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Alphabet - GOOG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$122.48
-0.40 (-0.33%)
(As of 08/16/2022 11:34 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$121.54
$123.01
50-Day Range
$105.44
$2,255.34
52-Week Range
$102.21
$152.10
Volume
307,831 shs
Average Volume
25.35 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.61 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.79
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 29 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

46th out of 664 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

5th out of 66 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on GOOG shares. Canaccord Genuity Group dropped their target price on shares of Alphabet from $175.00 to $165.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $140.00 target price on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Susquehanna Bancshares dropped their price objective on Alphabet from $187.00 to $150.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Susquehanna dropped their price objective on Alphabet from $187.00 to $150.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Cowen lowered their target price on Alphabet from $300.00 to $150.00 in a research note on Monday, July 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have given 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 price target of $158.40.

Alphabet Stock Performance

NASDAQ:GOOG opened at $122.88 on Tuesday. The stock's 50-day simple moving average is $156.82 and its 200 day simple moving average is $138.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.62 trillion, a PE ratio of 22.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 1.07. The company has a quick ratio of 2.78, a current ratio of 2.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Alphabet has a twelve month low of $102.21 and a twelve month high of $152.10.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG - Get Rating) last released 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 net margin of 25.89% and a return on equity of 28.65%. During the same period last year, the business earned $27.26 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Alphabet will post 5.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Activity at Alphabet

In related news, insider John Kent Walker sold 34,799 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.25, for a total value of $4,114,981.75. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 18,484 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,185,733. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. In other news, insider John Kent Walker sold 34,799 shares of Alphabet stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.25, for a total transaction of $4,114,981.75. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 18,484 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,185,733. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CAO Amie Thuener O'toole sold 42 shares of Alphabet stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,298.63, for a total value of $96,542.46. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 1,181 shares in the company, valued at $2,714,682.03. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 42,852 shares of company stock valued at $15,750,955 over the last ninety days. 12.99% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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GOOG Stock News Headlines

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Short Interest Up 15.6% in July
Google faces $43 million antitrust fine in Australia
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Director Sells $60,000.00 in Stock
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CAO Sells $96,837.51 in Stock
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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
+29.3%
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
$6.68 per share
Book Value
$19.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,170,000,000
Free Float
11,459,215,000
Market Cap
$1.61 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 year. 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 twelve-month target prices for Alphabet's stock. Their GOOG share price forecasts range from $130.00 to $196.25. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $158.40 in the next twelve months. 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 shares have 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) 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 25.89%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $27.26 EPS.
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When did Alphabet's stock split?

Shares of Alphabet split on Monday, July 18th 2022. The 20-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 1st 2022. The newly created 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (0.08%), FMR LLC (0.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.03%), Northern Trust Corp (0.02%), Dodge & Cox (0.02%) and Citadel Advisors LLC (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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