NASDAQ:GOOGL - Alphabet Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1,119.63 -9.57 (-0.85 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1,119.63
Today's Range$1,116.72 - $1,139.30
52-Week Range$977.66 - $1,291.44
Volume1.39 million shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$779.12 billion
P/E Ratio23.57
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GOOGL
CUSIPN/A
Phone650-253-0000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$136.82 billion
Cash Flow$60.5205 per share
Book Value$255.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$30.74 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees98,771
Market Cap$779.12 billion
OptionableOptionable

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alphabet's stock symbol?

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

How will Alphabet's stock buyback program work?

Alphabet announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter?

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 4th. The information services provider reported $12.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $11.08 by $1.69. The information services provider earned $31.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $31.28 billion. Alphabet had a return on equity of 19.94% and a net margin of 22.47%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $9.70 earnings per share. View Alphabet's Earnings History.

When is Alphabet's next earnings date?

Alphabet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alphabet.

What price target have analysts set for GOOGL?

29 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Alphabet's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,100.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they anticipate Alphabet's stock price to reach $1,338.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alphabet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alphabet?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alphabet.

Has Alphabet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GOOGL stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alphabet earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the information services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Alphabet?

Alphabet saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,817,239 shares, a drop of 30.7% from the December 31st total of 2,621,656 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,765,816 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View Alphabet's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Alphabet's key competitors?

Who are Alphabet's key executives?

Alphabet's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lawrence Edward Page, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Sergey Brin, Co-Founder, Pres & Director (Age 45)
  • Ms. Ruth Myrna Porat, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. David C. Drummond, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel., Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole, Chief Accounting Officer & VP (Age 43)

Who are Alphabet's major shareholders?

Alphabet's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include MUFG Securities EMEA plc (9.09%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (7.89%), BlackRock Inc. (2.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.55%), Northern Trust Corp (0.54%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.43%).

Which institutional investors are selling Alphabet stock?

GOOGL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Harris Associates L P, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Close Asset Management Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Which institutional investors are buying Alphabet stock?

GOOGL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Packer & Co Ltd, Geode Capital Management LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Legal & General Group Plc, CI Investments Inc. and Northern Trust Corp.

How do I buy shares of Alphabet?

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's stock price today?

One share of GOOGL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,119.63.

How big of a company is Alphabet?

Alphabet has a market capitalization of $779.12 billion and generates $136.82 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $30.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $47.51 on an earnings per share basis. Alphabet employs 98,771 workers across the globe.

What is Alphabet's official website?

The official website for Alphabet is http://www.abc.xyz.

How can I contact Alphabet?

Alphabet'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 (NASDAQ GOOGL)

Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  2,024 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  545 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,569
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alphabet 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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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