Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

GOOG stockOnce it was known as the numeric Google; now it’s the lettered Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG).

Alphabet is a collection of companies. The most well known of these companies is Google, the world’s most popular search engine, which captures 70% of the global market. Alphabet is also home to YouTube, “Chrome,” “Android,” “Google Maps,” and “Google Play,” among others. Other efforts include Life Sciences, with a glucose-sensing contact lens, and Calico, which is focused on longevity, among other initiatives.

Google stock has been one of the best performing in history. Since the company’s initial public offering in 2005, share have surged over 1,200%. A $1,000 investment in GOOG stock would be worth over $12,000 today.

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A More Streamlined Google Stock (GOOG) Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is reportedly trying to sell one of its satellite divisions, a business that it bought in 2014 for $500.0 million. This sale would suggest Alphabet's upper management is getting serious about cost-cutting, and that they are willing to do the…

Google Stock: A Bellwether I look at Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock as a bellwether name that indicates the overall health of the global equity market. This is quite a large amount of pressure to be mounted on one name, and although my reasoning may not be for all…

Google Stock Outlook 2017 Markets have been on tenterhooks ever since Google morphed into Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). Investors were confused about what it meant for GOOG stock, but everything is becoming clear. We can now say why it happened, and what it means for Google stock in 2017. But…

A Tailwind for GOOG Stock Read any tech publication and you’ll hear the same thing: Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)—also known as Google—and its peers have made a breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). It’s obvious to all of us who write about these things that AI could launch Google stock (GOOG…

New Tailwinds for Google Stock Although we usually think of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) as a sprawling business, 99% of the company’s revenues are advertising-related. Google stock (GOOG) is almost entirely concentrated in this one sector, but that could change very soon. After years of research and development, Google is…

Energy Independence for Google Stock? As we inch closer to the end of 2016, companies are starting to release their big plans for next year. As always, Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) had something memorable to add: namely that it will meet 100% of its green energy requirements in 2017. This…

Google Stock: Growing Pains For years now, bad economic news has been interpreted as good news for the stock market. These poor economic numbers have translated into easier monetary conditions and have reinforced a low-interest-rate environment. Investments like Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock, otherwise known as Google stock, do…

An Easy Cash-Grab for Google Stock Most people think the smartphone boom is over, but a new report suggests that Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), also known as Google, can still squeeze a little more growth out of the sector. The "Pixel," its new high-end smartphone, is expected to be a…

New Upside for Google Stock With so much attention being paid to the recent U.S. presidential election, it can be easy to forget that day-to-day business never slowed down. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), otherwise known as Google, certainly did not grind to a halt. It kept innovating (as it always…

Trump Effect Is Hurting Google Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) stock dropped two percent on Monday as many investors continue to worry about President-elect Donald Trump's effect on tech giant stocks, with one popular investor going as far as calling them "a bubble." Jeff Gundlach is not keen on Google…

Google Stock Could Face a Backlash with Trump: Here’s Why Trump has won. He is the White House’s new tenant. His references have been checked and he’s ready to move in for the period 2017-2020. He might even stay longer. But his arrival will have major effects the…

Google Stock’s Recent Slide Rooted in Basic Fear, Not Facts Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock has slipped for almost two weeks. Since October 24, Google stock has lost four percent of its value, just as it seemed ready to set new record highs. Has Google lost its luster? Quite the…

Why Google Stock Is Loving the Smartphone Market  Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Google stock may be ready to make a huge splash in the phone market as a new report shows "Android" phone sales dominating globally. 88% of the 375 million new smartphones shipped worldwide were running the Android operating system,…

GOOG Stock: Bearish Headwinds Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock has a cult following, as it should, considering that this company has created great wealth for those who identified GOOG stock as a great investment. Google stock made a new all-time high in October as shares hit $816.68, and I was…

Google Stock to Gain From Future Bets Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, GOOGL) announced the financial results for its third quarter on October 27. The upbeat earnings and revenue are likely to buoy GOOG stock. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc, posted third-quarter earnings of $9.06 per share on an adjusted basis, which beat…

Google Stock Will Rely Ever More on Hardware. The Shift Has Worked Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), also known as Google, has gradually started to move beyond software. The company wants to become a true hardware manufacturer. The new "Pixel" and "Pixel XL" phones are an important step in this direction.…

More Gains Ahead For GOOG Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock touched a record high of $804.63 yesterday and closed the session at $801.56. GOOG stock has returned about 20% over the past year, as compared to the broader S&P 500, which has returned around eight percent in the…

GOOG Stock: Bullish Setup Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock is probably one among many of the stocks I cover that I love dearly. This passion for Alphabet Inc has nothing to do with its search engine, or its "Android" operating system, and not even its robotics division. It has…

Alphabet Inc. Set for Bullish Moves Investors searching for a one-stop technology stock for their long-term portfolios should look at Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), which continues to impress me. With a massive valuation at over $540.0 billion for GOOG stock, founder Sergey Brin is delivering a sort of technology incubator…

Alphabet Inc Moves To The Next Level... Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) hit the headlines when GOOGL stock touched its 52-week high of $819.06. The company, otherwise known as Google, also rebranded its cloud business as “Google Cloud” and its "Google Apps" as “G Suite” to celebrate one billion active cloud…