The stock of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) last traded at $137.92, up 0.72% from the previous session.
Data from the available sources indicates that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is covered by 55 analysts. The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Buy’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $180.00 and a low of $129.00, we find $153.00. Given the previous closing price of $136.94, this indicates a potential upside of 11.73 percent. GOOG stock price is now 2.47% away from the 50-day moving average and 15.07% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $1726.21B.
In total, 10 analysts have assigned it a hold rating, and 40 have given it a buy rating. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $152.77 as their price target over the next twelve months.
With the price target enhanced from $116 to $119, BofA Securities maintained Buy rating for Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG).
In other news, HENNESSY JOHN L, Director sold 200 shares of the company’s stock on Nov 10. The stock was sold for $26,583 at an average price of $132.92. Upon completion of the transaction, the Director now directly owns 7,184 shares in the company, valued at $0.99 million. An SEC document containing details of the transaction can be found on the SEC’s website. On Nov 07, Director Shriram Kavitark Ram sold 75,000 shares of the business’s stock. A total of $9,831,588 was realized by selling the stock at an average price of $131.09. This leaves the insider owning 85,338 shares of the company worth $11.77 million. Insiders disposed of 9,869,788 shares of company stock worth roughly $1.36 billion over the past 1 year. A total of 57.44% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.
With an opening price of $135.50 on Monday morning, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) set off the trading day. During the past 12 months, Alphabet Inc has had a low of $85.57 and a high of $142.38. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 2.04, and a quick ratio of 2.01. According to the stock market information, the enterprise value for the company is $1.61T, which is based on a 26.44 price-to-earnings ratio, a 1.36 price-to-earnings-growth ratio, and a beta of 1.05. The fifty day moving average price for GOOG is $134.60 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $119.86 for the stock.
The latest earnings results from Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) was released for Sep, 2023. According to the Internet Content & Information Company, earnings per share came in at $1.55, beating analysts’ expectations of $1.45 by 0.1. This compares to $0.99 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was 22.52% and return on equity was 25.33% for GOOG. The company reported revenue of $76.69 billion for the quarter, compared to $69.09 billion a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue rose 11.0 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect GOOG to generate $77.96B in revenue.
Alphabet Inc(GOOG) Company Profile
Alphabet Inc. offers 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 provides 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, cybersecurity, data, analytics, AI, and machine learning, 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.