Accounting Research Project

Accounting Research Project - Accounting Paper Mary Minno...

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Accounting Paper Mary Minno, Malliga Palanami, Brandon Alder Oracle Corp. Executive Summary Oracle is a leading company providing information technology products and services to large, global corporations. Oracle’s founder, Larry Ellison, is still CEO and has a reputation as a very competitive and very successful individual. He has recruited a strong, executive management team. Most recently, Mark Hurd, joined Oracle having been previously CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Many analyses speculate that Oracle will begin competing against Hewlett-Packard, having previously been partners with them in the past. Compared to NASDAQ and S&P 500, Oracle has outperformed. This graph As you can tell, Oracle has almost doubled the growth of S&P 500, which encompasses many different industries. It has performed better than the NASDAQ that is primarily made up of technology-oriented companies. Although the growth rates in 2009 (24%) were significantly smaller than 2008 (3%) this is
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