Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Director Ann Mather sold 38 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,015.80, for a total transaction of $38,600.40. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 1,813 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,841,645.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Ann Mather also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Ann Mather sold 38 shares of Alphabet stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,017.21, for a total transaction of $38,653.98.
  • On Monday, October 2nd, Ann Mather sold 38 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $959.26, for a total transaction of $36,451.88.

Shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ GOOG) traded down $11.24 on Friday, hitting $1,010.17. 1,909,549 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,484,991. The company has a current ratio of 5.77, a quick ratio of 5.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. The stock has a market capitalization of $706,910.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.07 and a beta of 0.96. Alphabet Inc. has a twelve month low of $743.10 and a twelve month high of $1,062.38.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The information services provider reported $9.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $8.31 by $1.26. Alphabet had a net margin of 20.09% and a return on equity of 14.26%. The firm had revenue of $27.77 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.17 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $9.06 EPS. Alphabet’s quarterly revenue was up 23.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Perennial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Alphabet by 8.7% in the second quarter. Perennial Advisors LLC now owns 3,232 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $2,937,000 after acquiring an additional 260 shares during the period. Doyle Wealth Management lifted its holdings in Alphabet by 6.7% in the second quarter. Doyle Wealth Management now owns 3,182 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $2,891,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period. Northeast Investment Management lifted its holdings in Alphabet by 4.4% in the second quarter. Northeast Investment Management now owns 12,678 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $11,521,000 after acquiring an additional 537 shares during the period. Taurus Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Alphabet by 0.9% in the second quarter. Taurus Asset Management LLC now owns 25,960 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $23,591,000 after acquiring an additional 220 shares during the period. Finally, Carret Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Alphabet by 1.5% in the first quarter. Carret Asset Management LLC now owns 9,982 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at $8,281,000 after acquiring an additional 145 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 34.73% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms have weighed in on GOOG. SunTrust Banks began coverage on shares of Alphabet in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $1,100.00 price objective on the stock. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and set a $1,210.00 price objective (up previously from $1,170.00) on shares of Alphabet in a report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub cut shares of Alphabet from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $1,100.00 price objective on shares of Alphabet in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, JMP Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a report on Friday, October 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and thirty-nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $1,047.96.

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Alphabet Company Profile

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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