated by the semicircles at the bottom of the chart.

Oracle Stock Chart with Weekly Bars

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