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 Q2 SAAS AND PAAS CLOUD REVENUES UP 81%, AND UP 89% IN NON-GAAP CONSTANT CURRENCY
   Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:00:00 PM ET

Oracle Corporation (ORCL ) today announced fiscal 2017 Q2 results. Total Revenues were $9.0 billion, flat in U.S. dollars and up 1% in constant currency. Non-GAAP Total Revenues were $9.1 billion, up 1% in U.S. dollars and up 2% in constant currency. Cloud software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) revenues were $878 million, up 81% in U.S. dollars and up 83% in constant currency. Non-GAAP SaaS and PaaS revenues were $912 million, up 87% in U.S. dollars and up 89% in constant currency. Total Cloud Revenues, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), were $1.1 billion, up 62% in U.S. dollars and up 64% in constant currency. Cloud plus On-Premise Software Revenues were $7.2 billion, up 2% in U.S. dollars and up 3% in constant currency.

Operating Income was $3.0 billion and Operating Margin was 34%. Non-GAAP Operating Income was $3.8 billion and non-GAAP Operating Margin was 42%. Net Income was $2.0 billion while non-GAAP Net Income was $2.6 billion. Earnings Per Share was $0.48, while non-GAAP Earnings Per Share was $0.61. Without the impact of the U.S. dollar strengthening compared to foreign currencies and an unforeseen Egyptian currency exchange loss, Oracle’s reported GAAP and non-GAAP Earnings Per Share would have been 2 cents higher.

Short-term deferred revenues were $7.4 billion, up 6% in U.S. dollars and up 8% in constant currency compared with a year ago. Operating cash flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $14.2 billion, up 9% from the prior year.

"For four consecutive quarters our Cloud SaaS & PaaS revenue growth rate has increased," said Oracle CEO, Safra Catz. "As we get bigger in the cloud, we grow faster in the cloud. Our non-GAAP constant currency SaaS and PaaS growth rate is now up to 89%. This growth rate acceleration has driven our quarterly cloud revenue over the $1 billion mark. When salesforce.com crossed the billion dollar milestone their SaaS and PaaS subscription growth rate had slowed down to 36%, even after you include all their acquisitions."

"Oracle has now passed salesforce.com and become number one in SaaS cloud applications sales to customers with over 1,000 employees according to the latest IDC report," said Oracle CEO, Mark Hurd. "In other words, this year we are selling more enterprise SaaS than any cloud services provider in the world. We expect to book over $2 billion in new annually recurring cloud business this year alone. And, with the acquisition of NetSuite, we plan on being the #1 cloud applications service provider for companies with less than 1,000 employees as well."

"Our Database as a Service cloud revenue was $100 million for the quarter, driving growth in our overall database business," said Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CTO. "We expect our Database as a Service and IaaS businesses will grow even faster than our skyrocketing SaaS business. A lot of people were taken by surprise when IDC ranked Oracle #1 in Enterprise SaaS, surpassing salesforce.com and overcoming their fifteen year head-start. Stay tuned. More surprises coming. I think we’re going to do even better with IaaS and the Oracle database in the cloud."

The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of outstanding common stock. This dividend will be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 5, 2017, with a payment date of January 26, 2017.

Q2 Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Oracle will hold a conference call and webcast today to discuss these results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific. You may listen to the call by dialing (816) 287-5563, Passcode: 425392. To access the live webcast of this event, please visit the Oracle Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor . In addition, Oracle’s Q2 results and Fiscal 2017 financial tables are available on the Oracle Investor Relations website.

A replay of the conference call will also be available by dialing (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406, Passcode: 34339280.

About Oracle Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (ORCL ), visit www.oracle.com or contact Investor Relations at investor_us@oracle.com or (650) 506-4073.

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"Safe Harbor" Statement: Statements in this press release relating to Oracle’s future plans, expectations, beliefs, intentions and prospects, including statements regarding our expectations of future revenue growth and bookings in our cloud business overall, and specifically our IaaS and Database as a Service businesses, and our expectations regarding the positive effects of the acquisition of NetSuite on our business are all "forward-looking statements" and are subject to material risks and uncertainties. Many factors could affect our current expectations and our actual results, and could cause actual results to differ materially. We presently consider the following to be among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations: (1) Our cloud computing strategy, including our Oracle Cloud SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and data as a service offerings, may not be successful. (2) If we are unable to develop new or sufficiently differentiated products and services, or to enhance and improve our products and support services in a timely manner or to position and/or price our products and services to meet market demand, customers may not buy new software licenses, cloud software subscriptions or hardware systems products or purchase or renew support contracts. (3) If the security measures for our software, hardware, services or Oracle Cloud offerings are compromised or if such offerings contain significant coding, manufacturing or configuration errors, we may experience reputational harm, legal claims and financial exposure. (4) We may fail to achieve our financial forecasts due to such factors as delays or size reductions in transactions, fewer large transactions in a particular quarter, fluctuations in currency exchange rates, delays in delivery of new products or releases or a decline in our renewal rates for support contracts. (5) Our international sales and operations subject us to additional risks that can adversely affect our operating results, including risks relating to foreign currency gains and losses. (6) Economic, geopolitical and market conditions, including the continued slow economic recovery in the U.S. and other parts of the world, can adversely affect our business, results of operations and financial condition, including our revenue growth and profitability, which in turn could adversely affect our stock price. (7) We have an active acquisition program and our acquisitions may not be successful, may involve unanticipated costs or other integration issues or may disrupt our existing operations. A detailed discussion of these factors and other risks that affect our business is contained in our U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including our most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, particularly under the heading "Risk Factors." Copies of these filings are available online from the SEC or by contacting Oracle Corporation’s Investor Relations Department at (650) 506-4073 or by clicking on SEC Filings on Oracle’s Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor . All information set forth in this press release is current as of December 15, 2016. Oracle undertakes no duty to update any statement in light of new information or future events.

ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
($ in millions, except per share data)
                                                                                                                                                          Three Months Ended November 30,                                                                                                                                               % Increase % Increase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Decrease)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              % of                             % of     (Decrease) in Constant
                                                                                                                                                          2016                                                                                                                                Revenues 2015                    Revenues in US $    Currency (1)
REVENUES
                      Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                                                               $                   878                                                                                                             10%      $                   484 5%       81%        83%
                      Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                                                                   175                                                                                                                                 2%       165                     2%       6%         9%
                      Total cloud revenues                                                                                                                1,053                                                                                                                               12%      649                     7%       62%        64%
                      New software licenses                                                                                                               1,347                                                                                                                               15%      1,677                   19%      (20%)      (19%)
                      Software license updates and product support                                                                                        4,777                                                                                                                               53%      4,683                   52%      2%         3%
                      Total on-premise software revenues                                                                                                  6,124                                                                                                                               68%      6,360                   71%      (4%)       (3%)
                      Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                                                                        7,177                                                                                                                               80%      7,009                   78%      2%         3%
                      Hardware products                                                                                                                   497                                                                                                                                 5%       573                     6%       (13%)      (12%)
                      Hardware support                                                                                                                    517                                                                                                                                 6%       550                     6%       (6%)       (5%)
                      Total hardware revenues                                                                                                             1,014                                                                                                                               11%      1,123                   12%      (10%)      (9%)
                      Total services revenues                                                                                                             844                                                                                                                                 9%       861                     10%      (2%)       0%
                      Total revenues                                                                                                                      9,035                                                                                                                               100%     8,993                   100%     0%         1%
OPERATING EXPENSES
                      Sales and marketing                                                                                                                 1,960                                                                                                                               21%      1,945                   22%      1%         2%
                      Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                                                               361                                                                                                                                 4%       280                     3%       29%        31%
                      Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                                                                   111                                                                                                                                 1%       91                      1%       22%        24%
                      Software license updates and product support                                                                                        242                                                                                                                                 3%       293                     3%       (17%)      (16%)
                      Hardware products                                                                                                                   242                                                                                                                                 3%       325                     3%       (25%)      (24%)
                      Hardware support                                                                                                                    144                                                                                                                                 2%       174                     2%       (18%)      (17%)
                      Services                                                                                                                            697                                                                                                                                 8%       690                     8%       1%         3%
                      Research and development                                                                                                            1,510                                                                                                                               17%      1,444                   16%      5%         5%
                      General and administrative                                                                                                          303                                                                                                                                 3%       285                     3%       6%         8%
                      Amortization of intangible assets                                                                                                   302                                                                                                                                 3%       423                     5%       (29%)      (29%)
                      Acquisition related and other                                                                                                       40                                                                                                                                  0%       (7)                     0%       713%       707%
                      Restructuring                                                                                                                       86                                                                                                                                  1%       95                      1%       (10%)      (5%)
                      Total operating expenses                                                                                                            5,998                                                                                                                               66%      6,038                   67%      (1%)       0%
OPERATING INCOME                                                                                                                                          3,037                                                                                                                               34%      2,955                   33%      3%         3%
                      Interest expense                                                                                                                    (451)                                                                                                                               (5%)     (371)                   (4%)     22%        22%
                      Non-operating income, net                                                                                                           99                                                                                                                                  1%       84                      1%       17%        2%
INCOME BEFORE PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES                                                                                                                  2,685                                                                                                                               30%      2,668                   30%      1%         1%
                      Provision for income taxes                                                                                                          653                                                                                                                                 7%       471                     6%       39%        39%
NET INCOME                                                                                                                                                $                2,032                                                                                                              23%      $                2,197  24%      (8%)       (7%)
EARNINGS PER SHARE:
                      Basic                                                                                                                               $                  0.50                                                                                                                      $                  0.52
                      Diluted                                                                                                                             $                  0.48                                                                                                                      $                  0.51
WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING:
                      Basic                                                                                                                               4,104                                                                                                                                        4,239
                      Diluted                                                                                                                             4,195                                                                                                                                        4,316
(1)                   We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016, which was the last day of our prior fiscal year, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods. Movements in international currencies relative to the United States dollar during the three months ended November 30, 2016 compared with the corresponding prior year period decreased our revenues by 1 percentage point and operating expenses by 1 percentage point.
                                ORACLE  CORPORATION
                                Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
                                RECONCILIATION OF SELECTED GAAP MEASURES TO NON-GAAP MEASURES (1)
                                ($ in millions, except per share data)
                                                                                           Three Months Ended November 30,                                                                                                                                                                                                                        % Increase (Decrease)                                                           % Increase (Decrease) in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in US $                                                                         Constant Currency (2)
                                                                                           2016                                                                              2016                                      2015                                                                              2015                                     GAAP                                    Non-GAAP                                GAAP                                    Non-GAAP
                                                                                           GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP                                  GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP
TOTAL REVENUES                                                                             $         9,035                          $         35                             $           9,070                         $         8,993                          $        3                               $          8,996                         0%                                      1%                                      1%                                      2%
TOTAL CLOUD AND ON-PREMISE SOFTWARE REVENUES                                               $         7,177                          $         35                             $           7,212                         $         7,009                          $        3                               $          7,012                         2%                                      3%                                      3%                                      4%
                                Cloud software as a service and platform as a service      878                                      34                                       912                                       484                                      3                                        487                                      81%                                     87%                                     83%                                     89%
