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Alphabet Inc Class A GOOGL Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 104.78
  • Sector Communication Services
  • Industry Internet Content & Information
  • Investment Style Large Growth
  • Day Range 102.58  –  107.81
  • Year Range 83.34  –  144.25
  • Market Cap 1.3562 Tril
  • Volume / Avg 65.3 Mil /  30.2 Mil
  • Price / Sales 4.87
  • Price / Book 5.24
  • Forward Div Yield
  • Trailing Div Yield

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Macroeconomic Headwinds Keep Pressure on Alphabet’s Advertising; Cloud Remains Bright Spot; $154 FVE

Ali Mogharabi Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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We are reducing our fair value estimate for Alphabet to $154 (from $160) as the firm’s fourth-quarter results displayed the impact of the macroeconomic environment on its ad business, which represents nearly 80% of total revenue. However, we are also pleased with continuing strong growth in the subscription and cloud businesses. With less uncertainty about the economy and an increasing focus on cost efficiency, we expect ad revenue growth to return in the second half of this year, followed by margin expansion in 2024. We expect further investments in artificial-intelligence-based products, thereby limiting margin expansion over the next five years. In the meantime, we welcome the firm’s continuing share repurchase as the stock still trades at a significant discount to our fair value estimate.

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Company Profile GOOGL

Business Description

Alphabet is a holding company. Internet media giant Google is a wholly owned subsidiary. Google generates 99% of Alphabet revenue, of which more than 85% is from online ads. Google’s other revenue is from sales of apps and content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as cloud service fees and other licensing revenue. Sales of hardware such as Chromebooks, the Pixel smartphone, and smart home products, which include Nest and Google Home, also contribute to other revenue. Alphabet’s moonshot investments are in its other bets segment, where it bets on technology to enhance health (Verily), faster internet access to homes (Google Fiber), self-driving cars (Waymo), and more. Alphabet’s operating margin has been 25%-30%, with Google at 30% and other bets operating at a loss.

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Industry Internet Content & Information
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FAQs for Alphabet Inc Class A Stock

No. GOOGL does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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GOOGL’s market cap is 1.36 Tril.
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GOOGL’s stock style is Large Growth.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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GOOGL’s price/sales is 4.87.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

GOOGL’s price/forward earnings is 19.61.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

GOOGL’s price/book is 5.24.
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GOOGL’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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