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$1,736.19
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$1,721.55
Now: $1,736.19
$1,756.00
50-Day Range
$1,723.50
MA: $1,769.44
$1,827.99
52-Week Range
$1,013.54
Now: $1,736.19
$1,847.20
Volume1.34 million shs
Average Volume1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.17 trillion
P/E Ratio33.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.98

Competitors

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Vs. AAPL, MSFT, GOOGL, FB, TSM, and NVDA

Should you be buying GOOG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "computer and technology" are considered alternatives and competitors to Alphabet, including Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

Apple has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Apple and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Apple3142602.53
Alphabet012113.00

Apple currently has a consensus target price of $119.5246, indicating a potential downside of 5.99%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Apple.

Profitability

This table compares Apple and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Apple20.91%75.15%17.63%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.8% of Apple shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Apple shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Apple and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Apple$274.52 billion7.79$57.41 billion$3.2838.76
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

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

Summary

Apple beats Alphabet on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

Microsoft has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Microsoft and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Microsoft023123.00
Alphabet012113.00

Microsoft currently has a consensus target price of $238.0539, indicating a potential upside of 11.95%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given Microsoft's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Microsoft is more favorable than Alphabet.

Profitability

This table compares Microsoft and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Microsoft32.28%40.74%16.23%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.0% of Microsoft shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Microsoft shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Microsoft and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Microsoft$143.02 billion11.24$44.28 billion$5.7636.92
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

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

Summary

Microsoft beats Alphabet on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Risk & Volatility

Alphabet has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Alphabet and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alphabet023602.95
Alphabet012113.00

Alphabet currently has a consensus target price of $1,828.6585, indicating a potential upside of 5.85%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given Alphabet's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Alphabet.

Profitability

This table compares Alphabet and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

33.8% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.2% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alphabet and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.22$34.34 billion$51.5633.51
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

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

Summary

Alphabet beats Alphabet on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

Facebook has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.0% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Facebook and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Facebook$70.70 billion10.13$18.49 billion$6.4339.09
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Facebook and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Facebook143812.89
Alphabet012113.00

Facebook currently has a consensus target price of $303.5750, indicating a potential upside of 20.77%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given Facebook's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Facebook is more favorable than Alphabet.

Profitability

This table compares Facebook and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Facebook32.00%23.27%18.12%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Summary

Facebook beats Alphabet on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

18.5% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing$34.63 billion18.75$11.83 billion$2.1558.25
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

Alphabet has higher revenue and earnings than Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. Alphabet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing10602.71
Alphabet012113.00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing currently has a consensus target price of $94.50, indicating a potential downside of 24.54%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Profitability

This table compares Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing37.94%29.40%20.89%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Summary

Alphabet beats Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

NVIDIA has a beta of 1.45, meaning that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.7% of NVIDIA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of NVIDIA shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NVIDIA and Alphabet's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NVIDIA$10.92 billion29.16$2.80 billion$4.59112.07
Alphabet$161.86 billion7.26$34.34 billion$51.5633.67

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for NVIDIA and Alphabet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NVIDIA432802.69
Alphabet012113.00

NVIDIA currently has a consensus target price of $548.4167, indicating a potential upside of 6.62%. Alphabet has a consensus target price of $1,836.3158, indicating a potential upside of 5.77%. Given NVIDIA's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NVIDIA is more favorable than Alphabet.

Profitability

This table compares NVIDIA and Alphabet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NVIDIA25.89%32.61%19.20%
Alphabet20.80%17.31%12.68%

Summary

NVIDIA beats Alphabet on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Alphabet Competitors List

