NASDAQ:GOOGL - Alphabet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $1,126.51 +6.88 (+0.61 %) (As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$1,119.63Today's Range$1,116.64 - $1,129.4952-Week Range$977.66 - $1,291.44Volume1.10 million shsAverage Volume1.75 million shsMarket Capitalization$783.13 billionP/E Ratio23.71Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.05 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:GOOGL Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.abc.xyz Phone650-253-0000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio3.92 Quick Ratio3.89Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.71 Forward P/E Ratio23.78 P/E Growth1.36 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$136.82 billion Price / Sales5.72 Cash Flow$60.8924 per share Price / Cash Flow18.50 Book Value$255.26 per share Price / Book4.41Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$47.51 Net Income$30.74 billion Net Margins22.47% Return on Equity19.94% Return on Assets15.31%Miscellaneous Employees98,771 Outstanding Shares695,186,000Market Cap$783.13 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 repurchase plan on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter? Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 4th. The information services provider reported $12.77 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $11.08 by $1.69. The information services provider had revenue of $31.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $31.28 billion. Alphabet had a net margin of 22.47% and a return on equity of 19.94%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $9.70 EPS. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Alphabet's shares. Their forecasts range from $1,100.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they expect Alphabet's share price to reach $1,338.8889 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% 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 coverage about GOOGL stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Alphabet earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the information services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Alphabet? Alphabet saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,817,239 shares, a decrease of 30.7% from the December 31st total of 2,621,656 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,765,816 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Alphabet's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Alphabet's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Alphabet include Alphabet (GOOG), Facebook (FB), Baidu (BIDU), Red Hat (RHT), Twitter (TWTR), IHS Markit (INFO), Match Group (MTCH), Weibo (WB), Snap (SNAP), Yandex (YNDX), 58.com (WUBA), Line (LN), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Tripadvisor (TRIP) and Trade Desk (TTD). 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 investors 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 major investors are selling Alphabet stock? GOOGL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, 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 and Close Asset Management Ltd. Which major 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 $1,126.51. How big of a company is Alphabet? Alphabet has a market capitalization of $783.13 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 2,025 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 547 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,572MarketBeat'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. 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