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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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Cash to Debt 14.45
GOOG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 13.38 vs. GOOG: 14.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GOOG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 1121.08 Max: 763014.7
Current: 14.45
6.95
763014.7
Equity to Asset 0.83
GOOG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. GOOG: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GOOG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.83
0.75
0.93
Interest Coverage 187.55
GOOG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 110.91 vs. GOOG: 187.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GOOG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 151.9  Med: 1139.33 Max: 9999.99
Current: 187.55
151.9
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 13.28
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
8.32%
34.24%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 25.97
GOOG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. GOOG: 25.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GOOG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.34  Med: 30.54 Max: 35.4
Current: 25.97
23.34
35.4
Net-margin (%) 21.85
GOOG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. GOOG: 21.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GOOG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.39  Med: 23.61 Max: 29.02
Current: 21.85
19.39
29.02
ROE (%) 14.23
GOOG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. GOOG: 14.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GOOG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.12  Med: 17.63 Max: 23.26
Current: 14.23
14.12
23.26
ROA (%) 11.94
GOOG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. GOOG: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GOOG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.82  Med: 14.87 Max: 21.41
Current: 11.94
11.82
21.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 70.01
GOOG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.49 vs. GOOG: 70.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GOOG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.35  Med: 119.13 Max: 197.13
Current: 70.01
73.35
197.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.70
GOOG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. GOOG: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.7  Med: 29.30 Max: 193.3
Current: 12.7
12.7
193.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
GOOG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GOOG: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.1  Med: 23.90 Max: 268.1
Current: 13.1
13.1
268.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
GOOG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GOOG: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.8  Med: 28.95 Max: 231.9
Current: 12
10.8
231.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

GOOG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Richard Snow 7,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 463,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 13,800 sh (+271.95%)
Charles de Vaulx 56,778 sh (+203.52%)
Jim Simons 413,521 sh (+107.44%)
Mason Hawkins 1,352,064 sh (+47.60%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,147,549 sh (+36.05%)
Wallace Weitz 124,403 sh (+16.87%)
Pioneer Investments 451,478 sh (+8.84%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 656,481 sh (+6.58%)
First Pacific Advisors 247,815 sh (+3.75%)
Mairs and Power 495 sh (+2.42%)
Dodge & Cox 3,257,582 sh (+1.52%)
Ron Baron 16,132 sh (+1.03%)
Ruane Cunniff 607,980 sh (+0.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 348,534 sh (+0.28%)
Chris Davis 1,766,776 sh (+0.07%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,208 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 220,618 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 250,000 sh (unchged)
David Winters 34,115 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,176 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 69,188 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Julian Robertson 40,705 sh (-0.01%)
Tom Gayner 12,531 sh (-0.03%)
Tweedy Browne 140,471 sh (-0.04%)
Mario Cibelli 2,806 sh (-0.06%)
First Eagle Investment 348,132 sh (-0.10%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,687,665 sh (-0.18%)
Tom Russo 1,168 sh (-0.27%)
Ken Fisher 556,105 sh (-3.41%)
David Rolfe 176,114 sh (-4.99%)
Murray Stahl 38,908 sh (-6.01%)
Lee Ainslie 621,569 sh (-12.12%)
David Tepper 349,055 sh (-14.67%)
Mario Gabelli 12,526 sh (-14.91%)
RS Investment Management 17,261 sh (-31.24%)
Frank Sands 1,110,451 sh (-36.39%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,000 sh (-48.86%)
Robert Karr 52,956 sh (-64.95%)
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Q3 2015

GOOG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 7,851 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 3,000 sh (New)
Bill Nygren 210,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 212,554 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 31,000 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,676 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 63,900 sh (+363.04%)
RS Investment Management 38,055 sh (+120.47%)
Ron Baron 32,257 sh (+99.96%)
Jeremy Grantham 695,182 sh (+99.46%)
Julian Robertson 66,605 sh (+63.63%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 22,741 sh (+45.38%)
Lee Ainslie 742,641 sh (+19.48%)
Mario Gabelli 14,867 sh (+18.69%)
Wallace Weitz 128,562 sh (+3.34%)
Mairs and Power 505 sh (+2.02%)
Dodge & Cox 3,308,209 sh (+1.55%)
First Pacific Advisors 250,041 sh (+0.90%)
Steven Romick 220,881 sh (+0.12%)
Mohnish Pabrai 69,188 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,531 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 83,000 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,176 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,208 sh (unchged)
David Winters 34,115 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 435,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Karr 52,956 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 56,778 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 140,376 sh (-0.07%)
First Eagle Investment 343,351 sh (-1.37%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,121,683 sh (-2.25%)
Ruane Cunniff 585,310 sh (-3.73%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 625,975 sh (-4.65%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,542,703 sh (-5.39%)
Tom Russo 1,105 sh (-5.39%)
Mason Hawkins 1,273,676 sh (-5.80%)
Ken Fisher 523,585 sh (-5.85%)
Frank Sands 1,029,182 sh (-7.32%)
Murray Stahl 34,419 sh (-11.54%)
Chris Davis 1,483,850 sh (-16.01%)
Mario Cibelli 2,300 sh (-18.03%)
Jim Simons 282,060 sh (-31.79%)
David Rolfe 110,348 sh (-37.34%)
David Tepper 186,650 sh (-46.53%)
Richard Snow 3,519 sh (-49.73%)
Eric Mindich 60,400 sh (-86.95%)
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Q4 2015

