NASDAQ:GOOGL - Alphabet Inc Class A Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1,172.12 -19.45 (-1.63 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1,172.12Today's Range$1,172.06 - $1,196.5852-Week Range$924.51 - $1,291.44Volume4.45 million shsAverage Volume1.61 million shsMarket Capitalization$829.27 billionP/E Ratio36.57Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.1 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States and internationally. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also offers digital content, enterprise cloud services, and hardware products, as well as other miscellaneous products and services. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X, as well as fiber Internet and Television services. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Receive GOOGL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GOOGL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:GOOGL CUSIPN/A Webwww.abc.xyz Phone650-253-0000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio4.15 Quick Ratio4.13 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio36.57 Forward P/E Ratio27.61 P/E Growth1.51 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$110.86 billion Price / Sales7.36 Cash Flow$41.6680 per share Price / Cash28.13 Book Value$219.50 per share Price / Book5.34 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$32.05 Net Income$12.66 billion Net Margins13.16% Return on Equity18.24% Return on Assets14.32% Miscellaneous Employees80,110 Outstanding Shares695,950,000Market Cap$829.27 billion Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Alphabet Inc Class A's stock symbol? Alphabet Inc Class A trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GOOGL." How will Alphabet Inc Class A's stock buyback program work? Alphabet Inc Class A declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Alphabet Inc Class A's earnings last quarter? Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 23rd. The information services provider reported $11.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $9.51 by $2.24. The information services provider earned $26.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.64 billion. Alphabet Inc Class A had a net margin of 13.16% and a return on equity of 18.24%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $5.01 EPS. View Alphabet Inc Class A's Earnings History. When is Alphabet Inc Class A's next earnings date? Alphabet Inc Class A is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Alphabet Inc Class A. What price target have analysts set for GOOGL? 33 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Alphabet Inc Class A's stock. Their predictions range from $1,036.50 to $1,515.00. On average, they expect Alphabet Inc Class A's stock price to reach $1,327.8906 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alphabet Inc Class A. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alphabet Inc Class A? 33 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet Inc Class A in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 29 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alphabet Inc Class A. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Alphabet Inc Class A stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Alphabet Inc Class A stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Alphabet delivered strong second-quarter earnings on robust mobile growth, strong network advertising revenues, cloud, hardware and Play revenues. The company's focus on innovation, AI, cloud, home automation space, strategic acquisitions and Android OS should continue to aid its top-line growth. Further, its partnership with PayPal remains positive. Also, the company has shown good execution to date, more or less maintaining its dominant share in a competitive, fast-growing search market. Notably, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to on a 12-months basis. However, Alphabet suffers from litigation issues which might hurt its profitability. Moreover, it's increased spending on its consumer gadgets, YouTube video app and cloud computing services remain concerns. In addition, rising competition in the online advertisement market poses serious risk to the company's position." (7/24/2018) 2. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We remain Hold rated with a $1,150 price target, however we are incrementally positive on Alphabet’s long-term position given strategic challenges facing Facebook. GOOGL shares currently trade at ~12x EV / 2019E adj. EBITDA and 23x 2019E GAAP EPS." (4/23/2018) 3. Bank of America Corp analysts commented, "Sprint’s wireless revenue declined by 3% YOY in F3Q17, a 1% beat. Consolidated cash EBITDA of $1.73B beat our $1.69B estimate, growing 7% YOY, and a still low 21% margin. Phone adds of 184K were below our Street-low 225K estimate as T/VZ had strong quarters (BoGo/Unlimited/Video Bundling). Postpaid phone churn rose 13 bps to 1.71%, in line with our estimate, as Sprint keeps prices high. The company maintained EBITDA guidance but lowered CAPX guidance. Network speeds are up 60% YoY. Sprint has deployed 80K Magic Boxes and plans to deploy more than 1M, a very smart strategy. We look for color on 3Q trends from expiring promotional offers. Our main concerns are weak network coverage and revenue growth ." (2/2/2018) Who are some of Alphabet Inc Class A's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alphabet Inc Class A include Alphabet Inc Class C (GOOG), Facebook (FB), Baidu (BIDU), Red Hat (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Weibo (WB), Match Group (MTCH), Snap (SNAP), 58.com (WUBA), Yandex (YNDX), Line (LN), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Sabre (SABR) and Stars Group (TSG). Who are Alphabet Inc Class A's key executives? Alphabet Inc Class A's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lawrence Edward Page, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 45)Mr. Sergey Brin, Co-Founder, Pres & Director (Age 44)Ms. Ruth Myrna Porat, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)Mr. David C. Drummond, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel., Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 55)Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole, Chief Accounting Officer & VP (Age 43) Has Alphabet Inc Class A been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about GOOGL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alphabet Inc Class A earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the information services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Alphabet Inc Class A. Who are Alphabet Inc Class A's major shareholders? Alphabet Inc Class A's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.71%), FMR LLC (2.24%), Northern Trust Corp (0.53%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.47%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.37%) and Morgan Stanley (0.37%). Which major investors are selling Alphabet Inc Class A stock? GOOGL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Harvard Management Co. Inc., Glenmede Trust Co. NA and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Which major investors are buying Alphabet Inc Class A stock? GOOGL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA, Private Advisor Group LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Abrams Capital Management L.P.. How do I buy shares of Alphabet Inc Class A? Shares of GOOGL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Alphabet Inc Class A's stock price today? One share of GOOGL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,172.12. How big of a company is Alphabet Inc Class A? Alphabet Inc Class A has a market capitalization of $829.27 billion and generates $110.86 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $12.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $32.05 on an earnings per share basis. Alphabet Inc Class A employs 80,110 workers across the globe. How can I contact Alphabet Inc Class A? Alphabet Inc Class A's mailing address is 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. The information services provider can be reached via phone at 650-253-0000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ GOOGL)Community Ranking: 4.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,921 (Thanks for Voting!)Underperform Votes: 483 (Thanks for Voting!)Total Votes: 2,404MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alphabet Inc Class A and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GOOGL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GOOGL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 9/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Considered a Good Return on Equity (ROE)?