Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,065.21, for a total value of $4,260,840.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,031 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,098,231.51. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

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

  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,072.64, for a total value of $4,290,560.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 6th, Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of Alphabet stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,002.86, for a total value of $4,011,440.00.
  • 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, 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.

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) traded up $3.75 during trading on Thursday, hitting $1,086.23. The company had a trading volume of 521,215 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,370,000. 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 12 month low of $783.16 and a 12 month high of $1,093.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $757,850.00, a PE ratio of 36.18 and a beta of 0.94.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The information services provider reported $9.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the 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 company had revenue of $27.77 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $27.17 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $9.06 earnings per share. Alphabet’s revenue was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on GOOG shares. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Vetr raised Alphabet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1,084.59 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $1,100.00 price objective on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Saturday, September 23rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and thirty-eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Alphabet currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $1,046.04.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GOOG. Burt Wealth Advisors boosted its position in Alphabet by 17.2% in the second quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 136 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Alphabet by 3.8% in the second quarter. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 137 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $124,000 after purchasing an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC boosted its position in Alphabet by 400.0% in the second quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 1,040 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $139,000 after purchasing an additional 832 shares during the last quarter. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. boosted its position in Alphabet by 4.5% in the second quarter. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. now owns 162 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $147,000 after purchasing an additional 7 shares during the last quarter. Finally, St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC boosted its position in Alphabet by 1,046.7% in the second quarter. St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC now owns 172 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $156,000 after purchasing an additional 157 shares during the last quarter. 34.63% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Alphabet

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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