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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