GOOG - Alphabet Class C - Stock Price & Dividends

Exchange: USA Stocks • Country: United States • Currency: USD • Type: Common Stock • ISIN: US02079K1079

Search, Ads, Android, Chrome, YouTube, Cloud, Workspace

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, is a multinational giant that offers a vast array of innovative products and platforms globally, spanning across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America.

The company operates through three main segments: Google Services, Google Cloud, and Other Bets. The Google Services segment is the most prominent, providing a wide range of popular products and services, including advertising solutions, the Android operating system, the Chrome browser, various devices, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Photos, Google Play, Search, and YouTube.

In addition to these, the Google Services segment also generates revenue from the sale of apps, in-app purchases, and digital content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as from YouTube's consumer subscription services. This segment is the backbone of Alphabet's business, driving the majority of its revenue.

The Google Cloud segment, on the other hand, focuses on providing a suite of services to enterprises, including infrastructure, cybersecurity, databases, analytics, artificial intelligence, and more. It also offers Google Workspace, a cloud-based platform that provides communication and collaboration tools, such as Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, and Meet, to enterprise customers.

The Other Bets segment is the most experimental, focusing on emerging technologies and innovative projects, including healthcare-related and internet services. This segment is where Alphabet incubates its moonshot ideas, often partnering with other companies or investing in startups to drive innovation.

Founded in 1998, Alphabet Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has become synonymous with innovation and technological advancement. You can learn more about the company on its website:

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GOOG Stock Overview

Market Cap in USD 2,302,792m
Sector Communication Services
Industry Internet Content & Information
GiC SubIndustry Interactive Media & Services
TER 0.00%
IPO / Inception 2014-04-03

GOOG Stock Ratings

Growth 5y 81.8
Fundamental 87.2
Dividend 17.8
Rel. Performance vs Sector 0.65
Analysts 4.34/5
Fair Price Momentum 192.79 USD
Fair Price DCF 321.97 USD

GOOG Dividends

Dividend Yield 12m 0.11%
Yield on Cost 5y 0.35%
Dividends CAGR 5y 0.00%
Payout Consistency 100.0%

GOOG Growth Ratios

Growth 12m 49.28%
Growth Correlation 12m 76%
Growth Correlation 3m 76%
CAGR 5y 25.77%
CAGR/Mean DD 5y 2.26
Sharpe Ratio 12m 1.61
Alpha vs SP500 12m 25.53
Beta vs SP500 5y weekly 1.04
ValueRay RSI 8.33
Volatility GJR Garch 1y 22.67%
Price / SMA 50 -0.19%
Price / SMA 200 17.56%
Current Volume 14485.4k
Average Volume 20d 16616.2k

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What is the price of GOOG stocks?
As of July 21, 2024, the stock is trading at USD 179.39 with a total of 14,485,447 shares traded.
Over the past week, the price has changed by -3.96%, over one month by +0.95%, over three months by +15.33% and over the past year by +47.35%.
What are the forecast for GOOG stock price target?
According to ValueRays Forecast Model, GOOG Alphabet Class C will be worth about 214.7 in July 2025. The stock is currently trading at 179.39. This means that the stock has a potential upside of +19.66%.
Issuer Forecast Upside
Wallstreet Target Price 187 4.22
Analysts Target Price 135.3 -24.6
ValueRay Target Price 214.7 19.7

The Evolution and Current Standing of Alphabet Inc Class C (GOOG)

History of Alphabet Inc

Alphabet Inc., initially known as Google, was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. In August 2015, Google restructured its business, and Alphabet Inc. was created as the parent holding company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries. The essence of this restructuring was to make the core Google internet services operationally separate from other subsidiary ventures. Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) represents the Class C shares of the company, which have no voting rights, contrasting with the Class A shares (GOOGL) that carry one vote each.

Core and Side Businesses

At the core of Alphabet Inc. is Google Inc., which remains the world's dominant search engine. Google's ecosystem includes other highly popular services such as Android, YouTube, and Google Cloud. These core services contribute the majority of Alphabet's revenues, primarily through advertising.

Beyond its main internet products, Alphabet Inc. operates other businesses through its subsidiaries. These include Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X (formerly Google X). These entities work on a wide range of projects, including access and energy, life sciences, investment capital, self-driving cars, and more. While these side businesses are not the primary revenue sources for Alphabet, they represent significant investments in future technologies and innovations.

Current Market Status

As of the latest fiscal reports, Alphabet Inc. continues to demonstrate strong financial performance, primarily driven by its advertising revenue from Google's core services. The company has also shown resilience and potential for growth in cloud computing and YouTube's subscription services. Despite facing challenges in the form of regulatory concerns and competition, Alphabet's diverse portfolio and ongoing investments in research and development position it well for future growth. The market value of Alphabet Inc. Class C shares has seen fluctuations reflective of the overall tech industry's performance, demonstrating both the opportunities and challenges inherent in the fast-evolving digital economy.