NASDAQ:GOOG - Alphabet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1,097.41 -16.39 (-1.47 %) (As of 02/21/2019 10:24 AM ET)Previous Close$1,113.80Today's Range$1,095.12 - $1,113.2052-Week Range$970.11 - $1,273.89Volume18,967 shsAverage Volume1.43 million shsMarket Capitalization$762.91 billionP/E Ratio23.54Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.06 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States and internationally. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also offers digital content, enterprise cloud services, and hardware products, as well as other miscellaneous products and services. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X, as well as fiber Internet and Television services. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Receive GOOG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GOOG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related Sub-IndustryAdvertising SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:GOOG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.google.com Phone650-253-0000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio3.92 Quick Ratio3.89Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.54 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$136.82 billion Price / Sales5.58 Cash Flow$59.8696 per share Price / Cash Flow18.33 Book Value$255.51 per share Price / Book4.29Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$30.74 billion Net Margins22.47% Return on Equity19.94% Return on Assets15.31%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares695,190,000Market Cap$762.91 billion OptionableOptionable Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Alphabet's stock symbol? Alphabet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GOOG." When did Alphabet's stock split? How did Alphabet's stock split work? Alphabet shares split on the morning of Thursday, April 3rd 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, February 10th 2014. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Wednesday, April 2nd 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Alphabet stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How will Alphabet's stock buyback program work? Alphabet announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter? Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 4th. The information services provider reported $12.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $10.86 by $1.91. The information services provider had revenue of $39.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38.91 billion. Alphabet had a return on equity of 19.94% and a net margin of 22.47%. Alphabet's revenue for the quarter was up 21.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $9.70 EPS. View Alphabet's Earnings History. When is Alphabet's next earnings date? Alphabet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alphabet. What price target have analysts set for GOOG? 27 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Alphabet's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,040.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they anticipate Alphabet's stock price to reach $1,335.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alphabet. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alphabet? 27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 26 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alphabet. Has Alphabet been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about GOOG stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Alphabet earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the information services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Alphabet's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alphabet include Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Baidu (BIDU), Red Hat (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Match Group (MTCH), Weibo (WB), Snap (SNAP), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), Line (LN), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Tripadvisor (TRIP) and Trade Desk (TTD). Who are Alphabet's key executives? Alphabet's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lawrence Edward Page, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 46)Mr. Sergey Brin, Co-Founder, Pres & Director (Age 45)Ms. Ruth Myrna Porat, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. David C. Drummond, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel., Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 56)Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole, Chief Accounting Officer & VP (Age 44) Who are Alphabet's major shareholders? Alphabet's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (8.08%), BlackRock Inc. (2.82%), Lunia Capital LP (2.42%), Northern Trust Corp (0.59%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.57%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.51%). Company insiders that own Alphabet stock include Amie Thuener O'toole, Ann Mather, David C Drummond, Diane B Greene, James Grier Campbell, John L Hennessy, L John Doerr, Shirley M Tilghman and Sundar Pichai. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alphabet. Which institutional investors are selling Alphabet stock? GOOG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parnassus Investments CA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sanders Capital LLC, Swedbank, Eaton Vance Management, Acadian Asset Management LLC, CI Investments Inc. and Polar Capital LLP. Company insiders that have sold Alphabet company stock in the last year include Amie Thuener O'toole, Ann Mather, David C Drummond, James Grier Campbell, John L Hennessy, L John Doerr and Sundar Pichai. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alphabet. Which institutional investors are buying Alphabet stock? GOOG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Lunia Capital LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Geode Capital Management LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alphabet. How do I buy shares of Alphabet? Shares of GOOG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alphabet's stock price today? One share of GOOG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,099.32. How big of a company is Alphabet? Alphabet has a market capitalization of $764.24 billion and generates $136.82 billion in revenue each year. What is Alphabet's official website? The official website for Alphabet is http://www.google.com. How can I contact Alphabet? Alphabet's mailing address is 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 650-253-0000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Alphabet (NASDAQ GOOG)Community Ranking: 3.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,880 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 592 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,472MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alphabet and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GOOG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GOOG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the Step Transaction Doctrine Affect a Backdoor Roth IRA?