NASDAQ:GOOG - Alphabet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1,064.71 +21.05 (+2.02 %) (As of 11/16/2018 08:56 AM ET)Previous Close$1,043.66Today's Range$1,031.78 - $1,071.8552-Week Range$980.64 - $1,273.89Volume1.82 million shsAverage Volume2.07 million shsMarket Capitalization$720.96 billionP/E Ratio23.31Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.16 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 Phone650-253-0000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio4.14 Quick Ratio4.10 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.31 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$110.86 billion Price / Sales6.68 Cash Flow$43.5286 per share Price / Cash24.46 Book Value$244.07 per share Price / Book4.36 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$12.66 billion Net Margins14.45% Return on Equity19.40% Return on Assets14.95% Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares695,880,000Market Cap$720.96 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's stock split before market open on Thursday, April 3rd 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, February 10th 2014. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes 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 declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter? Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The information services provider reported $13.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $10.41 by $2.65. The information services provider had revenue of $27.16 billion for the quarter. Alphabet had a return on equity of 19.40% and a net margin of 14.45%. View Alphabet's Earnings History. When is Alphabet's next earnings date? Alphabet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alphabet. What price target have analysts set for GOOG? 30 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Alphabet's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,040.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they anticipate Alphabet's stock price to reach $1,310.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alphabet. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alphabet? 30 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 27 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 stories about GOOG stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alphabet earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the information services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. 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), Weibo (WB), Match Group (MTCH), Yandex (YNDX), Tripadvisor (TRIP), Snap (SNAP), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), 58.com (WUBA), Sabre (SABR) and Line (LN). Who are Alphabet's key executives? Alphabet's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lawrence Edward Page, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 45)Mr. Sergey Brin, Co-Founder, Pres & Director (Age 44)Ms. Ruth Myrna Porat, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)Mr. David C. Drummond, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel., Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 55)Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole, Chief Accounting Officer & VP (Age 43) Who are Alphabet's major shareholders? Alphabet's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.80%), FMR LLC (1.65%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.92%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.58%), Capital International Investors (0.56%) and Capital World Investors (0.56%). 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, Lawrence Page, Sergey Brin, Shirley M Tilghman and Sundar Pichai. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alphabet. Which major investors are selling Alphabet stock? GOOG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Private Advisor Group LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Salem Investment Counselors Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 major investors are buying Alphabet stock? GOOG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, FMR LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Russell Investments Group 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 $1,064.71. How big of a company is Alphabet? Alphabet has a market capitalization of $720.96 billion and generates $110.86 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: 3.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,815 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 539 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,354MarketBeat'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. 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