GOOG Stock Overview
Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in September 1998.
No risks detected for GOOG from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$2,713.04|
|52 Week High||US$3,037.00|
|52 Week Low||US$1,809.00|
|1 Month Change||-4.74%|
|3 Month Change||-4.99%|
|1 Year Change||43.78%|
|3 Year Change||152.24%|
|5 Year Change||224.65%|
|Change since IPO||387.14%|
Recent News & Updates
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With just one trading session left in 2021, Alphabet's (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock price is up 67% YTD, and the company is set to be the top performer amongst the trillion dollar companies for the year. The share price gain has been backed up by exceptional earnings growth of 97.7% over the last year.
Is Alphabet Stock A Good Investment For 2022?
Alphabet had a great year in 2021, but shares are far from overvalued. Fundamentals are excellent and the market growth outlook remains solid while GOOG also offers exposure to future trends such as autonomous driving. Based on a reasonable valuation, shareholders can expect 10%-20% returns next year, I believe.
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|GOOG||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GOOG exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 28.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GOOG exceeded the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.
|GOOG Average Weekly Movement||3.5%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||9.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: GOOG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GOOG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in September 1998. Since then, the company has grown to more than 130,000 employees worldwide, with a wide range of popular products and platforms like Search, Maps, Ads, Gmail, Android, Chrome, Google Cloud and YouTube. In October 2015, Alphabet became the parent holding company of Google.
Alphabet Fundamentals Summary
|GOOG fundamental statistics|
Is GOOG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GOOG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$104.03b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 01, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||106.39|
|Net Profit Margin||29.52%|
How did GOOG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
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 ($2713.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($4946.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GOOG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GOOG is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (26.1x).
PE vs Market: GOOG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the US market (17x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GOOG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GOOG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.3x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (3x).
How is Alphabet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 39 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GOOG's forecast earnings growth (12% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GOOG's earnings (12% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GOOG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GOOG's revenue (13.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GOOG's revenue (13.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GOOG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.7%)
How has Alphabet performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GOOG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GOOG's current net profit margins (29.5%) are higher than last year (20.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GOOG's earnings have grown significantly by 27.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GOOG's earnings growth over the past year (97.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GOOG earnings growth over the past year (97.7%) exceeded the Interactive Media and Services industry -8.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GOOG's Return on Equity (28.9%) is considered high.
How is Alphabet's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GOOG's short term assets ($184.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($61.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: GOOG's short term assets ($184.1B) exceed its long term liabilities ($41.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GOOG has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: GOOG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 2.6% to 5.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GOOG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (696.2%).
Interest Coverage: GOOG earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Alphabet current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GOOG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GOOG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GOOG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GOOG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GOOG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sundar Pichai (48 yo)
Mr. Sundar Pichai is Chief Executive Officer at Alphabet Inc. since December 2019. Mr. Pichai has been the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., since October 02, 2015. Mr. Pichai leads the product manag...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sundar's total compensation ($USD7.43M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sundar's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GOOG's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GOOG's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Alphabet Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alphabet Inc.
- Ticker: GOOG
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.797t
- Shares outstanding: 663.76m
- Website: https://www.abc.xyz
Number of Employees
- Alphabet Inc.
- 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
- Mountain View
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/19 23:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.