                                Cloud infrastructure as a service                          175                                      -                                        175                                       165                                      -                                        165                                      6%                                      6%                                      9%                                      9%
                                New software licenses                                      1,347                                    -                                        1,347                                     1,677                                    -                                        1,677                                    (20%)                                   (20%)                                   (19%)                                   (19%)
                                Software license updates and product support               4,777                                    1                                        4,778                                     4,683                                    -                                        4,683                                    2%                                      2%                                      3%                                      3%
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES                                                                   $         5,998                          $     (735)                              $           5,263                         $         6,038                          $  (765)                                 $          5,273                         (1%)                                    0%                                      0%                                      1%
                                Sales and marketing (3)                                    1,960                                    (59)                                     1,901                                     1,945                                    (55)                                     1,890                                    1%                                      1%                                      2%                                      1%
                                Cloud software as a service and platform as a service (4)  361                                      (6)                                      355                                       280                                      (4)                                      276                                      29%                                     29%                                     31%                                     31%
                                Stock-based compensation (4)                               242                                      (242)                                    -                                         195                                      (195)                                    -                                        24%                                     *                                       24%                                     *
                                Amortization of intangible assets (5)                      302                                      (302)                                    -                                         423                                      (423)                                    -                                        (29%)                                   *                                       (29%)                                   *
                                Acquisition related and other                              40                                       (40)                                     -                                         (7)                                      7                                        -                                        713%                                    *                                       707%                                    *
                                Restructuring                                              86                                       (86)                                     -                                         95                                       (95)                                     -                                        (10%)                                   *                                       (5%)                                    *
CLOUD SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE AND PLATFORM AS A SERVICE MARGIN %                             59%                                                                               61%                                       42%                                                                               43%                                      1,664 bp.                               1,762 bp.                               1,650 bp.                               1,746 bp.
OPERATING INCOME                                                                           $         3,037                          $       770                              $           3,807                         $         2,955                          $    768                                 $          3,723                         3%                                      2%                                      3%                                      3%
OPERATING MARGIN %                                                                         34%                                                                               42%                                       33%                                                                               41%                                      76 bp.                                  58 bp.                                  68 bp.                                  48 bp.
INCOME TAX EFFECTS (6)                                                                     $            653                         $       228                              $              881                        $             471                        $    230                                 $             701                        39%                                     26%                                     39%                                     26%
NET INCOME                                                                                 $         2,032                          $       542                              $           2,574                         $         2,197                          $    538                                 $          2,735                         (8%)                                    (6%)                                    (7%)                                    (6%)
DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE                                                                 $           0.48                                                                  $             0.61                        $            0.51                                                                 $            0.63                        (5%)                                    (3%)                                    (4%)                                    (3%)
DILUTED WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON                                                            4,195                                    -                                        4,195                                     4,316                                    -                                        4,316                                    (3%)                                    (3%)                                    (3%)                                    (3%)
SHARES OUTSTANDING
(1)                             This presentation includes non-GAAP measures. Our non-GAAP measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP measures, and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. For a detailed explanation of the adjustments made to comparable GAAP measures, the reasons why management uses these measures, the usefulness of these measures and the material limitations on the usefulness of these measures, please see Appendix A.
(2)                             We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016, which was the last day of our prior fiscal year, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods.
(3)                             Non-GAAP adjustments to sales and marketing expenses were as follows:
                                                                                           Three Months Ended
                                                                                           November 30,
                                                                                           2016                                     2015
                                Stock-based compensation (4)                               $              (68)                      $         (55)
                                Acquired deferred sales commissions amortization           9                                        -
                                Total non-GAAP sales and marketing adjustments             $              (59)                      $         (55)
(4)                             Stock-based compensation was included in the following GAAP operating expense categories:
                                                                                           Three Months Ended                                                                                                          Three Months Ended
                                                                                           November 30, 2016                                                                                                           November 30, 2015
                                                                                           GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP                                  GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP
                                Cloud infrastructure as a service                          $                  1                     $           (1)                          $                  -                      $                  1                     $       (1)                              $                 -
                                Software license updates and product support               6                                        (6)                                      -                                         6                                        (6)                                      -
                                Hardware products                                          2                                        (2)                                      -                                         2                                        (2)                                      -
                                Hardware support                                           1                                        (1)                                      -                                         1                                        (1)                                      -
                                Services                                                   9                                        (9)                                      -                                         7                                        (7)                                      -
                                Research and development                                   188                                      (188)                                    -                                         151                                      (151)                                    -
                                General and administrative                                 35                                       (35)                                     -                                         27                                       (27)                                     -
                                Subtotal                                                   242                                      (242)                                    -                                         195                                      (195)                                    -
                                Sales and marketing                                        68                                       (68)                                     -                                         55                                       (55)                                     -
                                Cloud software as a service and platform as a service      6                                        (6)                                      -                                         4                                        (4)                                      -
                                Acquisition related and other                              11                                       (11)                                     -                                         -                                        -                                        -
                                Total stock-based compensation                             $              327                       $       (327)                            $                  -                      $              254                       $    (254)                               $                 -
(5)                             Estimated future annual amortization expense related to intangible assets as of November 30, 2016 was as follows:
                                Remainder of fiscal 2017                                   $              723
                                Fiscal 2018                                                1,331
                                Fiscal 2019                                                1,222
                                Fiscal 2020                                                1,035
                                Fiscal 2021                                                861
                                Fiscal 2022                                                758
                                Thereafter                                                 2,038
                                Total intangible assets, net                               $           7,968
(6)                             Income tax effects were calculated reflecting an effective GAAP tax rate of 24.3% and 17.6% in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 and 2016, respectively, and an effective non-GAAP tax rate of 25.5% and 20.4% in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 and 2016, respectively. The difference between our GAAP and non-GAAP tax rate in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 was primarily due to the net tax effects on stock-based compensation expense and acquisition related items, including the tax effects of amortization of intangible assets.  The difference between our GAAP and non-GAAP tax rate in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 was primarily due to the net tax effects of acquisition related items, including the tax effects of amortization of intangible assets.
*                               Not meaningful
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 YEAR TO DATE FINANCIAL RESULTS
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
($ in millions, except per share data)
                                                                                                                                                               Six Months Ended November 30,                                                                                                                                                                   % Increase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    % Increase (Decrease)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        % of                               % of     (Decrease) in Constant
