Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 3/20/2017 – Alphabet was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $906.58 price target on the stock.
  • 3/20/2017 – Alphabet was downgraded by analysts at Pivotal Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $950.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $970.00.
  • 3/19/2017 – Alphabet had its “positive” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/13/2017 – Alphabet had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $1,040.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Hilliard Lyons. They now have a $865.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet is now covered by analysts at Mizuho. They set a “buy” rating and a $1,024.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Pacific Crest. They now have a $1,040.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $1,100.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/11/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $975.00.
  • 3/6/2017 – Alphabet was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $909.08 price target on the stock.
  • 3/6/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada.
  • 3/5/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $960.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/3/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Aegis. They now have a $1,011.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/3/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at William Blair.
  • 3/3/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $1,005.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/1/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $950.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/22/2017 – Alphabet had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush.
  • 2/16/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.
  • 2/15/2017 – Alphabet had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $700.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/14/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $1,025.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/9/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $960.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/1/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $990.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/31/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They now have a $935.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $925.00.
  • 1/31/2017 – Alphabet was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Alphabet is one of the leading providers of target-based advertisements on the web. The company's fourth quarter earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate but revenues beat the same. Year-to-date, the stock has outperformed the Zacks Internet-Services industry. Alphabet has shown good execution to date, more or less maintaining its dominant share in a competitive, fast-growing search market. Its focus on innovation, strategic acquisitions and Android OS should continue to generate strong cash flows. Its diversification strategy is also positive, but requires significant investment and involves uncertain payback periods, particularly since these efforts are at the cutting edge of technology. We also see growing competition and legal hassles that could intensify with Brexit. “
  • 1/31/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Argus. They now have a $950.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/31/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/30/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Nomura. They now have a $950.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/30/2017 – Alphabet had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $1,040.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/29/2017 – Alphabet had its price target lowered by analysts at Mizuho from $1,025.00 to $1,024.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/29/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a $1,020.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/28/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $1,001.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $990.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $1,100.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at Aegis from $980.00 to $1,011.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at Pivotal Research from $960.00 to $970.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its “positive” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at JMP Securities from $985.00 to $1,020.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at Pacific Crest from $1,030.00 to $1,040.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $1,090.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $1,080.00.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $950.00 to $1,000.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target lowered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $1,050.00 to $950.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its “top pick” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $1,000.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/27/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from $925.00 to $950.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – Alphabet had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $1,025.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/23/2017 – Alphabet was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $923.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Alphabet is one of the leading providers of target-based advertisements on the web. Year-to-date, the stock has outperformed the Zacks Internet-Services industry. Alphabet has shown good execution to date, more or less maintaining its dominant share in a competitive, fast-growing search market. Its focus on innovation, strategic acquisitions and Android OS should continue to generate strong cash flows. Its diversification strategy is also positive, but requires significant investment and involves uncertain payback periods, particularly since these efforts are at the cutting edge of technology. We also see growing competition and legal hassles that could intensify with Brexit. “
  • 1/23/2017 – Alphabet had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $1,024.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $1,025.00.
  • 1/23/2017 – Alphabet had its “conviction-buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a $970.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/20/2017 – Alphabet is now covered by analysts at Pacific Crest. They set an “overweight” rating and a $1,030.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/20/2017 – Alphabet had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $960.00 to $1,000.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) traded down 0.51% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $867.91. 1,542,199 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $600.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.13 and a beta of 0.98. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $844.45 and a 200-day moving average of $814.97. Alphabet Inc has a 12 month low of $672.66 and a 12 month high of $874.42.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 26th. The company reported $9.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $9.64 by $0.28. Alphabet had a net margin of 21.58% and a return on equity of 14.85%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $8.67 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Alphabet Inc will post $33.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Alphabet Inc is a holding company. The Company’s businesses include Google Inc (Google) and its Internet products, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo and X. The Company’s segments include Google and Other Bets. The Google segment includes its Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Google Cloud, Android, Chrome and Google Play, as well as its hardware initiatives.

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