Stocks Touched New Highs: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

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Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) released the latest development version of MySQL — Development Milestone 5.7.4 — along with a number of add-ons to help manage databases earlier today. The new version provides a number of important upgrades, including a major boost in query-handling speed. MySQL Version 5.6, which is the current version of the popular database OS, was released in February 2013. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) stock performance was 3.39% in last session and finished the day at $40.91. Traded volume was 48,287,136 million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 16.28 million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.23. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) insider ownership is 25.00%.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) had its price objective raised by RBC Capital from $37.00 to $44.00 in a research report released on Friday morning, Analyst Ratings News reports. RBC Capital currently has a sector perform rating on the stock. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rose 1.71 percent to $40.99 yesterday on volume of 46.89 million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $40.40 to $41.50. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $340.25 billion.

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA)’s stock on Mar 31, 2014 reported an increase of 3.13% to the closing price of $12.87. Its fifty two weeks range is $7.63 -$12.97. The total market capitalization recorded $13.87 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 39,748,880 million shares. In its share capital, Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) has 1.08 million outstanding shares.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) announced that it has completed the acquisition of BASIS Science Inc., a privately held company and a leader specializing in wearable device technologies for health and wellness applications. BASIS Science is also the creator of the Basis band, the world’s most advanced health tracker. On Monday, shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) advanced 0.76% to close the day at $25.81. Company return on investment (ROI) is 12.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as 4.26%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) quarterly revenue growth is 6.49%.

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