                                                                                                                                                               2016                                                                                                                                     Revenues   2015                    Revenues in US $    Currency (1)
REVENUES
                      Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                                                                    $                1,675                                                                                                                   9%         $                   934 5%       79%        81%
                      Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                                                                        346                                                                                                                                      2%         325                     2%       7%         9%
                      Total cloud revenues                                                                                                                     2,021                                                                                                                                    11%        1,259                   7%       61%        63%
                      New software licenses                                                                                                                    2,377                                                                                                                                    13%        2,829                   16%      (16%)      (15%)
                      Software license updates and product support                                                                                             9,570                                                                                                                                    55%        9,379                   54%      2%         3%
                      Total on-premise software revenues                                                                                                       11,947                                                                                                                                   68%        12,208                  70%      (2%)       (1%)
                      Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                                                                             13,968                                                                                                                                   79%        13,467                  77%      4%         5%
                      Hardware products                                                                                                                        959                                                                                                                                      6%         1,142                   7%       (16%)      (15%)
                      Hardware support                                                                                                                         1,051                                                                                                                                    6%         1,108                   6%       (5%)       (4%)
                      Total hardware revenues                                                                                                                  2,010                                                                                                                                    12%        2,250                   13%      (11%)      (10%)
                      Total services revenues                                                                                                                  1,652                                                                                                                                    9%         1,724                   10%      (4%)       (3%)
                      Total revenues                                                                                                                           17,630                                                                                                                                   100%       17,441                  100%     1%         2%
OPERATING EXPENSES
                      Sales and marketing                                                                                                                      3,879                                                                                                                                    22%        3,675                   21%      6%         7%
                      Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                                                                    680                                                                                                                                      4%         555                     3%       22%        24%
                      Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                                                                        208                                                                                                                                      1%         180                     1%       16%        17%
                      Software license updates and product support                                                                                             516                                                                                                                                      3%         584                     4%       (12%)      (10%)
                      Hardware products                                                                                                                        484                                                                                                                                      3%         628                     4%       (23%)      (22%)
                      Hardware support                                                                                                                         292                                                                                                                                      2%         355                     2%       (18%)      (17%)
                      Services                                                                                                                                 1,393                                                                                                                                    8%         1,401                   8%       (1%)       1%
                      Research and development                                                                                                                 3,030                                                                                                                                    17%        2,834                   16%      7%         8%
                      General and administrative                                                                                                               618                                                                                                                                      4%         542                     3%       14%        16%
                      Amortization of intangible assets                                                                                                        613                                                                                                                                      3%         875                     5%       (30%)      (30%)
                      Acquisition related and other                                                                                                            54                                                                                                                                       0%         25                      0%       121%       130%
                      Restructuring                                                                                                                            185                                                                                                                                      1%         178                     1%       4%         8%
                      Total operating expenses                                                                                                                 11,952                                                                                                                                   68%        11,832                  68%      1%         2%
OPERATING INCOME                                                                                                                                               5,678                                                                                                                                    32%        5,609                   32%      1%         2%
                      Interest expense                                                                                                                         (867)                                                                                                                                    (5%)       (745)                   (4%)     16%        16%
                      Non-operating income, net                                                                                                                247                                                                                                                                      2%         114                     1%       118%       114%
INCOME BEFORE PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES                                                                                                                       5,058                                                                                                                                    29%        4,978                   29%      2%         2%
                      Provision for income taxes                                                                                                               1,194                                                                                                                                    7%         1,033                   6%       16%        15%
NET INCOME                                                                                                                                                     $                3,864                                                                                                                   22%        $                3,945  23%      (2%)       (1%)
EARNINGS PER SHARE:
                      Basic                                                                                                                                    $                  0.94                                                                                                                             $                  0.92
                      Diluted                                                                                                                                  $                  0.92                                                                                                                             $                  0.90
WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING:
                      Basic                                                                                                                                    4,112                                                                                                                                               4,278
                      Diluted                                                                                                                                  4,208                                                                                                                                               4,364
(1)                   We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016, which was the last day of our prior fiscal year, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods. Movements in international currencies relative to the United States dollar during the six months ended November 30, 2016 compared with the corresponding prior year period decreased our revenues by 1 percentage point, operating expenses by 1 percentage point and operating income by 1 percentage point.
                       ORACLE  CORPORATION
                       Q2 FISCAL 2017 YEAR TO DATE FINANCIAL RESULTS
                       RECONCILIATION OF SELECTED GAAP MEASURES TO NON-GAAP MEASURES (1)
                       ($ in millions, except per share data)
                                                                              Six Months Ended November 30,                                                                                                                                                                                                                          % Increase (Decrease)                                                           % Increase (Decrease) in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in US $                                                                         Constant Currency (2)
                                                                              2016                                                                              2016                                      2015                                                                              2015                                     GAAP                                    Non-GAAP                                GAAP                                    Non-GAAP
                                                                              GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP                                  GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP
TOTAL REVENUES                                                                $       17,630                           $         53                             $         17,683                          $       17,441                           $          6                             $        17,447                          1%                                      1%                                      2%                                      2%
TOTAL CLOUD AND ON-PREMISE SOFTWARE REVENUES                                  $       13,968                           $         53                             $         14,021                          $       13,467                           $          5                             $        13,472                          4%                                      4%                                      5%                                      5%
                       Cloud software as a service and platform as a service  1,675                                    52                                       1,727                                     934                                      4                                        938                                      79%                                     84%                                     81%                                     86%
