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The Day of Financial Reckoning Is Near (Ad)
Target’s Results Cap Upside Potential For Retail Stocks 
Wind energy boom and golden eagles collide in the US West
Lowe’s Stands Out Amid Q2 Retail Reports 
3rd Massive Dollar Upheaval Has Started (Ad)
Egypt's central bank governor resigns as economic woes mount
Target takes a hit after heavy discounts to clear inventory
Stocks slip on Wall Street, erasing weekly gains for S&P 500
US Dollar Replaced By "Biden Bucks"? (Ad)
S&P 500   4,274.04
DOW   33,980.32
QQQ   328.49
Agilent Technologies Proves Its Worth VS Illumina 
The Day of Financial Reckoning Is Near (Ad)
Target’s Results Cap Upside Potential For Retail Stocks 
Wind energy boom and golden eagles collide in the US West
Lowe’s Stands Out Amid Q2 Retail Reports 
3rd Massive Dollar Upheaval Has Started (Ad)
Egypt's central bank governor resigns as economic woes mount
Target takes a hit after heavy discounts to clear inventory
Stocks slip on Wall Street, erasing weekly gains for S&P 500
US Dollar Replaced By "Biden Bucks"? (Ad)
S&P 500   4,274.04
DOW   33,980.32
QQQ   328.49
Agilent Technologies Proves Its Worth VS Illumina 
The Day of Financial Reckoning Is Near (Ad)
Target’s Results Cap Upside Potential For Retail Stocks 
Wind energy boom and golden eagles collide in the US West
Lowe’s Stands Out Amid Q2 Retail Reports 
3rd Massive Dollar Upheaval Has Started (Ad)
Egypt's central bank governor resigns as economic woes mount
Target takes a hit after heavy discounts to clear inventory
Stocks slip on Wall Street, erasing weekly gains for S&P 500
US Dollar Replaced By "Biden Bucks"? (Ad)

Alphabet - GOOG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$120.32
-2.19 (-1.79%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$120.20
$122.15
50-Day Range
$105.44
$2,255.34
52-Week Range
$102.21
$152.10
Volume
17.54 million shs
Average Volume
30.36 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.58 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.39
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$158.40

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.95 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
31.7% 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
0.29mentions of Alphabet in the last 14 days
Based on 24 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

48th out of 667 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

4th out of 67 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.

Alphabet Stock Down 1.8 %

Shares of NASDAQ:GOOG opened at $120.32 on Thursday. The business's 50 day simple moving average is $156.98 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $137.88. The firm has a market cap of $1.58 trillion, a P/E ratio of 22.39, a PEG ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a current ratio of 2.81. Alphabet has a 52-week low of $102.21 and a 52-week high of $152.10.

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

Analysts Set New Price Targets

GOOG has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Oppenheimer decreased their target price on Alphabet from $3,290.00 to $165.00 in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Susquehanna Bancshares decreased their price objective on Alphabet from $187.00 to $150.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Credit Suisse Group set a $143.00 target price on Alphabet in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $140.00 price objective on Alphabet in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Evercore ISI dropped their price objective on Alphabet from $165.00 to $155.50 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $158.40.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv bought 13,528 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $33.72 per share, with a total value of $456,164.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 593,402 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $20,009,515.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In other news, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv bought 13,528 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $33.72 per share, with a total value of $456,164.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 593,402 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $20,009,515.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Ann Mather sold 20 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,383.32, for a total value of $47,666.40. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 565 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,346,575.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 42,852 shares of company stock worth $15,750,955. 12.99% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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GOOG Stock News Headlines

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GOOG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/18/2022
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
+31.7%
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
$6.55 per share
Book Value
$19.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,169,998,000
Free Float
11,459,215,000
Market Cap
$1.58 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 19 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" GOOG shares.
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What is Alphabet's stock price forecast for 2022?

20 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Alphabet's shares. Their GOOG share price forecasts range from $130.00 to $196.25. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $158.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.7% 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 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, GOOG stock has decreased by 16.8% and is now trading at $120.32.
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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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $26.24 by $25.03. Alphabet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 25.89%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $27.26 earnings per share.
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When did Alphabet's stock split?

Alphabet shares split before market open on Monday, July 18th 2022. The 20-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 1st 2022. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.08%), State Street Corp (0.08%), FMR LLC (0.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.03%), Northern Trust Corp (0.02%) and Dodge & Cox (0.02%). 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 $120.32.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a market capitalization of $1.58 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 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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