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Alphabet - GOOGL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$120.17
+0.62 (+0.52%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.72
$120.82
50-Day Range
$105.02
$2,235.55
52-Week Range
$101.88
$151.55
Volume
17.91 million shs
Average Volume
37.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.58 trillion
P/E Ratio
22.36
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$146.81

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.92 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.2% Upside
$146.81 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.36% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Alphabet in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.75 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.54%
From $5.20 to $5.80 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.68 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

119th out of 660 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

10th out of 67 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 Stock Down 1.8 %

GOOGL Stock opened at $119.55 on Thursday. Alphabet has a twelve month low of $101.88 and a twelve month high of $151.55. The company has a quick ratio of 2.78, a current ratio of 2.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The firm has a market cap of $1.57 trillion, a PE ratio of 22.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 1.08. The business has a 50 day moving average of $155.95 and a 200 day moving average of $137.34.

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

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

GOOGL has been the subject of several recent research reports. Piper Sandler reduced their price target on Alphabet from $139.00 to $135.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. StockNews.com lowered Alphabet from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, April 29th. BMO Capital Markets dropped their price objective on Alphabet from $165.00 to $150.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Itau BBA Securities began coverage on Alphabet in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. They set a "market perform" rating and a $113.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price objective on Alphabet from $155.00 to $130.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $147.36.

Insider Activity at Alphabet

In related news, insider John Kent Walker sold 34,799 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.25, for a total transaction of $4,114,981.75. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 18,484 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,185,733. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In other Alphabet news, insider John Kent Walker sold 34,799 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.25, for a total value of $4,114,981.75. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 18,484 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,185,733. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv bought 13,528 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 24th. The stock was purchased 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 directly owns 593,402 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $20,009,515.44. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have sold 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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The soaring demand for lithium is driven by worldwide demand for electric vehicles (EVs). Lithium is ideal for electric cars. It's lightweight, stores lots of energy and is rechargeable. Sales of EVs are expected to increase 10-fold by 2030 and estimates are that 1 in 2 cars sold will be electric by 2040.
The Trade Desk Proves Digital Advertising Is Not Dead (GOOGL)
Digital advertising technology (AdTech) company The Trade Desk (NYSE: TTD) stock took a dump when digital advertising networks signaled the slowdown.
FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection
Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies
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?
Russia Ignites West's Battle for Energy Independence
Putin's invasion of Ukraine has revealed the West's dependence on Russia for their energy needs. Western countries are now scrambling for stable, renewable energy. World leaders must find new sources of minerals, such as copper, essential to their transition to energy independence.
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Is Google The Buy Of The Summer?
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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,
Google employees petition bosses for abortion policy changes
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GOOGL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/18/2022
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
+22.2%
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
$6.61 per share
Book Value
$19.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,169,998,000
Free Float
11,663,350,000
Market Cap
$1.58 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.08

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Sundar PichaiMr. Sundar Pichai (Age 49)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.32M
  • Mr. Lawrence Edward Page (Age 49)
    Co-Founder & Director
    Comp: $1
  • Mr. Sergey Brin (Age 48)
    Co-Founder & Director
    Comp: $1
  • Ms. Ruth M. PoratMs. Ruth M. Porat (Age 64)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $667.41k
  • Mr. J. Kent Walker (Age 61)
    Pres of Global Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Company Sec.
    Comp: $662.7k
  • Dr. Prabhakar RaghavanDr. Prabhakar Raghavan (Age 61)
    Sr. VP of Knowledge and Information - Google
    Comp: $663.64k
  • Mr. Philipp SchindlerMr. Philipp Schindler (Age 51)
    Sr. VP & Chief Bus. Officer of Google
    Comp: $677.62k
  • Ms. Amie Thuener O'Toole (Age 47)
    Chief Accounting Officer & VP
  • Ms. Ellen West
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Fiona Clare Cicconi (Age 56)
    Chief People Officer













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 twelve months. 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 brokerages 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 anticipate the company's share price to reach $146.81 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% 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 the year. Since then, GOOGL shares have decreased by 17.0% and is now trading at $120.17.
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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 in the prior year, the firm posted $27.26 earnings per share.
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When did Alphabet's stock split?

Alphabet shares split before market open on Monday, July 18th 2022. The 20-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 1st 2022. The newly issued shares were issued 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fiera Capital Corp (0.14%), FMR LLC (0.09%), State Street Corp (0.08%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.05%), Bishop Rock Capital L.P. (0.04%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.03%). 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 $120.17.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has a market capitalization of $1.58 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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