                       Cloud infrastructure as a service                      346                                      -                                        346                                       325                                      -                                        325                                      7%                                      7%                                      9%                                      9%
                       New software licenses                                  2,377                                    -                                        2,377                                     2,829                                    -                                        2,829                                    (16%)                                   (16%)                                   (15%)                                   (15%)
                       Software license updates and product support           9,570                                    1                                        9,571                                     9,379                                    1                                        9,380                                    2%                                      2%                                      3%                                      3%
TOTAL HARDWARE REVENUES                                                       $         2,010                          $            -                           $           2,010                         $         2,250                          $          1                             $          2,251                         (11%)                                   (11%)                                   (10%)                                   (10%)
                       Hardware products                                      959                                      -                                        959                                       1,142                                    -                                        1,142                                    (16%)                                   (16%)                                   (15%)                                   (15%)
                       Hardware support                                       1,051                                    -                                        1,051                                     1,108                                    1                                        1,109                                    (5%)                                    (5%)                                    (4%)                                    (4%)
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES                                                      $       11,952                           $  (1,478)                               $         10,474                          $       11,832                           $ (1,582)                                $        10,250                          1%                                      2%                                      2%                                      3%
                       Sales and marketing (3)                                3,879                                    (124)                                    3,755                                     3,675                                    (107)                                    3,568                                    6%                                      5%                                      7%                                      6%
                       Stock-based compensation (4)                           502                                      (502)                                    -                                         397                                      (397)                                    -                                        26%                                     *                                       26%                                     *
                       Amortization of intangible assets (5)                  613                                      (613)                                    -                                         875                                      (875)                                    -                                        (30%)                                   *                                       (30%)                                   *
                       Acquisition related and other                          54                                       (54)                                     -                                         25                                       (25)                                     -                                        121%                                    *                                       130%                                    *
                       Restructuring                                          185                                      (185)                                    -                                         178                                      (178)                                    -                                        4%                                      *                                       8%                                      *
OPERATING INCOME                                                              $         5,678                          $   1,531                                $           7,209                         $         5,609                          $  1,588                                 $          7,197                         1%                                      0%                                      2%                                      1%
OPERATING MARGIN %                                                            32%                                                                               41%                                       32%                                                                               41%                                      5 bp.                                   (48) bp.                                (6) bp.                                 (63) bp.
INCOME TAX EFFECTS (6)                                                        $         1,194                          $      486                               $           1,680                         $         1,033                          $     451                                $          1,484                         16%                                     13%                                     15%                                     14%
NET INCOME                                                                    $         3,864                          $   1,045                                $           4,909                         $         3,945                          $  1,137                                 $          5,082                         (2%)                                    (3%)                                    (1%)                                    (3%)
DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE                                                    $            0.92                                                                 $             1.17                        $           0.90                                                                  $            1.16                        2%                                      0%                                      2%                                      1%
DILUTED WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON                                               4,208                                    -                                        4,208                                     4,364                                    -                                        4,364                                    (4%)                                    (4%)                                    (4%)                                    (4%)
SHARES OUTSTANDING
(1)                    This presentation includes non-GAAP measures. Our non-GAAP measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP measures, and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. For a detailed  explanation of the adjustments made to comparable GAAP measures, the reasons why management  uses these measures, the usefulness of these measures and the material  limitations on the usefulness of these measures, please see Appendix A.
(2)                    We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016, which was the last day of our prior fiscal year, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods.
(3)                    Non-GAAP adjustments to sales and marketing expenses were as follows:
                                                                              Six Months Ended
                                                                              November 30,
                                                                              2016                                     2015
                       Stock-based compensation (4)                           $             (133)                      $       (107)
                       Acquired deferred sales commissions amortization       9                                        -
                       Total non-GAAP sales and marketing adjustments         $             (124)                      $       (107)
(4)                    Stock-based compensation was included in the following GAAP operating expense categories:
                                                                              Six Months Ended                                                                                                            Six Months Ended
                                                                              November 30, 2016                                                                                                           November 30, 2015
                                                                              GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP                                  GAAP                                     Adj.                                     Non-GAAP
                       Cloud software as a service and platform as a service  $                11                      $        (11)                            $                  -                      $                  8                     $         (8)                            $                 -
                       Cloud infrastructure as a service                      2                                        (2)                                      -                                         2                                        (2)                                      -
                       Software license updates and product support           12                                       (12)                                     -                                         12                                       (12)                                     -
                       Hardware products                                      4                                        (4)                                      -                                         3                                        (3)                                      -
                       Hardware support                                       2                                        (2)                                      -                                         3                                        (3)                                      -
                       Services                                               17                                       (17)                                     -                                         14                                       (14)                                     -
                       Research and development                               382                                      (382)                                    -                                         298                                      (298)                                    -
                       General and administrative                             72                                       (72)                                     -                                         57                                       (57)                                     -
                       Subtotal                                               502                                      (502)                                    -                                         397                                      (397)                                    -
                       Sales and marketing                                    133                                      (133)                                    -                                         107                                      (107)                                    -
                       Acquisition related and other                          11                                       (11)                                     -                                         3                                        (3)                                      -
                       Total stock-based compensation                         $              646                       $       (646)                            $                  -                      $              507                       $     (507)                              $                 -
(5)                    Estimated future annual amortization expense related to intangible assets as of November 30, 2016 was as follows:
                       Remainder of fiscal 2017                               $              723
                       Fiscal 2018                                            1,331
                       Fiscal 2019                                            1,222
                       Fiscal 2020                                            1,035
                       Fiscal 2021                                            861
                       Fiscal 2022                                            758
                       Thereafter                                             2,038
                       Total intangible assets, net                           $           7,968
(6)                    Income tax effects were calculated reflecting an effective GAAP tax rate of 23.6% and 20.8% in the first half of fiscal 2017 and 2016, respectively, and an effective non-GAAP tax rate of 25.5% and 22.6% in the first half of fiscal 2017 and 2016, respectively. The difference between our GAAP and non-GAAP tax rate in the first half of fiscal 2017 was primarily due to the net tax effects on stock-based compensation expense and acquisition related items, including the tax effects of amortization of intangible assets.  The difference between our GAAP and non-GAAP tax rate in the first half of fiscal 2016 was primarily due to the net tax effects of acquisition related items, including the tax effects of amortization of intangible assets.
*                      Not meaningful
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
($ in millions)
                                                                November 30,        May 31,
                                                                2016                2016
ASSETS
Current Assets:
          Cash and cash equivalents                             $          18,592   $          20,152
          Marketable securities                                 39,614              35,973
          Trade receivables, net                                3,690               5,385
          Inventories                                           327                 212
          Prepaid expenses and other current assets             2,511               2,591
                                  Total Current Assets          64,734              64,313
Non-Current Assets:
          Property, plant and equipment, net                    4,882               4,000
