In today’s session Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) registered an unusually high (603) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 call, expecting serious GOOGL increase. With 603 contracts traded and 11084 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: GOOGL161118C00825000 closed last at: $1.9 or 59.6% down. About 836,738 shares traded hands. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has risen 2.97% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.01% the S&P500.
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Ratings Coverage
Out of 39 analysts covering Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), 37 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 95% are positive. Google has been the topic of 80 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, February 2. Atlantic Securities upgraded the shares of GOOGL in a report on Wednesday, August 19 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Wednesday, June 8. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 29 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Maxim Group. The firm has “Buy” rating by Rosenblatt given on Friday, October 23. On Friday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. William Blair maintained Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) on Tuesday, September 1 with “Outperform” rating. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by Mizuho. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Alphabet Inc. is engaged in technology business. The Company provides web-based search, advertisements, maps, software applications, mobile operating systems, consumer content, enterprise solutions, commerce and hardware products through its subsidiaries. Alphabet Inc., formerly known as Google Inc., is headquartered in Mountain View, California.”
Alphabet Inc. is a holding company. The Firm holds interests in Google Inc. . The company has a market cap of $544.83 billion. The Company’s divisions include Google and Other Bets. It has a 29.41 P/E ratio. Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company.
GOOGL Company Profile
Alphabet Inc., incorporated on July 23, 2015, is a holding company. The Firm holds interests in Google Inc. (Google). The Company’s divisions include Google and Other Bets. Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company. The Company’s technical infrastructure and Virtual Reality are also included in Google segment. Google segment is engaged in advertising, sales of digital content, applications and cloud services, as well as sale of Google branded hardware. The Other Bets segment consists of various operating divisions and includes businesses, such as Access/Google Fiber, Calico, Nest, Verily, GV, Google Capital, X and other initiatives. Other Bets segment is engaged in the sale of Nest hardware products, Internet and television services through Google Fiber, and licensing and research and development (R&D) services through Verily. Google offers products, including Gmail, which is an e-mail service; Chrome, which is a browser, and Google Play, which allows access to movies, books, music and application on various devices. Google offers platforms, including Chrome OS and Android mobile operating system.
More notable recent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) news were published by: Profitconfidential.com which released: “GOOG Stock: New Report is Great News for Alphabet Inc” on November 05, 2016, also Profitconfidential.com with their article: “Alphabet Inc: This GOOG Stock Trend Line is all that Matters” published on November 04, 2016, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: Microsoft Corporation vs. Alphabet Inc.” on November 01, 2016. More interesting news about Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why You Shouldn’t Buy Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Stock Now” published on November 03, 2016 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Alphabet, Inc. Boosts Buybacks After Another Great Quarter” with publication date: October 28, 2016.
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