Investors Catching Stocks: Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)


Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) will report its next earnings on 26-Jan-17. The company reported the earnings of $9.06/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $8.63/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.43/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Alphabet Inc. and for the current quarter 39 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $9.63/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $9.01/share and a High Estimate of $10.67/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 30 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Alphabet Inc. as 25.13 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Alphabet Inc. is 24.49 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 26.61 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 21.33 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for GOOGL to be 11.1%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 24.5%. For the next 5 years, Alphabet Inc. is expecting Growth of 18.74% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 13.63% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Alphabet Inc., where 17 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 28 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 42 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Alphabet Inc. might touch $1120 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $968.55 and $700 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Alphabet Inc. got Initiated on 21-Dec-16 where investment firm Aegis Capital Initiated the stock to Buy.

Alphabet Inc. closed its last trading session at $825.21 with the gain of 0.24%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 555.13 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $839 and 52-week low of $672.66. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 2.17% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.88% and 7.1% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jun 27, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.74 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.9 million. Alphabet Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 30.27 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.14.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 12.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 15.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 12.8%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Alphabet Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 4.38%, where Monthly Performance is 4.51%, Quarterly performance is 3.31%, 6 Months performance is 13.75% and yearly performance percentage is 13.17%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 4.38%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.44% and Monthly Volatility of 1.27%.