          Intangible assets, net                                7,968               4,943
          Goodwill, net                                         42,083              34,590
          Deferred tax assets                                   895                 1,291
          Other assets                                          3,038               3,043
                                  Total Non-Current Assets      58,866              47,867
TOTAL ASSETS                                                    $        123,600    $        112,180
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current Liabilities:
          Notes payable and other borrowings, current           $            3,838  $            3,750
          Accounts payable                                      615                 504
          Accrued compensation and related benefits             1,486               1,966
          Deferred revenues                                     7,411               7,655
          Other current liabilities                             2,997               3,333
                                  Total Current Liabilities     16,347              17,208
Non-Current Liabilities:
          Notes payable and other borrowings, non-current       50,489              40,105
          Income taxes payable                                  5,099               4,908
          Other non-current liabilities                         2,820               2,169
                                  Total Non-Current Liabilities 58,408              47,182
Equity                                                          48,845              47,790
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                                    $        123,600    $        112,180
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
($ in millions)
                                                                                           Six Months Ended November 30,
                                                                                           2016             2015
Cash Flows From Operating Activities:
Net income                                                                                 $         3,864  $          3,945
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
Depreciation                                                                               463              429
Amortization of intangible assets                                                          613              875
Deferred income taxes                                                                      103              (83)
Stock-based compensation                                                                   646              507
Tax benefits on the vesting of restricted stock-based awards and exercise of stock options 249              147
Other, net                                                                                 85               77
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of effects from acquisitions:
Decrease in trade receivables, net                                                         1,680            1,614
(Increase) decrease in inventories                                                         (116)            61
Decrease in prepaid expenses and other assets                                              321              139
Decrease in accounts payable and other liabilities                                         (499)            (960)
Decrease in income taxes payable                                                           (240)            (367)
(Decrease) increase in deferred revenues                                                   (208)            13
Net cash provided by operating activities                                                  6,961            6,397
Cash Flows From Investing Activities:
Purchases of marketable securities and other investments                                   (10,090)         (17,638)
Proceeds from maturities and sales of marketable securities and other investments          6,080            15,088
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired                                                         (9,854)          (147)
Capital expenditures                                                                       (1,056)          (641)
Net cash used for investing activities                                                     (14,920)         (3,338)
Cash Flows From Financing Activities:
Payments for repurchases of common stock                                                   (2,569)          (6,258)
Proceeds from issuances of common stock                                                    746              640
Shares repurchased for tax withholdings upon vesting of restricted stock-based awards      (188)            (77)
Payments of dividends to stockholders                                                      (1,232)          (1,286)
Proceeds from borrowings, net of issuance costs                                            13,932           --
Repayments of borrowings                                                                   (3,750)          --
Distributions to noncontrolling interests                                                  (200)            (85)
Net cash provided by (used for) financing activities                                       6,739            (7,066)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents                               (340)            (298)
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents                                                  (1,560)          (4,305)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period                                           20,152           21,716
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period                                                 $       18,592   $        17,411
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
FREE CASH FLOW - TRAILING 4-QUARTERS (1)
($ in millions)
                                                                               Fiscal 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fiscal 2017
                                                                               Q1                                                           Q2                                                           Q3                                                           Q4                                                           Q1                                                           Q2                                                           Q3 Q4
GAAP Operating Cash Flow                                                       $        13,682                                              $        13,113                                              $        14,252                                              $        13,685                                              $        13,679                                              $        14,249
Capital Expenditures                                                           (1,636)                                                      (1,606)                                                      (1,606)                                                      (1,189)                                                      (1,042)                                                      (1,604)
Free Cash Flow                                                                 $        12,046                                              $        11,507                                              $        12,646                                              $        12,496                                              $        12,637                                              $        12,645
% Growth over prior year                                                       (20%)                                                        (22%)                                                        (8%)                                                         (5%)                                                         5%                                                           10%
GAAP Net Income                                                                $          9,501                                             $          9,198                                             $          8,844                                             $          8,901                                             $          8,986                                             $          8,820
Free Cash Flow as a % of Net Income                                            127%                                                         125%                                                         143%                                                         140%                                                         141%                                                         143%
(1)               To supplement our statements of cash flows presented on a GAAP basis, we use non-GAAP measures of cash flows on a trailing 4-quarter basis to analyze cash flow generated from operations. We believe free cash flow is also useful as one of the bases for comparing our performance with our competitors. The presentation of non-GAAP free cash flow is not meant to be considered in isolation or as an alternative to net income as an indicator of our performance, or as an alternative to cash flows from operating activities as a measure of liquidity.
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
SUPPLEMENTAL ANALYSIS OF GAAP REVENUES AND HEADCOUNT (1)
($ in millions)
                                                                                                        Fiscal 2016                                         Fiscal 2017
                                                                                              Q1        Q2          Q3         Q4        TOTAL    Q1        Q2          Q3 Q4 TOTAL
       REVENUES
       Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                  $     451 $     484   $      583 $     690 $  2,207 $     798 $     878         $    1,675
       Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                      160       165         152        169       646      171       175               346
                                  Total cloud revenues                                        611       649         735        859       2,853    969       1,053             2,021
       New software licenses                                                                  1,151     1,677       1,680      2,766     7,276    1,030     1,347             2,377
       Software license updates and product support                                           4,696     4,683       4,669      4,814     18,861   4,792     4,777             9,570
                                  Total on-premise software revenues                          5,847     6,360       6,349      7,580     26,137   5,822     6,124             11,947
                                  Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                6,458     7,009       7,084      8,439     28,990   6,791     7,177             13,968
       Hardware products                                                                      570       573         604        725       2,471    462       497               959
       Hardware support                                                                       558       550         531        558       2,197    534       517               1,051
                                  Total hardware revenues                                     1,128     1,123       1,135      1,283     4,668    996       1,014             2,010
                                  Total services revenues                                     862       861         793        872       3,389    808       844               1,652
                                  Total revenues                                              $  8,448  $  8,993    $   9,012  $10,594   $37,047  $  8,595  $  9,035          $  17,630
       AS REPORTED REVENUE GROWTH RATES
       Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                  34%       34%         57%        66%       49%      77%       81%               79%
       Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                      16%       7%          (2%)       5%        6%       7%        6%                7%
                                  Total cloud revenues                                        29%       26%         40%        49%       36%      59%       62%               61%
       New software licenses                                                                  (16%)     (18%)       (15%)      (12%)     (15%)    (11%)     (20%)             (16%)
       Software license updates and product support                                           (1%)      (2%)        0%         3%        0%       2%        2%                2%
                                  Total on-premise software revenues                          (4%)      (7%)        (4%)       (3%)      (5%)     0%        (4%)              (2%)
                                  Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                (2%)      (4%)        (1%)       0%        (2%)     5%        2%                4%
       Hardware products                                                                      (1%)      (20%)       (15%)      (11%)     (13%)    (19%)     (13%)             (16%)
       Hardware support                                                                       (5%)      (11%)       (10%)      (5%)      (8%)     (4%)      (6%)              (5%)
                                  Total hardware revenues                                     (3%)      (16%)       (13%)      (9%)      (10%)    (12%)     (10%)             (11%)
                                  Total services revenues                                     1%        (8%)        (7%)       (3%)      (4%)     (6%)      (2%)              (4%)
                                  Total revenues                                              (2%)      (6%)        (3%)       (1%)      (3%)     2%        0%                1%
       CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH RATES (2)
       Cloud software as a service and platform as a service                                  38%       39%         61%        68%       52%      79%       83%               81%
       Cloud infrastructure as a service                                                      23%       11%         2%         8%        11%      10%       9%                9%
                                  Total cloud revenues                                        34%       31%         44%        51%       40%      61%       64%               63%
       New software licenses                                                                  (9%)      (12%)       (11%)      (10%)     (11%)    (10%)     (19%)             (15%)
       Software license updates and product support                                           8%        5%          5%         4%        5%       3%        3%                3%
                                  Total on-premise software revenues                          4%        0%          0%         (2%)      0%       1%        (3%)              (1%)
                                  Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                6%        2%          3%         2%        3%       6%        3%                5%
       Hardware products                                                                      9%        (14%)       (10%)      (10%)     (7%)     (18%)     (12%)             (15%)
       Hardware support                                                                       4%        (5%)        (5%)       (4%)      (3%)     (3%)      (5%)              (4%)
                                  Total hardware revenues                                     6%        (10%)       (8%)       (7%)      (5%)     (11%)     (9%)              (10%)
                                  Total services revenues                                     10%       0%          (2%)       (1%)      2%       (5%)      0%                (3%)
                                  Total revenues                                              7%        0%          1%         0%        2%       3%        1%                2%
GEOGRAPHIC REVENUES
REVENUES
       Americas                                                                               $  4,716  $  4,960    $   4,942  $  5,847  $20,466  $  4,817  $  4,935          $    9,752
       Europe, Middle East & Africa                                                           2,456     2,645       2,661      3,120     10,881   2,413     2,558             4,971
       Asia Pacific                                                                           1,276     1,388       1,409      1,627     5,700    1,365     1,542             2,907
                                  Total revenues                                              $  8,448  $  8,993    $   9,012  $10,594   $37,047  $  8,595  $  9,035          $  17,630
HEADCOUNT
GEOGRAPHIC AREA
       Americas                                                                               59,901    59,999      60,437     60,329             61,221    63,251
       Europe, Middle East & Africa                                                           27,030    27,541      27,275     27,061             26,895    27,922
       Asia Pacific                                                                           48,139    48,620      48,694     48,872             49,234    50,509
                                  Total company                                               135,070   136,160     136,406    136,262            137,350   141,682
       (1)                        The sum of the quarterly information presented may vary from the year-to-date information presented due to rounding.
       (2)                        We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016 and 2015 for the fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2016 constant currency growth rate calculations presented, respectively, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods.
ORACLE  CORPORATION
Q2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS
SUPPLEMENTAL GEOGRAPHIC REVENUES ANALYSIS (1)
($ in millions)
                                                                                                                                                   Fiscal 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fiscal 2017
                                                                                       Q1                                                          Q2                                                          Q3                                                          Q4                                                          TOTAL                                                       Q1                                                          Q2                                                          Q3 Q4 TOTAL
    AMERICAS
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       $     3,684                                                 $     3,927                                                 $     3,964                                                 $     4,771                                                 $    16,346                                                 $      3,876                                                $     4,000                                                       $        7,877
    Total hardware revenues                                                            $        589                                                $        595                                                $        571                                                $        650                                                $     2,404                                                 $         526                                               $        510                                                      $        1,036
    AS REPORTED GROWTH RATES
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       2%                                                          (3%)                                                        (1%)                                                        (3%)                                                        (2%)                                                        5%                                                          2%                                                                3%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            1%                                                          (17%)                                                       (17%)                                                       (14%)                                                       (12%)                                                       (11%)                                                       (14%)                                                             (12%)
    CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH RATES (2)
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       6%                                                          0%                                                          1%                                                          (2%)                                                        1%                                                          6%                                                          2%                                                                4%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            6%                                                          (14%)                                                       (13%)                                                       (11%)                                                       (9%)                                                        (10%)                                                       (14%)                                                             (12%)
    EUROPE / MIDDLE EAST / AFRICA
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       $     1,873                                                 $     2,066                                                 $     2,069                                                 $     2,462                                                 $     8,471                                                 $      1,903                                                $     2,008                                                       $        3,911
    Total hardware revenues                                                            $        330                                                $        316                                                $        349                                                $        382                                                $     1,377                                                 $         275                                               $        294                                                      $           569
    AS REPORTED GROWTH RATES
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       (6%)                                                        (8%)                                                        (5%)                                                        4%                                                          (3%)                                                        2%                                                          (3%)                                                              (1%)
    Total hardware revenues                                                            (2%)                                                        (17%)                                                       (8%)                                                        (10%)                                                       (9%)                                                        (17%)                                                       (7%)                                                              (12%)
    CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH RATES (2)
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       7%                                                          3%                                                          2%                                                          5%                                                          4%                                                          7%                                                          2%                                                                4%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            14%                                                         (6%)                                                        (1%)                                                        (8%)                                                        (1%)                                                        (13%)                                                       (2%)                                                              (8%)
    ASIA PACIFIC
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       $        901                                                $     1,016                                                 $     1,051                                                 $     1,206                                                 $     4,173                                                 $      1,012                                                $     1,169                                                       $        2,180
    Total hardware revenues                                                            $        209                                                $        212                                                $        215                                                $        251                                                $        887                                                $         195                                               $        210                                                      $           405
    AS REPORTED GROWTH RATES
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       (7%)                                                        (3%)                                                        7%                                                          9%                                                          2%                                                          12%                                                         15%                                                               14%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            (14%)                                                       (11%)                                                       (8%)                                                        8%                                                          (7%)                                                        (7%)                                                        (1%)                                                              (4%)
    CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH RATES (2)
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       7%                                                          6%                                                          13%                                                         11%                                                         9%                                                          8%                                                          11%                                                               9%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            (3%)                                                        (3%)                                                        (3%)                                                        9%                                                          0%                                                          (9%)                                                        (3%)                                                              (6%)
    TOTAL COMPANY
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       $     6,458                                                 $     7,009                                                 $     7,084                                                 $     8,439                                                 $    28,990                                                 $      6,791                                                $     7,177                                                       $      13,968
    Total hardware revenues                                                            $     1,128                                                 $     1,123                                                 $     1,135                                                 $     1,283                                                 $     4,668                                                 $         996                                               $     1,014                                                       $        2,010
    AS REPORTED GROWTH RATES
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       (2%)                                                        (4%)                                                        (1%)                                                        0%                                                          (2%)                                                        5%                                                          2%                                                                4%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            (3%)                                                        (16%)                                                       (13%)                                                       (9%)                                                        (10%)                                                       (12%)                                                       (10%)                                                             (11%)
    CONSTANT CURRENCY GROWTH RATES (2)
    Total cloud and on-premise software revenues                                       6%                                                          2%                                                          3%                                                          2%                                                          3%                                                          6%                                                          3%                                                                5%
    Total hardware revenues                                                            6%                                                          (10%)                                                       (8%)                                                        (7%)                                                        (5%)                                                        (11%)                                                       (9%)                                                              (10%)
    (1)                    The sum of the quarterly information presented may vary from the year-to-date information presented due to rounding.
    (2)                    We compare the percent change in the results from one period to another period using constant currency disclosure. We present constant currency information to provide a framework for assessing how our underlying businesses performed excluding the effect of foreign currency rate fluctuations. To present this information, current and comparative prior period results for entities reporting in currencies other than United States dollars are converted into United States dollars at the exchange rates in effect on May 31, 2016 and 2015 for the fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2016 constant currency growth rate calculations presented, respectively, rather than the actual exchange rates in effect during the respective periods.

