8-K 1 orcl-8k_20190911.htm 8-K orcl-8k_20190911.htm




Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 11, 2019

Oracle Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)












(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(650) 506-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share

2.25% senior notes due January 2021

3.125% senior notes due July 2025



New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  





Section 2—Financial Information

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On September 11, 2019, Oracle Corporation (“Oracle”) issued a press release announcing financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended August 31, 2019. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.

Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On September 11, 2019, Mark V. Hurd, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Oracle, commenced a leave of absence to focus on his health. Mr. Hurd will continue to receive all employment benefits during his leave. Larry J. Ellison, Chief Technology Officer, and Safra A. Catz, Chief Executive Officer, will assume Mr. Hurd’s responsibilities during this time.

Section 8—Other Events

Item 8.01 Other Events

Oracle announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.24 per share of outstanding common stock payable on October 24, 2019, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 10, 2019. Oracle also announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $15.0 billion of common stock under its existing share repurchase program in future quarters.

Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.


Description of Exhibit





Press Release dated September 11, 2019



Press Release dated September 11, 2019 regarding Mark V. Hurd



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.











Dated: September 11, 2019













William Corey West

Executive Vice President, Corporate Controller and

Chief Accounting Officer