S&P 500   4,686.75
DOW   35,719.43
QQQ   397.83
S&P 500   4,686.75
DOW   35,719.43
QQQ   397.83
S&P 500   4,686.75
DOW   35,719.43
QQQ   397.83
S&P 500   4,686.75
DOW   35,719.43
QQQ   397.83

7 Social Media Stocks That Are Worth Your Attention - 1 of 7


#1 - Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Alphabet logo

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) is the parent company of Google. And when you purchase shares of GOOG stock, you’re buying much more than a social media company. However, in the category of wise purchases, you can put Google’s $1.6 billion purchase of YouTube in 2006 near the top of the list. 

YouTube was one of the original social media platforms and home to the “How To” videos that became ubiquitous as the digital generation came of age. Today, YouTube is the second most visited site in the world. However, it’s become a stand-alone entertainment platform in its own rite. In fact, the company has a partnership with the National Football League with its YouTube TV network. 

According to analysts, GOOG stock still has about a 10% upside from its current level.  As one of the only companies with a market cap of over $1 trillion, your investment is going to cost a pretty penny. But, it also looks like one of the safest investments you can make. And for those that put weight on such things, GOOG stock is a favorite of ARK’s Cathie Wood who earlier this year placed it on her list of the 10 best stocks to buy and hold for 5 years. 

About Alphabet

Alphabet, Inc is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube.Read More 
Current Price
Consensus Rating
Ratings Breakdown
30 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target
$3,207.64 (8.3% Upside)


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