Alphabet Company Profile (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

About Alphabet

Alphabet logoAlphabet Inc. is a holding company. The Company holds interests in Google Inc. (Google). The Company's segments include Google and Other Bets. Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company. Its technical infrastructure and Virtual Reality are also included in Google segment. Google segment is engaged in advertising, sales of digital content, applications and cloud services, as well as sale of Google branded hardware. The Other Bets segment consists of various operating segments and includes businesses, such as Access/Google Fiber, Calico, Nest, Verily, GV, Google Capital, X and other initiatives. Other Bets segment is engaged in the sale of Nest hardware products, Internet and television services through Google Fiber, and licensing and research and development (R&D) services through Verily.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Internet Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: GOOGL
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $847.81
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $833.68
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $808.51
  • 52-Week Range: $672.66 - $867.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.32
  • Market Cap: $586.19B
  • Outstanding Shares: 691,420,000
  • Beta: 0.98
  • Net Margins: 21.58%
  • Return on Equity: 14.85%
  • Return on Assets: 12.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 6.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.27%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 40 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.95)
Consensus Price Target: $967.24 (14.09% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017WedbushReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
2/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/14/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$1,025.00View Rating Details
2/9/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$960.00View Rating Details
2/1/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$990.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$950.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$1,000.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$925.00 -> $935.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$950.00View Rating Details
1/30/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight$1,040.00View Rating Details
1/29/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuy$1,020.00View Rating Details
1/29/2017MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$1,025.00 -> $1,024.00View Rating Details
1/28/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$1,001.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$1,080.00 -> $1,090.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$925.00 -> $950.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017AegisBoost Price TargetBuy$980.00 -> $1,011.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$1,050.00 -> $950.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Pacific CrestBoost Price TargetOverweight$1,030.00 -> $1,040.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositive$1,000.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$1,100.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Pivotal ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$960.00 -> $970.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$950.00 -> $1,000.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$985.00 -> $1,020.00View Rating Details
1/23/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-Buy$970.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$1,000.00 -> $1,050.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
11/14/2016MKM PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$935.00View Rating Details
10/30/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$900.00 -> $920.00View Rating Details
10/29/2016Monness Crespi & HardtReiterated RatingBuy$900.00View Rating Details
10/29/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$900.00View Rating Details
10/27/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$970.00 -> $970.00View Rating Details
10/10/2016Axiom SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$990.00 -> $1,000.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$975.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/4/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$960.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$1,000.00 -> $1,025.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$911.00View Rating Details
6/8/2016Maxim GroupLower Price TargetOverweight$865.00 -> $850.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/23/2016FBN SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/23/2016Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/24/2016William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/23/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$900.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$850.00 -> $910.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$800.00 -> $900.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$809.00 -> $941.00View Rating Details
1/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/22/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuy$705.00 -> $910.00View Rating Details
8/19/2015Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$650.00 -> $825.00View Rating Details
7/17/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHold$715.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015CRT CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$582.00 -> $650.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/26/2017Q4 2016$9.64$9.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$8.04$8.42ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$7.96$7.50ViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q4$8.10$8.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$7.21$7.35$18.53 billion$18.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2015Q2$6.70$6.99ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015$5.38$5.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015$5.86$5.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $33.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $38.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$6.28$6.79$6.54
Q2 20166$6.58$7.45$6.84
Q3 20166$6.46$7.61$6.94
Q4 20166$7.02$8.94$7.84
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
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What is Alphabet's stock symbol?

Alphabet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GOOGL."

Where is Alphabet's stock going? Where will Alphabet's stock price be in 2017?

43 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Alphabet's stock. Their forecasts range from $700.00 to $1,100.00. On average, they anticipate Alphabet's stock price to reach $967.24 in the next twelve months.

When will Alphabet announce their earnings?

Alphabet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January, 26th 2017.

Who owns Alphabet stock?

Alphabet's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.51%), State Street Corp (1.71%), Viking Global Investors LP (0.26%), Sands Capital Management LLC (0.24%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.23%) and Lansdowne Partners UK LLP (0.19%).

Who sold Alphabet stock? Who is selling Alphabet stock?

Alphabet's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Edgewood Management LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB and Sands Capital Management LLC.

Who bought Alphabet stock? Who is buying Alphabet stock?

Alphabet's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenview Capital Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, State Street Corp, Tourbillon Capital Partners L.P., Alyeska Investment Group L.P. and Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC.

How do I buy Alphabet stock?

Shares of Alphabet can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Alphabet stock cost?

One share of Alphabet stock can currently be purchased for approximately $847.81.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff