SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 3, 2012
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500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065
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Section 8Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events
Oracle Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared an accelerated cash dividend of $0.18 per share of outstanding common stock payable on December 21, 2012, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 14, 2012. Oracle also announced that this accelerated dividend is intended by the Board to be in lieu of quarterly dividends Oracle would have otherwise announced with its quarterly earnings results for the second, third and fourth quarters of fiscal year 2013, and that would have been paid in calendar year 2013.
Oracles press release dated December 3, 2012, announcing this accelerated dividend, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.