Some Thoughts on Alphabet

Shares of Alphabet have moved 0.3% today, and are now trading at a price of $132.83. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a -0.0% change. Today's trading volume is 5,860,198 compared to the stock's average volume of 21,216,042.

Alphabet Inc. offers various products and platforms in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. Based in Mountain View, United States the company has 182,381 full time employees and a market cap of $1,654,264,823,808.

The company is now trading -1.85% away from its average analyst target price of $135.34 per share. The 10 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $113.17 to $150.9, and on average give Alphabet a rating of buy.

Over the last 52 weeks, GOOG stock has risen 52.0%, which amounts to a 34.0% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $142.38 whereas its 52 week low is $85.57 per share. With its net margins declining an average -0.7% over the last 0 years, Alphabet may not have a strong enough profitability trend to support its stock price.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%)
2023 289,531,000 60,953,000 21
2022 282,836,000 59,972,000 21
2021 257,637,000 76,033,000 30
2020 182,527,000 40,269,000 22
2019 161,857,000 34,343,000 21
2018 136,819,000 30,736,000 22
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