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
$2,960.73
Consensus Rating
Buy
Ratings Breakdown
30 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target
$3,207.64 (8.3% Upside)





Resources

Premium Research Tools

MarketBeat All Access subscribers can access stock screeners, the Idea Engine, data export tools, research reports, and other premium tools.

Discover All Access

Market Data and Calendars

Looking for new stock ideas? Want to see which stocks are moving? View our full suite of financial calendars and market data tables, all for free.

View Market Data

Investing Education and Resources

Receive a free world-class investing education from MarketBeat. Learn about financial terms, types of investments, trading strategies and more.

Financial Terms
Details Here
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more about MarketBeat.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2021. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | U.S. Based Support Team at [email protected] | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Do Not Sell My Information

© 2021 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see disclaimer. Fundamental company data provided by Zacks Investment Research.