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Alphabet Class C (NASDAQ: GOOG)

Last Updated: Dec-07-2016 20:14:02

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Today's Alphabet Stock Update

There aren't enough hours in the day to get a detailed look at your favorite investments, like Alphabet stock. So here's a quick look at GOOG's most important numbers right now (for December 08, 2016).GOOG shares increased 1.59% or $12.08 from the previous trading session. That took the Alphabet stock price to $771.19.It's best to not only look at recent Alphabet share data, but also look at the year's highs and lows to see where the current price stacks up...Alphabet is currently trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with shares higher by 1.04% from then.

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The Alphabet stock price 52-week high is $816.68. That was hit on 10/25/2016. The GOOG stock 52-week low is $663.06, reached on 2/08/2016.Another point to note - GOOG trading volume yesterday was 1,690,600. That's less than Alphabet stock's average daily trading volume of 1,760,966.Let's look at Alphabet's market cap, which is shares outstanding multiplied by Alphabet's share price. Alphabet has a market cap of 531,457,876,000. That means Alphabet has a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Alphabet stock is 27.90. That's smaller than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare GOOG to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of GOOG is 27.33.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Alphabet is 0.94.Alphabet stock does not pay a dividend right now. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks.Every day we publish Alphabet stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on GOOG and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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Alphabet Class C (NASDAQ: GOOG) Profile

Prior Close$759.11
Market Cap$531.46 B
PE Ratio27.78
Alphabet Inc. is engaged in technology business. The Company provides web-based search advertisements maps software applications mobile operating systems consumer content enterprise solutions commerce and hardware products through its subsidiaries. Alphabet Inc. formerly known as Google Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View California.
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GOOG Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$9.06 (2016-10-27)
2nd Quarter Earnings$8.42 (2016-07-28)
3rd Quarter Earnings$7.5 (2016-04-21)
4th Quarter Earnings$8.67 (2016-02-01)
PE Ratio27.78
EPS Growth0%
Recent Earnings$9.06
Annual EPS$27.33
Market Capitalization$531.46 B
Insider Shareholder %0.1392%
Annual Revenue$85.54 B
Number of Shares Outstanding689,140 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %34.27%
Annual Net Income$19.07B
TTM Net Profit Margin$22.21
One Year Return2.61%
Three Year Return28.3%
Five Year Return38.09%
Five Year Revenue Growth155.75%
Five Year Earnings Growth0%
Five Year Dividend Growth0%
Last Quarter EPS$7.25
Annual EPS$27.33
Annual Dividend$0
Annual Dividend Yield0%
Change in EPS YTD%
PE Ratio27.78
Recent Earnings$9.06
Dividends per Share$
Stock Split Ratio

GOOG Key Stats

Last Price$771.19
Net Change$12.08 (1.59%)
Ask Price$774.97
Open Price$761
Previous Close Price$759.11
High Price$771.36
Low Price$755.8
Number of Trades7,787
Fifty Two Week High$816.68 (2016-10-25)
Fifty Two Week Low$663.06 (2016-02-08)
Average Daily Volume1,860,389
Share Outstanding689,140 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0/yr
Dividend Yield0%