Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,002.86, for a total value of $4,011,440.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,178 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,181,369.08. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Sundar Pichai also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 15th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,020.69, for a total value of $4,082,760.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 20th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $924.36, for a total value of $3,697,440.00.
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,018.97, for a total value of $4,075,880.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 18th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $993.58, for a total value of $3,974,320.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 4th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $958.40, for a total value of $3,833,600.00.

Shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ GOOG) traded up $6.47 on Wednesday, reaching $1,005.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,067,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,489,281. The company has a market cap of $693,883.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.43 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 5.77 and a quick ratio of 5.73. Alphabet Inc has a 52-week low of $755.80 and a 52-week high of $1,062.38.

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

GOOG has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Vetr lowered Alphabet from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1,033.60 price target on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. UBS restated a “buy” rating and set a $1,080.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday, September 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and thirty-nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Alphabet currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $1,047.96.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of GOOG. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC raised its stake in Alphabet by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 253 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $230,000 after buying an additional 1 shares during the period. Capital Advantage Inc. raised its stake in Alphabet by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Capital Advantage Inc. now owns 273 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $248,000 after buying an additional 1 shares during the period. Foster & Motley Inc. raised its stake in Alphabet by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Foster & Motley Inc. now owns 265 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 2 shares during the period. Gradient Investments LLC raised its stake in Alphabet by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 506 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $460,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. Finally, Saratoga Research & Investment Management raised its stake in Alphabet by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Saratoga Research & Investment Management now owns 257 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 34.74% of the company’s stock.

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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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