Alphabet Inc. provides online advertising services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. More Details
Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Alphabet's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GOOG.L is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GOOG.L's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: GOOG.L exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 61.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GOOG.L exceeded the US Market which returned 50.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alphabet's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Alphabet undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GOOG.L ($2278.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($3683.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GOOG.L is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GOOG.L is good value based on its PE Ratio (30.1x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (35.9x).
PE vs Market: GOOG.L is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.1x) compared to the US market (19.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GOOG.L is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GOOG.L is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.6x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (3.7x).
How is Alphabet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 37 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GOOG.L's forecast earnings growth (13.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GOOG.L's earnings (13.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GOOG.L's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GOOG.L's revenue (14.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GOOG.L's revenue (14.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GOOG.L's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (23%)
How has Alphabet performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GOOG.L has a large one-off gain of $11.3B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GOOG.L's current net profit margins (26.1%) are higher than last year (20.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GOOG.L's earnings have grown significantly by 21.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GOOG.L's earnings growth over the past year (48.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (21.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GOOG.L earnings growth over the past year (48.8%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry 6.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GOOG.L's Return on Equity (22.3%) is considered high.
How is Alphabet's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GOOG.L's short term assets ($172.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($55.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: GOOG.L's short term assets ($172.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($41.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GOOG.L's debt to equity ratio (6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GOOG.L's debt to equity ratio has increased from 5.7% to 6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GOOG.L's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (527.4%).
Interest Coverage: GOOG.L earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Alphabet current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GOOG.L's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GOOG.L's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GOOG.L's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GOOG.L's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GOOG.L's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sundar Pichai (47 yo)
Mr. Sundar Pichai is Chief Executive Officer at Alphabet Inc. since December 2019. Mr. Pichai has been the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., since October 02, 2015. Mr. Pichai leads the product manag...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sundar's total compensation ($USD7.43M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sundar's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GOOG.L's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GOOG.L's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Alphabet Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alphabet Inc.
- Ticker: GOOG.L
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$1.539t
- Shares outstanding: 670.16m
- Website: https://www.abc.xyz
Number of Employees
- Alphabet Inc.
- 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
- Mountain View
- United States
Alphabet Inc. provides online advertising services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. The company offers performance and brand advertising s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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