Alphabet Inc - Class A
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Alphabet Inc - Class A (GOOGL)

$2174.350.23%

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Key Stats

$2121.03
Day's Range
$2179.95
$2037.69
52-Week Range
$3030.93
1 month return6.92%
3 month return22.66%
1 year return13.37%
5 year return130.01%

Company Information

Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational founded in 2015 in California, United States, by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, by restructuring the famous search engine Google. The company, which is currently one of the world’s largest tech conglomerates, has made about 200 acquisitions over the last 2 decades, expanding its focus from Google’s advertising business to other businesses, including healthcare, robotics, telecommunication, media and entertainment, payments, cloud, auto tech, and navigation, among others. Some of the most popular subsidiaries of the company include Google, Fitbit, Waymo, Wing, Google Fiber, GV, Verily, DeepMind, Sidewalk Labs, CapitalG, and Calico. Alphabet categories these holdings as ‘Other Bets’, which contributed nearly 2.8% to the company’s revenue in 2021 Q3. In total, Alphabet posted revenue of $65 billion in the third quarter of the 2021 fiscal year, embarking on an upward movement of 44% from the last fiscal. In the US, the company has its stocks listed on the NASDAQ in 2 classes - Class A (GOOGL) and Class C (GOOG). The Class A shares are meant for investors who are provided with 1 voting right per share, whereas the Class C shares are generally held by employees without voting rights. Google garners as much as 99% of Alphabet’s revenue, and a significant contributor is its advertising business. Other avenues of revenue for the company include the sale of content and apps on YouTube and Google Play and the sale of hardware such as ChromeBook, Pixel Smartphones, and Smart Home Gadgets. The company also generates revenue via fees received for subscription-based products such as YouTube TV and YouTube Premium. The company has claimed the 9th position in the 2021 rankings of the Fortune 500 companies and the 13th spot on the 2021 list of Forbes Global 2000 Companies. Currently Alphabet Inc - Class A has a market cap of $1472.97 Billion. It has a P.E ratio of 19.67. The shares of Alphabet Inc - Class A are trading at $2174.75. .
OrganizationAlphabet Inc - Class A
Employees135301
CEOSundar Pichai
IndustryTechnology Services

Analyst Recommendation

based on 57 analysts ratings

Buy
94%
Buy
5%
Hold
0%
Sell

Based on 57 Wall street analysts offering stock ratings for Alphabet Inc - Class A(by analysts ranked 0 to 5 stars)

Analyst Forecast

What analysts predicted

Upside of 60.89%

Current

$2174.75

Target

$3499.0

Recommendation Trend

Based on 57 analyst

Current1M Ago3M Ago
Buy
54
54
54
Hold
3
3
3
Sell
0
0
0
Consensus
BUY
BUY
BUY

Company Financials

  • Annual
  • Quarterly

Highlights

Market Capitalization
1.5T
Book Value
380.04
Dividend Share
0.0
Dividend Yield
0.0
Earnings Share
112.2
PE Ratio
20.3739
PEG Ratio
0.84
Wall Street Target Price
3464.54

Valuation

Trailing PE20.37
Forward PE20.88
Price/Sales (ttm)
5.87
Price/Book (mrq)
6.29
Enterprise Value
1.5T
Enterprise Value/Revenue
5.71
Enterprise Value/Ebitda
14.2

Technicals

Beta
1.06
50 Day MA
2652.07
200 Day MA
2767.11

Sustainability

Rating Date2019-01-01
Total Esg
20.35
Total Esg Percentile
29.34
Environment Score3.52
Environment Score Percentile0.0
Social Score6.37
Social Score Percentile0.0
Governance Score7.99
GovernanceScorePercentile0.0
Controversy Level4.0

Institutional Holdings

Vanguard Group Inc

3.54%

BlackRock Inc

3.11%

FMR Inc

1.99%

State Street Corporation

1.69%

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

0.95%

Geode Capital Management, LLC

0.84%

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Alphabet Inc - Class A Earnings for Q4 (2021): Key Highlights

Increase in revenue

The revenue at $75.33 billion, higher than the street estimate of $72.17 billion. The revenue increased by 32% YoY. The revenue from advertising came at $61.24 billion, a jump of 33% YoY.

Segment Revenue

The main revenue source from ‘search engine’ stood at $43.3 billion. YouTube ad revenue of $8.6 billion. The cloud reported revenue growth of 45% to $5.54 billion. The company saw 65% YoY growth in the cloud deals worth over $1 billion. The revenue from self-driving car Waymo and life sciences unit Verily was at $181 million. The revenue from hardware, PlayStore, and non-advertising YouTube revenue increased from $6.67 billion to $8.16 billion in Q4' 21.

Jump in profits

The company reported a 36% increase in profit to $20.64 billion in Q4'21. The profit was higher than the street estimate of $19 billion. The Earning Per Share (EPS) was $30.69 as compared to the street estimate of $27.34.

Traffic Acquisition Costs (TAC)

The metric is used to show how much the company pays other websites to acquire traffic, which came in higher than the street estimate of $12.84 billion at $13.43 billion. Google's traffic acquisition costs rose 28.3% YoY.

Stock Split

The company announced a 20 for 1 stock split and it will go into effect in July. Alphabet intends to split the Class A, Class B, and Class C shares of the stock. The company is aiming to entice the numerous small investors who have flocked to the stock market during the pandemic. The shares jumped 10% in U.S. premarket trading on Wednesday.

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