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

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$1,086.51 +35.00 (+3.33 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 06:52 AM ET)
Previous Close$1,051.51
Today's Range$1,054.44 - $1,088.27
52-Week Range$977.66 - $1,291.44
Volume1.85 million shs
Average Volume1.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$731.72 billion
P/E Ratio33.90
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1
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

Current Ratio4.14
Quick Ratio4.10

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$110.86 billion
Price / Sales6.82
Cash Flow$43.7756 per share
Price / Cash Flow24.82
Book Value$219.50 per share
Price / Book4.95

Profitability

Net Income$12.66 billion
Net Margins14.45%
Return on Assets14.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees80,110
Market Cap$731.72 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $8,589,870,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign 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 Thursday, October, 25th. The information services provider reported $13.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $10.54 by $2.52. The information services provider earned $27.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.32 billion. Alphabet had a return on equity of 19.40% and a net margin of 14.45%. View Alphabet's Earnings History.

When is Alphabet's next earnings date?

Alphabet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alphabet.

What price target have analysts set for GOOGL?

30 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Alphabet's shares. Their predictions range from $1,150.00 to $1,500.00. On average, they anticipate Alphabet's stock price to reach $1,367.1786 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Alphabet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alphabet?

30 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alphabet in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Alphabet.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Alphabet stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Alphabet stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Alphabet's strengthening cloud unit is aiding substantial revenue growth. Moreover, the growing momentum of Google Cloud and expanding data centers will continue to bolster the company’s presence in the cloud space. Also, major updates in its search segment are enhancing the search results which is a tailwind. Additionally, Google’s strong focus on the innovation of its AI techniques and Android OS along with growing presence in the home automation space are driving its top-line growth further. Notably, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to in the past one year. However, the company’s growing litigation issues might hurt its profitability. Also, it's increased spending on consumer gadgets, YouTube video app and cloud computing services remain concerns. Also, rising competition in the online ad market." (1/14/2019)
  • 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)

Has Alphabet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GOOGL stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alphabet earned a coverage optimism score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the information services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 44)

Who are Alphabet's major shareholders?

Alphabet's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Packer & Co Ltd (0.18%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.07%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.03%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.02%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%) and Alta Capital Management LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling Alphabet stock?

GOOGL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Waverton Investment Management Ltd, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.

Which major investors are buying Alphabet stock?

GOOGL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Packer & Co Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS, Packer & Co Ltd, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Alta Capital Management LLC and Cullinan Associates Inc..

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 $1,086.51.

How big of a company is Alphabet?

Alphabet has a market capitalization of $731.72 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 employs 80,110 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:  4.0 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  2,001 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  530 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,531
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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