SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 16, 2015
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Section 2Financial Information
On December 16, 2015, Oracle Corporation issued a press release announcing financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended November 30, 2015. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Section 5Corporate Governance and Management
On December 16, 2015, Renée James accepted an offer to join the Board of Directors of Oracle Corporation. Ms. James is not currently joining any committees of the Board but is expected to do so in the coming months.
Pursuant to our Amended and Restated 1993 Directors Stock Plan (the Directors Plan), on December 16, 2015, Ms. James was automatically granted a stock option to purchase 9,375 shares of our common stock and 2,343 restricted stock units (RSUs). These equity grants represent a pro rata amount of our annual grant for non-employee directors based on the number of complete calendar months remaining in our fiscal year. Ms. James stock options and RSUs will vest 25% per year over four years. Commencing May 31, 2016, she will be eligible to receive our annual stock grant for non-employee directors. Ms. James will also receive the standard cash compensation for our non-employee directors, as described in more detail in our proxy statement.
Ms. James has entered into our standard form of indemnification agreement pursuant to which we will indemnify her for certain actions she takes in her capacity as a director.
Section 8Other Events
Oracle Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.15 per share of outstanding common stock payable on January 27, 2016, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 6, 2016.
Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits
Description of Exhibit
|99.1||Press Release reporting the results for the fiscal second quarter ended November 30, 2015, dated December 16, 2015|
|99.2||Press Release Oracle Names Renée James to the Board of Directors dated December 16, 2015|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: December 16, 2015||By:||/S/ WILLIAM COREY WEST|
William Corey West
Executive Vice President, Corporate Controller and
Chief Accounting Officer
Description of Exhibit
|99.1||Press Release reporting the results for the fiscal second quarter ended November 30, 2016, dated December 16, 2015|
|99.2||Press Release Oracle Names Renée James to the Board of Directors dated as of December 16, 2015|