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Alphabet - GOOGL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$121.80
-0.28 (-0.23%)
(As of 08/16/2022 11:51 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$120.64
$122.15
50-Day Range
$105.02
$2,235.55
52-Week Range
$101.88
$151.55
Volume
417,005 shs
Average Volume
31.88 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.60 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.66
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$146.81

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.92 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.9% Upside
$146.81 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.36% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.20mentions of Alphabet in the last 14 days
Based on 26 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.88%
From $5.22 to $5.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.73 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

118th out of 664 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

10th out of 66 stocks

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About Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Stock

Alphabet Inc. provides various products and platforms in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. It operates through Google Services, Google Cloud, and Other Bets segments. The Google Services segment offers products and services, including ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Photos, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. It is also involved in the sale of apps and in-app purchases and digital content in the Google Play store; and Fitbit wearable devices, Google Nest home products, Pixel phones, and other devices, as well as in the provision of YouTube non-advertising services. The Google Cloud segment offers infrastructure, platform, and other services; Google Workspace that include cloud-based collaboration tools for enterprises, such as Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, and Meet; and other services for enterprise customers. The Other Bets segment sells health technology and internet services. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Alphabet Trading Up 0.3 %

GOOGL Stock opened at $122.08 on Tuesday. The company's 50-day simple moving average is $155.82 and its 200-day simple moving average is $137.57. The company has a quick ratio of 2.78, a current ratio of 2.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. Alphabet has a 52-week low of $101.88 and a 52-week high of $151.55. The firm has a market cap of $1.61 trillion, a P/E ratio of 22.71, a PEG ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.08.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32 by ($0.11). Alphabet had a return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 25.89%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $27.26 EPS. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Alphabet will post 5.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research firms recently commented on GOOGL. UBS Group cut their price objective on Alphabet from $133.00 to $132.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. StockNews.com downgraded Alphabet from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. Piper Sandler lowered their target price on Alphabet from $139.00 to $135.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity Group lowered their target price on Alphabet from $175.00 to $165.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Exane BNP Paribas downgraded Alphabet from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Alphabet currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $147.36.

Insider Activity at Alphabet

In other Alphabet news, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv acquired 13,528 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $33.72 per share, for a total transaction of $456,164.16. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 593,402 shares in the company, valued at approximately $20,009,515.44. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In related news, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv bought 13,528 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $33.72 per share, for a total transaction of $456,164.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 593,402 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $20,009,515.44. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, SVP Prabhakar Raghavan sold 1,109 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $2,166.74, for a total transaction of $2,402,914.66. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 1,608 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,484,117.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 42,852 shares of company stock valued at $15,750,955 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 11.44% of the company's stock.

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GOOGL Stock News Headlines

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EXPLAINER: Online privacy in a post-Roe world
With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that collect personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance
Twitter's Up For Third Week In A Row: What's Next For The Stock? (GOOGL)
While the media is captivated by the upcoming trial between Twitter and Elon Musk the stock has risen three weeks. What’s next for the little blue bird?
MarketBeat: Week in Review 7/25 – 7/29 (GOOGL)
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Is Google The Buy Of The Summer?
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How This Rare Metal Is Going To Solve A $173 TRILLION World Problem… And Could Benefit Investors
According to Bloomberg NEF, changing the world to "All Green Energy" could cost about $173 trillion. And without this rare metal, going green would be IMPOSSIBLE. That's why there's a literal "gold rush" to find it. (HINT: It's not electric vehicles, nuclear power, or wind energy).
Occidental Petroleum Leads Exxon Mobil, Chevron Ahead Of Earnings (GOOGL)
Like Exxon Mobil , Chevron, and other oil-and-gas producers, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) has been forming a potentially constructive consolidation,
C3.AI Stock is a Bargain Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Game Changer (GOOGL)
Enterprise artificial intelligence application software company C3.AI (NYSE: AI) stock has been crushed (-42%) for the year.
Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue decline in history
Facebook and Instagram’s parent company Meta posted its first revenue decline in history Thursday, dragged by a drop in ad spending as the economy falters — and as competition from rival TikTok intensifies
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GOOGL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:GOOGL
Employees
156,500
Year Founded
2015

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$146.81
High Stock Price Forecast
$186.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$113.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.92
Research Coverage
38 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$76.03 billion
Pretax Margin
30.71%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$257.64 billion
Cash Flow
$6.70 per share
Book Value
$19.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,170,000,000
Free Float
11,663,350,000
Market Cap
$1.60 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.08

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GOOGL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Alphabet stock right now?

38 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 33 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" GOOGL shares.
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What is Alphabet's stock price forecast for 2022?

38 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Alphabet's stock. Their GOOGL share price forecasts range from $113.00 to $186.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $146.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have GOOGL shares performed in 2022?

Alphabet's stock was trading at $144.8520 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, GOOGL shares have decreased by 15.7% and is now trading at $122.08.
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When is Alphabet's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were Alphabet's earnings last quarter?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.11. Alphabet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.65% and a net margin of 25.89%. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $27.26 earnings per share.
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When did Alphabet's stock split?

Shares of Alphabet split before market open on Monday, July 18th 2022. The 20-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 1st 2022. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, July 15th 2022. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 2,000 shares after the split.

What is Alphabet's stock symbol?

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

Who are Alphabet's major shareholders?

Alphabet's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fiera Capital Corp (0.14%), FMR LLC (0.09%), State Street Corp (0.08%), Bishop Rock Capital L.P. (0.04%), Northern Trust Corp (0.03%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include 2016 Gp LLC Gv, 2021 Gp LLC Gv, Amie Thuener O'toole, Ann Mather, Brin Sergey, Frances Arnold, John Kent Walker, John L Hennessy, Lawrence Page, Philipp Schindler and Prabhakar Raghavan.
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How do I buy shares of Alphabet?

Shares of GOOGL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Alphabet's stock price today?

One share of GOOGL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.08.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has a market capitalization of $1.61 trillion and generates $257.64 billion in revenue each year. The information services provider earns $76.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.3750 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Alphabet have?

The company employs 156,500 workers across the globe.

When was Alphabet founded?

Alphabet was founded in 2015.

How can I contact Alphabet?

Alphabet's mailing address is 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. The official website for the company is www.abc.xyz. The information services provider can be reached via phone at (650) 253-0000, via email at investor-relations@abc.xyz, or via fax at 650-253-0001.

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