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Apple logo
AAPL
Apple
2.2$127.14-1.4%$2.14 trillion$274.52 billion39.00Analyst Report
Microsoft logo
MSFT
Microsoft
2.7$212.65-0.2%$1.64 trillion$143.02 billion34.35Analyst Revision
Alphabet logo
GOOGL
Alphabet
1.8$1,727.62-0.2%$1.18 trillion$161.86 billion33.38Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
2.0$251.36-2.3%$716.74 billion$70.70 billion28.63Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing logo
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
1.4$125.23-1.0%$649.45 billion$34.63 billion39.63Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
NVIDIA logo
NVDA
NVIDIA
2.2$514.38-2.6%$335.05 billion$10.92 billion84.19Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
PayPal logo
PYPL
PayPal
1.9$239.79-0.9%$280.96 billion$17.77 billion110.00Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Verizon Communications logo
VZ
Verizon Communications
2.4$57.38-0.6%$237.44 billion$131.87 billion12.45Analyst Revision
Intel logo
INTC
Intel
2.0$57.58-2.9%$233.38 billion$71.97 billion11.29Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
ASML logo
ASML
ASML
1.8$527.50-3.3%$221.45 billion$13.24 billion59.00Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
2.1$458.08-1.1%$219.75 billion$12.87 billion42.26Analyst Report
AT&T logo
T
AT&T
2.7$29.17-0.4%$207.87 billion$181.19 billion17.90Analyst Revision
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.9$213.14-1.2%$195.02 billion$17.10 billion55.65Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.2$45.43-0.6%$191.97 billion$49.30 billion18.47Heavy News Reporting
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
2.4$61.78-0.3%$181.88 billion$39.07 billion19.37Analyst Report
Broadcom logo
AVGO
Broadcom
2.3$445.85-1.4%$181.33 billion$23.89 billion70.88Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$157.09-2.4%$177.67 billion$24.27 billion66.28Increase in Short Interest
T-Mobile US logo
TMUS
T-Mobile US
1.4$127.28-2.0%$157.98 billion$45.00 billion41.46Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Texas Instruments logo
TXN
Texas Instruments
2.0$169.19-1.5%$155.31 billion$14.38 billion31.98Analyst Revision
SAP logo
SAP
SAP
1.8$125.00-0.9%$149.20 billion$30.86 billion29.55Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Shopify logo
SHOP
Shopify
1.2$1,170.47-0.7%$142.69 billion$1.58 billion-1,918.77Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
International Business Machines logo
IBM
International Business Machines
2.8$128.39-0.5%$113.09 billion$77.15 billion14.54Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
China Mobile logo
CHL
China Mobile
2.2$27.51-0.0%$112.66 billion$107.14 billion7.40
Zoom Video Communications logo
ZM
Zoom Video Communications
1.3$384.53-0.3%$109.98 billion$622.66 million492.99Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Advanced Micro Devices logo
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
1.6$88.21-2.9%$106.09 billion$6.73 billion119.20Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Square logo
SQ
Square
1.5$227.75-2.2%$102.70 billion$4.71 billion367.34Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
1.9$513.76-0.1%$101.79 billion$3.46 billion145.54Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Uber Technologies logo
UBER
Uber Technologies
1.6$55.52-2.5%$97.92 billion$14.15 billion-13.74Insider Selling
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
2.3$371.01-1.5%$95.89 billion$7.68 billion49.80Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
2.1$103.14-2.6%$94.31 billion$17.20 billion26.31Heavy News Reporting
Micron Technology logo
MU
Micron Technology
2.0$80.72-0.7%$89.39 billion$21.44 billion30.46Insider Selling
Baidu logo
BIDU
Baidu
1.7$238.87-4.2%$82.61 billion$15.43 billion24.03Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Snowflake logo
SNOW
Snowflake
1.0$291.30-4.3%$82.47 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Infosys logo
INFY
Infosys
1.4$18.17-0.3%$78.19 billion$12.78 billion30.80Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.2$547.53-1.9%$75.82 billion$10.04 billion31.06
Snap logo
SNAP
Snap
1.2$50.31-2.5%$74.96 billion$1.72 billion-67.08Analyst Report
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NetEase logo
NTES
NetEase
1.8$105.08-0.3%$68.49 billion$8.51 billion34.38
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.7$308.51-0.8%$67.84 billion$3.27 billion160.68Analyst Report
Twilio logo
TWLO
Twilio
1.4$388.65-0.9%$58.67 billion$1.13 billion-144.48Analyst Report
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Analog Devices logo
ADI
Analog Devices
2.2$157.75-1.1%$58.29 billion$5.60 billion48.09Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
1.8$134.81-0.5%$56.59 billion$10.81 billion31.79Analyst Downgrade
Heavy News Reporting
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.4$222.56-2.1%$53.41 billion$3.63 billion-119.02Analyst Report
Dell Technologies logo
DELL
Dell Technologies
1.8$74.26-1.4%$53.41 billion$92.15 billion23.35Insider Selling
NXP Semiconductors logo
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors
2.1$172.22-4.5%$49.63 billion$8.88 billion-324.94Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Koninklijke Philips logo
PHG
Koninklijke Philips
1.3$54.22-0.3%$49.31 billion$21.82 billion38.45
CrowdStrike logo
CRWD
CrowdStrike
1.3$219.51-2.8%$48.57 billion$481.41 million-457.30Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Relx logo
RELX
Relx
1.4$24.78-0.6%$47.86 billion$10.05 billion20.82Analyst Report
América Móvil logo
AMX
América Móvil
2.0$14.39-0.1%$47.11 billion$52.35 billion35.98
Vodafone Group logo
VOD
Vodafone Group
2.0$17.36-1.7%$46.58 billion$50.00 billion28.00Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
KLA logo
KLAC
KLA
2.2$304.13-0.1%$44.81 billion$5.81 billion37.00Analyst Upgrade
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