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S&P 500   5,087.03
DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
Top-Rated AMD nears major breakout level
66,000% upside on tiny biotech? (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
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Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard
S&P 500   5,087.03
DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
Top-Rated AMD nears major breakout level
66,000% upside on tiny biotech? (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Nvidia, Royal Caribbean rise; Rivian, Etsy fall, Thursday, 2/22/2024
Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard
S&P 500   5,087.03
DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
Top-Rated AMD nears major breakout level
66,000% upside on tiny biotech? (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Nvidia, Royal Caribbean rise; Rivian, Etsy fall, Thursday, 2/22/2024
Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard

Alphabet (GOOG) Competitors

$145.32
+1.48 (+1.03%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

GOOG vs. GOOGL, META, NVDA, AAPL, TSM, AVGO, MSFT, TTD, PINS, and ZM

Should you be buying Alphabet stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Alphabet include Alphabet (GOOGL), Meta Platforms (META), NVIDIA (NVDA), Apple (AAPL), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Broadcom (AVGO), Microsoft (MSFT), Trade Desk (TTD), Pinterest (PINS), and Zoom Video Communications (ZM). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Alphabet vs.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

35.1% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.1% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Alphabet has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Alphabet received 231 more outperform votes than Alphabet when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 84.64% of users gave Alphabet an outperform vote while only 82.68% of users gave Alphabet an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AlphabetOutperform Votes
2628
84.64%
Underperform Votes
477
15.36%
AlphabetOutperform Votes
2397
82.68%
Underperform Votes
502
17.32%

Alphabet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alphabet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$307.39B5.87$73.80B$5.8024.84
Alphabet$307.39B5.92$73.80B$5.8025.06

Alphabet presently has a consensus price target of $153.65, indicating a potential upside of 6.63%. Alphabet has a consensus price target of $146.33, indicating a potential upside of 0.70%. Given Alphabet's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Alphabet.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alphabet
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
27 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88
Alphabet
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alphabet24.01% 27.22% 19.02%
Alphabet 24.01%27.22%19.02%

In the previous week, Alphabet had 15 more articles in the media than Alphabet. MarketBeat recorded 97 mentions for Alphabet and 82 mentions for Alphabet. Alphabet's average media sentiment score of 0.57 beat Alphabet's score of 0.37 indicating that Alphabet is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Alphabet
41 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
26 Neutral mention(s)
12 Negative mention(s)
5 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Alphabet
48 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
11 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Alphabet beats Alphabet on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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GOOG vs. The Competition

MetricAlphabetComputer & Data IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.82T$75.20B$19.38B$7.53B
Dividend YieldN/A0.70%2.76%3.86%
P/E Ratio25.0640.74262.9418.29
Price / Sales5.92574.09528.5880.79
Price / Cash20.7629.9431.6953.30
Price / Book6.4211.577.504.60
Net Income$73.80B$2.70B$595.49M$207.29M
7 Day Performance2.51%-4.37%-1.45%-0.75%
1 Month Performance-2.26%8.24%2.79%3.41%
1 Year Performance59.57%-3.66%12.90%4.04%

Alphabet Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GOOGL
Alphabet
2.5579 of 5 stars
$141.12
+0.4%
$153.65
+8.9%
+57.2%$1.77T$307.39B24.33182,502Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
META
Meta Platforms
3.6548 of 5 stars
$471.75
-0.3%
$494.53
+4.8%
+184.1%$1.20T$134.90B31.6667,317Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
NVDA
NVIDIA
4.7876 of 5 stars
$694.52
-4.4%
$682.90
-1.7%
+278.4%$1.72T$26.97B91.6326,196Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
AAPL
Apple
4.9057 of 5 stars
$181.56
-0.4%
$205.27
+13.1%
+23.8%$2.80T$385.71B28.28161,000Analyst Revision
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
2.792 of 5 stars
$125.37
-1.0%
$128.25
+2.3%
+48.6%$650.22B$69.30B24.2073,090Options Volume
Gap Up
AVGO
Broadcom
4.8796 of 5 stars
$1,226.55
-1.5%
$1,005.95
-18.0%
+126.5%$574.20B$35.82B37.2420,000Analyst Report
Gap Up
MSFT
Microsoft
4.8653 of 5 stars
$402.79
-0.3%
$411.06
+2.1%
+63.7%$2.99T$211.92B36.42221,000Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
TTD
Trade Desk
3.3032 of 5 stars
$82.56
-7.2%
$89.13
+8.0%
+48.0%$40.48B$1.95B229.343,115Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
PINS
Pinterest
3.4432 of 5 stars
$35.14
-0.4%
$37.52
+6.8%
+43.2%$23.86B$3.06B-585.574,014Positive News
ZM
Zoom Video Communications
4.4627 of 5 stars
$61.32
-1.3%
$79.00
+28.8%
-15.4%$18.67B$4.39B84.008,484Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:GOOG) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff