New York Times recently reported that Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) increased the compensation for its chief executive officer Larry Ellison nearly 3 % last year as compared to 2011. Since then Ellison has become the highest paid CEO of the company.
Recent reports claim that the average aggregate compensation for chief executive officer in the United States surged to more than 14 million US dollars. In the 2013 ranking the CEO of Nike Inc Mark Parker was fourth with total remuneration of 35.2 million US dollars.
Then comes Philippe Dauman from Viacom Inc who earned 33.4 million US dollars. The total remuneration for Ellison last year amounted to 96.2 million US dollars. That included stock options of 90.7 million US dollars along with bonuses and salary of 3.9 million US dollars. The ranking was done by the research firm Equilar. The research included executives at public companies with annual sales of nearly 5 billion US dollars.
Coming to the stock performance in last Session; Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) in last trading session end up at $32.03 by falling -1.04% with traded volume of 24.42 million shares which is down the average volume of 27.95 million shares.
The stock price saw week’s volatility of 1.43% and month’s volatility is 1.72%, while the stock price of the company is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -5.79% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -7.50%.
Looking at Analytic Ratios; the price to sales ratio of ORCL in past twelve months was calculated as 4.06 and price to cash ratio as 4.52. Company return on equity ratio is recorded as 24.39% and its return on assets is 13.74%.
ORCL belongs to Technology sector. Yesterday Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index (STC) was at 732.57 with -0.97% change.