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Alphabet - GOOG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$122.88
+0.23 (+0.19%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$121.57
$123.26
50-Day Range
$105.44
$2,255.34
52-Week Range
$102.21
$152.10
Volume
15.51 million shs
Average Volume
25.35 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.62 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.86
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$158.40

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.95 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.9% Upside
$158.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.26% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of Alphabet in the last 14 days
Based on 28 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.88%
From $5.22 to $5.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.98 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

44th out of 664 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

4th out of 64 stocks

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About Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock

Alphabet Inc. provides various products and platforms in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. It operates through Google Services, Google Cloud, and Other Bets segments. The Google Services segment offers products and services, including ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Photos, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. It is also involved in the sale of apps and in-app purchases and digital content in the Google Play store; and Fitbit wearable devices, Google Nest home products, Pixel phones, and other devices, as well as in the provision of YouTube non-advertising services. The Google Cloud segment offers infrastructure, platform, and other services; Google Workspace that include cloud-based collaboration tools for enterprises, such as Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, and Meet; and other services for enterprise customers. The Other Bets segment sells health technology and internet services. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms have recently commented on GOOG. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their target price on shares of Alphabet from $157.50 to $145.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Itau BBA Securities assumed coverage on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock. Cowen dropped their price target on shares of Alphabet from $300.00 to $150.00 in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Wedbush reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Finally, Piper Sandler decreased their price target on shares of Alphabet from $139.00 to $135.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $158.40.

Alphabet Price Performance

GOOG Stock traded down $0.50 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $122.15. The stock had a trading volume of 72,827 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,632,613. The company's fifty day simple moving average is $156.70 and its 200 day simple moving average is $138.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.81, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The company has a market cap of $1.61 trillion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.07. Alphabet has a 52-week low of $102.21 and a 52-week high of $152.10.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $26.24 by ($25.03). Alphabet had a return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 25.89%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $27.26 EPS. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Alphabet will post 5.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Transactions at Alphabet

In other news, SVP Prabhakar Raghavan sold 1,109 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,166.74, for a total value of $2,402,914.66. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 1,608 shares in the company, valued at $3,484,117.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. In related news, Director John L. Hennessy sold 500 shares of Alphabet stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $120.00, for a total value of $60,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 34,760 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,171,200. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Prabhakar Raghavan sold 1,109 shares of Alphabet stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,166.74, for a total value of $2,402,914.66. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 1,608 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,484,117.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 42,852 shares of company stock worth $15,750,955 in the last three months. 12.99% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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GOOG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-Industry
Advertising
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:GOOG
Employees
156,500
Year Founded
2015

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$158.40
High Stock Price Forecast
$196.25
Low Stock Price Forecast
$130.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+28.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.95
Research Coverage
20 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$76.03 billion
Pretax Margin
30.71%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$257.64 billion
Cash Flow
$6.70 per share
Book Value
$19.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,170,000,000
Free Float
11,459,215,000
Market Cap
$1.62 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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GOOG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Alphabet stock right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 19 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" GOOG shares.
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What is Alphabet's stock price forecast for 2022?

20 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Alphabet's stock. Their GOOG share price forecasts range from $130.00 to $196.25. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $158.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have GOOG shares performed in 2022?

Alphabet's stock was trading at $144.6795 at the start of the year. Since then, GOOG stock has decreased by 15.1% and is now trading at $122.88.
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When is Alphabet's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $26.24 by $25.03. Alphabet had a net margin of 25.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.65%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $27.26 EPS.
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When did Alphabet's stock split?

Alphabet's stock split on Monday, July 18th 2022. The 20-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 1st 2022. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, July 15th 2022. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 2,000 shares after the split.

What is Sundar Pichai's approval rating as Alphabet's CEO?

4,614 employees have rated Alphabet Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai on Glassdoor.com. Sundar Pichai has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Sundar Pichai in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Alphabet own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alphabet investors own include Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Salesforce (CRM) and Mastercard (MA).

What is Alphabet's stock symbol?

Alphabet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GOOG."

Who are Alphabet's major shareholders?

Alphabet's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (0.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.03%), Northern Trust Corp (0.02%), Dodge & Cox (0.02%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%) and Group One Trading L.P. (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include 2016 Gp LLC Gv, 2021 Gp LLC Gv, Aaron Boynton, Amie Thuener O'toole, Ann Mather, Brin Sergey, Capitalg 2014 Lp, Capitalg Lp, David C Drummond, Frances Arnold, John Kent Walker, John Kent Walker, John L Hennessy, John L Hennessy, Kavitark Ram Shriram, Lawrence Page, Philipp Schindler, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sergey Brin and Sundar Pichai.
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How do I buy shares of Alphabet?

Shares of GOOG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Alphabet's stock price today?

One share of GOOG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.88.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a market capitalization of $1.62 trillion and generates $257.64 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $76.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.3750 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Alphabet have?

The company employs 156,500 workers across the globe.

When was Alphabet founded?

Alphabet was founded in 2015.

How can I contact Alphabet?

Alphabet's mailing address is 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. The official website for the company is www.google.com. The information services provider can be reached via phone at (650) 253-0000 or via fax at 650-253-0001.

This page (NASDAQ:GOOG) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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