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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Alphabet - GOOGL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$117.47
-0.72 (-0.61%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$116.00
$118.11
50-Day Range
$105.02
$2,235.55
52-Week Range
$101.88
$151.55
Volume
19.16 million shs
Average Volume
36.64 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.55 trillion
P/E Ratio
21.85
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$146.81

Alphabet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.92 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.0% Upside
$146.81 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.36% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.03mentions of Alphabet in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.76 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.

2.95 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

59th out of 832 stocks

Computer Programming, Data Processing, & Other Computer Related Industry

8th out of 85 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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on GOOGL shares. Stifel Nicolaus set a $155.00 price objective on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday, July 18th. Barclays lowered their price target on shares of Alphabet from $160.00 to $150.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th. Tigress Financial lifted their price target on shares of Alphabet from $183.00 to $186.00 and gave the stock a "strong-buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday. William Blair reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Guggenheim lowered their price target on shares of Alphabet to $130.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-four have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Alphabet presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $147.36.

Alphabet Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:GOOGL traded down $0.72 on Friday, hitting $117.47. The company had a trading volume of 19,159,520 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,638,084. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $155.27 and a 200 day moving average price of $137.98. The stock has a market cap of $1.55 trillion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.85, a P/E/G ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 1.08. Alphabet has a 1-year low of $101.88 and a 1-year high of $151.55. The company has a current ratio of 2.81, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL - Get Rating) last announced its 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 net margin of 25.89% and a return on equity of 28.65%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $27.26 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Alphabet will post 5.22 EPS for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv acquired 255,647 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $34.65 per share, with a total value of $8,858,168.55. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 479,695 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $16,621,431.75. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, CAO Amie Thuener O'toole sold 42 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,298.63, for a total value of $96,542.46. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 1,181 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,714,682.03. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder 2021 Gp L.L.C. Gv acquired 255,647 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $34.65 per share, with a total value of $8,858,168.55. Following the purchase, the insider now directly owns 479,695 shares of the company's stock, valued at $16,621,431.75. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders sold 42,383 shares of company stock valued at $15,761,666 over the last quarter. 11.44% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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GOOGL Stock News Headlines

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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
Why Amazon and Alphabet are Post-Split Buys (GOOGL)
From time to time a company decides to enact a stock-split to make it more affordable to the masses. In recent weeks, these two companies did just that—and effectively invited investors to come along for the ride.
Wall Street slumps, still marks best weekly gain in a month
Wall Street gave back some of its strong gains from the week on Friday following discouraging readings on the global economy and another slew of profit reports from big U.S. companies
GOP AGs ask Google not to limit anti-abortion center results
Some federal lawmakers urged Google last month to limit the appearance of anti-abortion pregnancy centers in certain abortion-related search results
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GOOGL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/07/2022
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
+25.0%
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
$6.69 per share
Book Value
$19.39 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
13,170,000,000
Free Float
11,663,350,000
Market Cap
$1.55 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 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 research analysts is that investors should "buy" Alphabet stock.
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What is Alphabet's stock price forecast for 2022?

38 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Alphabet's shares. Their GOOGL stock forecasts range from $113.00 to $186.00. On average, they predict Alphabet's stock price to reach $146.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Alphabet's stock price performed in 2022?

Alphabet's stock was trading at $144.8520 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GOOGL stock has decreased by 18.9% and is now trading at $117.47.
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When is Alphabet's next earnings date?

Alphabet 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 26th. The information services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) 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 period in the prior year, the business posted $27.26 EPS.
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When did Alphabet's stock split? How did Alphabet's stock split work?

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 issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, July 15th 2022. An investor that had 100 shares of Alphabet 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 Jennison Associates LLC (0.01%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.01%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Parnassus Investments LLC (0.01%), IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%) and Veritas Asset Management LLP (0.00%). Company insiders that own Alphabet 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 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 $117.47.

How much money does Alphabet make?

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has a market capitalization of $1.55 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?

Alphabet 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 Alphabet 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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