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Competitors

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

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 Mfg. (TSM), and Intel (INTC).

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Apple and Alphabet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Apple3122802.58
Alphabet012613.00

Apple presently has a consensus price target of $325.5122, indicating a potential downside of 12.93%. Alphabet has a consensus price target of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Apple.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Apple and Alphabet's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Apple$260.17 billion6.23$55.26 billion$11.8931.44
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01

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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.0% of Apple shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% 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, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Apple 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 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Apple21.35%64.49%17.32%
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%

Summary

Apple beats Alphabet on 8 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 better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Microsoft and Alphabet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Microsoft113402.92
Alphabet012613.00

Microsoft presently has a consensus price target of $196.6842, indicating a potential downside of 6.65%. Alphabet has a consensus price target of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Microsoft.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Microsoft and Alphabet's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Microsoft$125.84 billion12.70$39.24 billion$4.7544.36
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01

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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

70.7% of Microsoft shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% 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, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Microsoft has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Microsoft33.36%40.37%15.42%
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%

Summary

Microsoft beats Alphabet on 8 of the 15 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 better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Alphabet and Alphabet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alphabet024202.95
Alphabet012613.00

Alphabet presently has a consensus price target of $1,541.1556, indicating a potential upside of 2.77%. Alphabet has a consensus price target of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, 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
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

34.2% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% 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, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alphabet and Alphabet's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.32$34.34 billion$51.5629.09
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01

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

Risk and Volatility

Alphabet has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Alphabet and Facebook, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alphabet012613.00
Facebook134002.89

Alphabet presently has a consensus target price of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Facebook has a consensus target price of $247.7805, indicating a potential upside of 3.12%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Facebook.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%
Facebook28.57%21.54%16.34%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.1% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01
Facebook$70.70 billion9.68$18.49 billion$6.4337.37

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.

Volatility & Risk

Alphabet has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Alphabet and Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg., as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alphabet012613.00
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.11502.57

Alphabet presently has a consensus target price of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. has a consensus target price of $47.50, indicating a potential downside of 23.24%. Given Alphabet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Alphabet is more favorable than Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg..

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.34.54%24.82%17.78%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.7% of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.$34.63 billion9.27$11.83 billion$2.1528.78

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

Volatility & Risk

Alphabet has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alphabet beats Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Alphabet and Intel, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alphabet012613.00
Intel6152002.34

Alphabet presently has a consensus target price of $1,584.75, indicating a potential upside of 5.95%. Intel has a consensus target price of $65.1818, indicating a potential upside of 9.48%. Given Intel's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Intel is more favorable than Alphabet.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alphabet20.71%17.43%12.91%
Intel30.02%31.64%17.47%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.0% of Intel shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of Alphabet shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Intel shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alphabet$161.86 billion6.31$34.34 billion$51.5629.01
Intel$71.97 billion3.50$21.05 billion$4.8712.23

