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Alphabet Class A (NASDAQ: GOOGL)

$834.00 USD -$4.51 (-0.54%)
Last Price $834
Net Change $-4.51 (-0.54%)
Bid $833.95
Ask Price $834.46
Open Price $839.69
Previous Close Price $838.51
High Price $840.83
Low Price $832.6
Number of Trades 1,313
Volume 185,724
Fifty Two Week High $874.42 (2017-03-17)
Fifty Two Week Low $672.66 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 1,569,961
Share Outstanding 691,420 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0/yr
Dividend Yield 0%
1st Quarter Earnings $ ()
2nd Quarter Earnings $ ()
3nd Quarter Earnings $ ()
4th Quarter Earnings $ ()
PE Ratio $30.01
EPS Growth $18.02
Recent Earnings $
Annual EPS $27.83
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $576.64B
Insider Shareholders % 0.1392%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 691,420
Inst. Shareholder % 34.75%
Annual Net Income $19.48B
TTM Net Profit Margin $21.58
1-Year Return 11.31%
3-Year Return 50.47%
5-Year Return 158.64%
5-Year Revenue Growth 138.15%
5-Year Earnings Growth 87.16%
5-Year Dividend Growth 0%
Annual Dividend $0
Annual Dividend Yield 0%
Change in EPS YTD 18.02%
Dividends per Share $
Stock Split Ratio 2-1
Beta 0.96
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.

Today's Alphabet Stock Update

While we usually like to analyze for investors whether a stock is a buy or not, we also like to give you a quick rundown of the Alphabet stock information you need today, with key data on recent GOOGL moves. That's what you can get right here. We'll start with where GOOGL ended trading yesterday -- at a share price of $838.51. Alphabet shares increased 0.40% or $3.37 from the day before. Just looking at the Alphabet stock price in a short time frame is not as helpful as looking at a year's worth of share price data, so let's do that... At its current level, GOOGL is trading above where it was one-year ago, with the stock price up 11.08%.

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The Alphabet stock price 52-week high is $874.42. That was hit on 3/17/2017. The GOOGL stock 52-week low is $672.66, reached on 6/27/2016. Also - GOOGL trading volume yesterday was 2,105,600. That's more than Alphabet stock's average daily trading volume of 1,935,211. Alphabet's market cap is 579,762,584,000. That gives Alphabet a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the beginning of April, 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 30.17. That's not as high as 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 GOOGL to other companies in the same industry. The current EPS (earnings per share) of GOOGL is 27.83. 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 0.96. Alphabet stock does not pay a dividend right now. Most income investors look for "dividend stocks" that have a yield of 2% or more, but there are different factors that affect the health of a company's payout. For more info on Alphabet stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find GOOGL stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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