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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GOOG Stock Earnings Preview Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock expected to report Q2 earnings on July 28, 2016, after the close. Shares of GOOG stock are down 1.8% year to date, underperforming its benchmark index the NASDAQ which is up 2.6%. Earnings have a tendency to gyrate stock prices.…

Driverless Cars a Big Deal for Google Stock The driverless car by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been in testing for a few years already, and it could be a big deal for Google stock. Few can miss its rather unattractive—rather obnoxious-looking, actually—body. Still, styling aside, the Google driverless…

A Problem for Google Stock? Regulators in the European Union delivered another set of antitrust charges at Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) doorstep, but Google stock wasn’t really affected. Clearly, the market doesn’t seem to think that regulators have much to stand on. Back up: what exactly are EU regulators…

Android Wear Could Send Google Stock Surging Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), better known as Google, is going headfirst into the “Android Wear” business. Google has two Android watches ready to hit the market. Both of these smartwatches should be on a store shelf near you before the end of…

Pokémon Game Funded Through Google Ventures The recent hype around an online Pokémon game showed one thing: that investors still have Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stuck in a box labeled “online advertising.” They don’t yet see GOOG stock for what it truly is... Does Google make most of its…

Catch GOOG Stock on the Way Up Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) makes most of its money from advertising. Its “AdSense” program has been driving growth for years, but that well is running dry. GOOG stock’s next chapter of growth will have to come from another business entirely. I’m talking…

This Could Be Huge for GOOG Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock doesn’t make news headlines that often, but that doesn’t mean there’s no action. As a matter of fact, Google stock fell 11.4% since it reported earnings a little over two months ago. Considering the company’s giant size,…

Back Up the Truck on Google Stock? I’m a big believer in the power of products. Companies like Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) are able to drive monster gains in their stock prices because customers love what they offer. In other words, GOOG stock depends on successful products. We often…

How to Invest in Virtual Reality Virtual reality (VR) is perhaps the next big thing in the technology sector. The market for virtual and augmented reality devices is expected to grow more than tenfold over the next five years. According to advisory Digi-Capital, the market might account for…

This Could Be Alphabet Inc’s Next Target Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), which my friends prefer to call Google, has lost about 5.6% year-to-date. That’s quite a bit considering the entry price for admission to Google stock is in the range of $700.00 per share. But, while the company is…

This Could Be Huge for Google Stock Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock bears often complain about the company’s high stock price, but the truth is that Google stock is not that expensive. Given what the company is doing right now and what it could do next, the stock might…

Major Upside Ahead in Google Stock? At more than $700.00 per share, you might think Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock is a bit expensive. But a closer look at the company reveals that Google stock could offer much better value compared to most of its peers in the tech…

Think Google Stock Is Past Its Prime? Alphabet Inc (NASDQ:GOOG) is basically a dream asset to most investors. Google stock has skyrocketed not once...not twice...but three times. Can it happen again? You better believe it can. Just look at Google stock’s performance compared to other investments in the…

Don’t Believe the Bears on Google Stock For more than a decade, the company now known as Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), formerly Google, delivered spectacular returns to shareholders. Every so often, however, Google stock would take a slight dip. Sometimes it was because of subpar earnings; sometimes it was…

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A Closer Look at Google Stock Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) took a beating after the company’s first-quarter earnings came out last week. Google stock fell by six percent in just five days! Markets turned bearish on Google despite solid earnings growth and a great underlying business. I’ve seen the…

This Could Be Big for Google Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) just reported earnings and investors didn’t like what they heard from the search engine giant. GOOG stock was down about six percent pre-market on Friday on news that the company missed on its top and bottom lines. Google also…