APPENDIX A

ORACLE CORPORATIONQ2 FISCAL 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTSEXPLANATION OF NON-GAAP MEASURES

To supplement our financial results presented on a GAAP basis, we use the non-GAAP measures indicated in the tables, which exclude certain business combination accounting entries and expenses related to acquisitions, as well as other significant expenses including stock-based compensation, that we believe are helpful in understanding our past financial performance and our future results. Our non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP measures and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. Our management regularly uses our supplemental non-GAAP financial measures internally to understand, manage and evaluate our business and make operating decisions. These non-GAAP measures are among the primary factors management uses in planning for and forecasting future periods. Compensation of our executives is based in part on the performance of our business based on these non-GAAP measures. Our non-GAAP financial measures reflect adjustments based on the following items, as well as the related income tax effects:

Cloud software as a service and platform as a service, software license updates and product support and hardware support deferred revenues: Business combination accounting rules require us to account for the fair values of cloud software as a service and platform as a service contracts, software license updates and product support contracts and hardware support contracts assumed in connection with our acquisitions. Because these contracts are generally one year in duration, our GAAP revenues generally for the one year period subsequent to our acquisition of a business do not reflect the full amount of revenues on these assumed cloud and support contracts that would have otherwise been recorded by the acquired entity. The non-GAAP adjustment to our cloud software as a service and platform as a service revenues, software license updates and product support revenues and hardware support revenues is intended to include, and thus reflect, the full amount of such revenues. We believe the adjustment to these revenues is useful to investors as a measure of the ongoing performance of our business. We have historically experienced high renewal rates on our software license updates and product support contracts and our objective is to increase the renewal rates on acquired and new cloud software as a service and platform as a service and hardware support contracts; however, we cannot be certain that our customers will renew our cloud software as a service and platform as a service contracts, software license updates and product support contracts or our hardware support contracts.

Deferred sales commissions amortization: Certain acquired companies capitalized sales commissions associated with subscription agreements and amortized these amounts over the related contractual terms. Business combination accounting rules generally require us to eliminate these capitalized sales commissions balances as of the acquisition date and our post-combination GAAP sales and marketing expenses generally do not reflect the amortization of these deferred sales commissions balances. The non-GAAP adjustment to increase our sales and marketing expenses is intended to include, and thus reflect, the full amount of amortization related to such balances as though the acquired companies operated independently in the periods presented. We believe this adjustment to sales and marketing expenses is useful to investors as a measure of the ongoing performance of our business. We are including this non-GAAP adjustment commencing in the second fiscal quarter of fiscal 2017 as a result of our acquisition of NetSuite. Such adjustment was not material in prior periods.

Stock-based compensation expenses: We have excluded the effect of stock-based compensation expenses from our non-GAAP operating expenses and net income measures. Although stock-based compensation is a key incentive offered to our employees, and we believe such compensation contributed to the revenues earned during the periods presented and also believe it will contribute to the generation of future period revenues, we continue to evaluate our business performance excluding stock-based compensation expenses. Stock-based compensation expenses will recur in future periods.

Amortization of intangible assets: We have excluded the effect of amortization of intangible assets from our non-GAAP operating expenses and net income measures. Amortization of intangible assets is inconsistent in amount and frequency and is significantly affected by the timing and size of our acquisitions. Investors should note that the use of intangible assets contributed to our revenues earned during the periods presented and will contribute to our future period revenues as well. Amortization of intangible assets will recur in future periods.

Acquisition related and other expenses; and restructuring expenses: We have excluded the effect of acquisition related and other expenses and the effect of restructuring expenses from our non-GAAP operating expenses and net income measures. We incurred significant expenses in connection with our acquisitions and also incurred certain other operating expenses or income, which we generally would not have otherwise incurred in the periods presented as a part of our continuing operations. Acquisition related and other expenses consist of personnel related costs for transitional employees, other acquired employee related costs, stock-based compensation expenses (in addition to the stock-based compensation expenses described above), integration related professional services, certain business combination adjustments including adjustments after the measurement period has ended and certain other operating items, net. Substantially all of the stock-based compensation expenses included in acquisition related and other expenses resulted from unvested options assumed in acquisitions whose vesting was fully accelerated upon termination of the employees pursuant to the original terms of those options. Restructuring expenses consist of employee severance and other exit costs. We believe it is useful for investors to understand the effects of these items on our total operating expenses. Although acquisition related expenses and restructuring expenses generally diminish over time with respect to past acquisitions, we generally will incur these expenses in connection with any future acquisitions.

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SOURCE Oracle Corporation

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