Alphabet Stock Today

GOOG -  USA Stock  

USD 2,721  5.03  0.18%

Alphabet is trading at 2720.57 as of the 4th of August 2021, a -0.18 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 2708.46. Alphabet has a very small chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years and had a good performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Alphabet Cl C are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 6th of May 2021 and ending today, the 4th of August 2021. Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
14 of 100
  Odds Of Distress
Less than 1
Follow Valuation Odds of Bankruptcy
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Alphabet Stock Profile

Alphabet Inc. provides online advertising services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Alphabet operates under Internet Content Information classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 139995 people. more on Alphabet
Alphabet Cl C is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
About 68.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
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Legal NameAlphabet Cl C
New SymbolGOOGL
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Thematic Classifications
Active investing themes Alphabet currently participates. (showing 3 out of 5 themes ). An investing theme is an unweighted collection of funds, stocks, ETFs or cryptocurrencies
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Alphabet report their recommendations after researching Alphabet's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Alphabet's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Alphabet Cl C. The Alphabet consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Alphabet.
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Alphabet's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Average Bond Rating: AAExtremely Strong
Alphabet Cl C (GOOG) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 139,995 people. The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 1800 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Alphabet's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Alphabet's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Alphabet Cl C conducts business under Communication Services sector and is part of Internet Content & Information industry. The entity has 323.58 M outstanding shares of which 2.69 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.91 trading days to cover. Alphabet Cl C currently holds about 135.1 B in cash with 72.96 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 201.6.
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Ownership
Alphabet Cl C retains a total of 323.58 Million outstanding shares. Over half of Alphabet Cl C outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These other corporate entities are typically referred to corporate investors that acquire positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Alphabet. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Alphabet Cl C as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Alphabet Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Alphabet's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Alphabet jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 5.71%. The Alphabet Cl C probability density function shows the probability of Alphabet stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Alphabet Cl C has a beta of -0.0766. This usually indicates as returns on benchmark increase, returns on holding Alphabet are expected to decrease at a much lower rate. During the bear market, however, Alphabet Cl C is likely to outperform the market. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.1844, implying that it can generate a 0.18 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 2720.57HorizonTargetOdds Up 2720.57 
94.22%90 days
 2,721 
5.71%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Alphabet to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 5.71 (This Alphabet Cl C probability density function shows the probability of Alphabet Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Alphabet Cl C Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. Alphabet market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding Alphabet long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in Alphabet. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although Alphabet's alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate Alphabet's performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

Alphabet Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Alphabet stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Alphabet stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Alphabet is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Alphabet Cl C at a given time.

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Alphabet Cl C was forked

  The entity Alphabet Cl C with a symbol GOOG was recently forked. You can potentially use Alphabet Cl A with a symbol GOOGL from now on.

Alphabet Corporate Directors

Alphabet corporate directors refer to members of an Alphabet board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Alphabet's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Alphabet's board members must vote for the resolution. The Alphabet board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
Paul Otellini - Independent DirectorProfile
Shirley Tilghman - Independent DirectorProfile
Kavitark Shriram - Independent DirectorProfile
Alan Mulally - DirectorProfile
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The market value of Alphabet Cl C is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Alphabet that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Alphabet's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Alphabet's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Alphabet's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Alphabet Cl C underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Alphabet's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Alphabet value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Alphabet's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.