Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Google owner Alphabet heads higher as Credit Suisse hikes price target

Google Inc 36.67% to Target, Credit Suisse Reconfirms Buy Rating for Alphabet (GOOGL) Stock; Boca Resorts (RST)'s Sentiment
Nellie Chapman | 13 October, 2017, 11:04

(GOOGL). Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 29 by Goldman Sachs. 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. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

In an analyst report issued on 11 October, Credit Suisse maintained their Outperform rating on Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) shares. July 25 investment analysts at Bank of America held the company rating at "Buy" and lowered the price expectation from $580.00 to $1.00. Aegis reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $1,090.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirty-nine have issued a buy rating on the company. William Blair maintained Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) on Tuesday, September 1 with "Outperform" rating.

Interest in Alphabet Inc. Alphabet Inc. has a 52-week low of $743.59 and a 52-week high of $1,008.61. The stock is trading at $989.25 a bit higher than $938.42, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $922.72. The stock of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. This translates into $5.79B profit for GOOGL giving the stock a 29.82 P/E. Alphabet had a net margin of 19.49% and a return on equity of 13.66%. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 20 by Pivotal Research. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $8.42 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Alphabet will post $30.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business.

Ltd says it bought 950 shares in the previous quarter increasing its exposure to Alphabet Inc.by 1.0%. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 127 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the period.

Blue Fin Capital, Inc. divested its position by selling 25 shares a decrease of 1.7%. Delta Asset Management LLC TN now owns 136 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 2 shares during the period. As of quarter end Quantres Asset Management Ltd had disposed of 100 shares trimming its position 10.0%. Inc. now owns 152 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $129,000 after purchasing an additional 56 shares during the period. Bath Savings Trust Co now owns 7,529 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $7,332,000 after acquiring an additional 635 shares in the last quarter. The value of the investment in Alphabet Inc. decreased from $909,000 to $863,000 a change of $46,000 quarter over quarter. Hartford Investment Management Co. now owns 79,529 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $65,974,000 after acquiring an additional 4,602 shares during the period.

Alphabet Inc is a holding company. The Company's businesses include Google Inc. and its Internet products, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo and X. The company has market cap of $691.09 billion.