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Alphabet - GOOG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$118.42
-2.44 (-2.02%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:05 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.22
$120.29
50-Day Range
$105.44
$2,255.34
52-Week Range
$102.21
$152.10
Volume
495,369 shs
Average Volume
23.24 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.56 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.03
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$158.40

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.95 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
32.0% 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 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.54%
From $5.20 to $5.80 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 660 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

5th 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 Up 0.4 %

GOOG opened at $120.86 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.78, a current ratio of 2.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The firm has a market cap of $1.59 trillion, a P/E ratio of 22.49, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.07. Alphabet has a 52 week low of $102.21 and a 52 week high of $152.10. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $157.10 and its 200 day simple moving average is $137.78.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG - Get Rating) last posted 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 return on equity of 28.65%. During the same period last year, the business posted $27.26 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Alphabet will post 5.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

GOOG has been the topic of a number of research reports. Raymond James lowered their price target on Alphabet from $181.50 to $159.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Citigroup dropped their target price on Alphabet from $158.75 to $145.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. MKM Partners reduced their price target on Alphabet from $165.00 to $140.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 18th. Itau BBA Securities started coverage on Alphabet in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock. Finally, Cowen cut their price objective on Alphabet from $300.00 to $150.00 in a research report on Monday, July 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $158.40.

Insider Activity at Alphabet

In other Alphabet 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 approximately $2,185,733. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. In other 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 transaction, the insider now directly owns 18,484 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,185,733. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director John L. Hennessy sold 500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $120.00, for a total value of $60,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 34,760 shares in the company, valued at $4,171,200. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 42,852 shares of company stock valued at $15,750,955 over the last quarter. Insiders own 12.99% of the company's stock.

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GOOG Stock News Headlines

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GOOG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/19/2022
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
+33.8%
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
$6.59 per share
Book Value
$19.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,170,000,000
Free Float
11,459,215,000
Market Cap
$1.56 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.07

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Sundar PichaiMr. Sundar Pichai (Age 49)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.32M
  • Mr. Lawrence Edward Page (Age 49)
    Co-Founder & Director
    Comp: $1
  • Mr. Sergey BrinMr. Sergey Brin (Age 48)
    Co-Founder & Director
    Comp: $1
  • Ms. Ruth M. PoratMs. Ruth M. Porat (Age 64)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $667.41k
  • Mr. J. Kent WalkerMr. J. Kent Walker (Age 61)
    Pres of Global Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Company Sec.
    Comp: $662.7k
  • Dr. Prabhakar RaghavanDr. Prabhakar Raghavan (Age 61)
    Sr. VP of Knowledge and Information - Google
    Comp: $663.64k
  • Mr. Philipp SchindlerMr. Philipp Schindler (Age 51)
    Sr. VP & Chief Bus. Officer of Google
    Comp: $677.62k
  • Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole (Age 47)
    Chief Accounting Officer & VP
  • Ms. Ellen West
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Fiona Clare Cicconi (Age 56)
    Chief People Officer













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 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Alphabet's stock. Their GOOG share price forecasts range from $130.00 to $196.25. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $158.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.1% 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 beginning of the year. Since then, GOOG stock has decreased by 16.5% and is now trading at $120.86.
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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) released 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 quarter last year, the company posted $27.26 earnings per share.
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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 minted shares were issued 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 $120.86.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a market capitalization of $1.59 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 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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