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

Volatility & Risk

Alphabet has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intel has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Apple logo
AAPL
Apple
2.3$373.85+2.6%$1.63 trillion$260.17 billion29.32
Microsoft logo
MSFT
Microsoft
2.2$210.70+2.1%$1.60 trillion$125.84 billion35.12Increase in Short Interest
Alphabet logo
GOOGL
Alphabet
1.7$1,499.65+2.0%$1.02 trillion$161.86 billion30.27Decrease in Short Interest
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
1.8$240.28+2.9%$682.87 billion$70.70 billion32.92Decrease in Short Interest
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. logo
TSM
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg.
1.7$61.88+5.3%$319.38 billion$34.63 billion24.65
Intel logo
INTC
Intel
2.2$59.54+0.7%$250.36 billion$71.97 billion11.54Analyst Downgrade
NVIDIA logo
NVDA
NVIDIA
2.0$393.57+2.3%$240.58 billion$10.92 billion73.56Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Verizon Communications logo
VZ
Verizon Communications
2.6$55.24+0.8%$226.72 billion$131.87 billion12.47
AT&T logo
T
AT&T
3.3$30.49+1.3%$218.08 billion$181.19 billion15.48
Adobe logo
ADBE
Adobe
1.4$452.59+2.1%$212.47 billion$11.17 billion59.71
Paypal logo
PYPL
Paypal
1.6$176.18+0.6%$208.04 billion$17.77 billion111.51Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.1$46.42+1.7%$192.66 billion$51.90 billion18.42
salesforce.com logo
CRM
salesforce.com
1.7$197.72+2.6%$173.47 billion$17.10 billion-1,098.44Insider Selling
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
2.4$56.58+1.1%$173.23 billion$39.07 billion18.25Decrease in Short Interest
SAP logo
SAP
SAP
1.5$142.85+1.9%$170.51 billion$30.86 billion35.98Increase in Short Interest
ASML logo
ASML
ASML
1.4$385.46+3.2%$156.68 billion$13.24 billion55.54Increase in Short Interest
China Mobile logo
CHL
China Mobile
1.6$37.53+7.0%$152.97 billion$107.14 billion10.09Unusual Options Activity
T-Mobile Us logo
TMUS
T-Mobile Us
2.1$106.78+0.7%$147.50 billion$45.00 billion26.24Decrease in Short Interest
Broadcom logo
AVGO
Broadcom
2.5$318.79+1.0%$126.88 billion$22.60 billion57.03Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Shopify logo
SHOP
Shopify
1.2$986.77+4.4%$120.77 billion$1.58 billion-850.66
Texas Instruments logo
TXN
Texas Instruments
2.3$129.53+2.9%$115.46 billion$14.38 billion24.86Increase in Short Interest
IBM logo
IBM
IBM
2.6$120.19+0.4%$106.43 billion$77.15 billion11.90
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.3$92.92+1.1%$103.35 billion$24.27 billion27.49Decrease in Short Interest
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
1.7$416.44+0.5%$80.39 billion$3.46 billion121.77
Intuit logo
INTU
Intuit
1.8$309.65+1.4%$79.61 billion$6.78 billion61.08
ZM
Zoom Video Communications
0.9$261.00+0.3%$73.84 billion$622.66 million1,535.29Analyst Report
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
1.7$149.15+0.5%$62.81 billion$10.81 billion9.94Decrease in Short Interest
Advanced Micro Devices logo
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
1.5$53.40+2.0%$62.54 billion$6.73 billion124.19
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
1.9$63.46+3.9%$58.05 billion$14.61 billion20.21Decrease in Short Interest
NetEase logo
NTES
NetEase
2.4$440.04+2.1%$56.91 billion$8.51 billion18.10Analyst Downgrade
Micron Technology logo
MU
Micron Technology
2.3$50.92+2.1%$56.57 billion$23.41 billion25.59
Uber Technologies logo
UBER
Uber Technologies
1.8$32.52+5.7%$53.20 billion$14.15 billion-4.20Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Autodesk logo
ADSK
Autodesk
1.6$244.36+1.7%$52.64 billion$3.27 billion178.36Insider Selling
Square logo
SQ
Square
1.3$118.97+4.7%$49.82 billion$4.71 billion188.84Analyst Report
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.1$334.96+3.4%$46.99 billion$9.65 billion24.08Decrease in Short Interest
Relx logo
RELX
Relx
1.2$23.37+1.2%$45.37 billion$10.05 billion19.64High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
Workday logo
WDAY
Workday
1.3$188.45+1.6%$45.12 billion$3.63 billion-82.65
Analog Devices logo
ADI
Analog Devices
2.3$123.62+1.9%$44.67 billion$5.99 billion41.48Increase in Short Interest
Koninklijke Philips logo
PHG
Koninklijke Philips
1.5$49.15+2.8%$43.80 billion$21.82 billion38.10Increase in Short Interest
America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L logo
AMX
America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L
1.6$13.44+2.9%$43.08 billion$52.35 billion44.80
Vodafone Group logo
VOD
Vodafone Group
1.9$16.28+1.4%$43.00 billion$50.00 billion26.26
Infosys logo
INFY
Infosys
1.6$10.11+1.9%$42.87 billion$12.78 billion18.38Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Baidu logo
BIDU
Baidu
1.7$132.93+7.2%$42.64 billion$15.43 billion131.62Decrease in Short Interest
Dell logo
DELL
Dell
1.8$53.75+1.0%$40.10 billion$92.15 billion8.64
Veeva Systems logo
VEEV
Veeva Systems
1.5$245.55+1.4%$36.66 billion$1.10 billion124.02Analyst Report
Snap logo
SNAP
Snap
1.3$23.42+0.9%$34.71 billion$1.72 billion-32.08Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Twilio logo
TWLO
Twilio
1.3$235.44+1.3%$33.74 billion$1.13 billion-87.20
NXP Semiconductors logo
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors
2.0$116.53+3.3%$32.36 billion$8.88 billion138.73Decrease in Short Interest
Splunk logo
SPLK
Splunk
1.5$198.66+0.6%$32.27 billion$2.36 billion-63.27Insider Selling
Orange logo
ORAN
Orange
2.1$12.34+2.4%$32.03 billion$47.31 billion10.82Decrease in Short Interest
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