GOOG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Caxton Associates 9,500 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 412,616 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 499,584 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 127,700 sh (+311.94%)
David Tepper 536,150 sh (+187.25%)
Bill Nygren 524,000 sh (+149.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,035,743 sh (+48.99%)
Tom Russo 1,480 sh (+33.94%)
Tom Gayner 16,031 sh (+27.93%)
Julian Robertson 68,865 sh (+3.39%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,146,435 sh (+2.21%)
Ron Baron 32,828 sh (+1.77%)
First Pacific Advisors 252,863 sh (+1.13%)
Eric Mindich 200,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 505 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,300 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 69,188 sh (unchged)
Robert Karr 52,956 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 220,881 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 3,519 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 83,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,208 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 56,778 sh (unchged)
Jerome Dodson Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 140,056 sh (-0.23%)
Ruane Cunniff 581,428 sh (-0.66%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,654 sh (-0.82%)
Dodge & Cox 3,278,856 sh (-0.89%)
RS Investment Management 37,718 sh (-0.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,519,189 sh (-0.92%)
Ken Fisher 503,359 sh (-3.86%)
Mason Hawkins 1,210,046 sh (-5.00%)
Chris Davis 1,397,109 sh (-5.85%)
Murray Stahl 32,197 sh (-6.46%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 552,747 sh (-11.70%)
Frank Sands 901,625 sh (-12.39%)
John Burbank 185,630 sh (-12.67%)
Wallace Weitz 107,352 sh (-16.50%)
Steven Cohen 47,500 sh (-25.67%)
David Winters 25,328 sh (-25.76%)
Wintergreen Fund 21,389 sh (-29.12%)
First Eagle Investment 228,826 sh (-33.36%)
David Rolfe 68,508 sh (-37.92%)
Lee Ainslie 411,322 sh (-44.61%)
Zeke Ashton 1,500 sh (-50.00%)
Jim Simons 25,957 sh (-90.80%)
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Q1 2016

GOOG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jana Partners 633,956 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 195,500 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 15,395 sh (New)
Jim Simons 164,498 sh (+533.73%)
Steve Mandel 778,888 sh (+88.77%)
Caxton Associates 14,000 sh (+47.37%)
Tom Gayner 23,031 sh (+43.67%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,753 sh (+41.41%)
First Eagle Investment 259,929 sh (+13.59%)
David Tepper 600,550 sh (+12.01%)
Tom Russo 1,646 sh (+11.22%)
Frank Sands 983,664 sh (+9.10%)
Pioneer Investments 536,303 sh (+7.35%)
First Pacific Advisors 255,596 sh (+1.08%)
Steven Romick 220,881 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 524,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,208 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 69,188 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,300 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 83,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 2,518,227 sh (-0.04%)
Tweedy Browne 139,971 sh (-0.06%)
Chris Davis 1,378,116 sh (-1.36%)
Dodge & Cox 3,213,014 sh (-2.01%)
Wallace Weitz 104,914 sh (-2.27%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 22,041 sh (-3.08%)
Mairs and Power 480 sh (-4.95%)
Ken Fisher 476,265 sh (-5.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 975,124 sh (-5.85%)
Wintergreen Fund 20,003 sh (-6.48%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,056,384 sh (-7.85%)
Charles de Vaulx 51,864 sh (-8.65%)
Ron Baron 28,628 sh (-12.79%)
Mason Hawkins 1,038,046 sh (-14.21%)
Ruane Cunniff 479,665 sh (-17.50%)
David Winters 20,003 sh (-21.02%)
Lee Ainslie 320,498 sh (-22.08%)
David Rolfe 53,196 sh (-22.35%)
RS Investment Management 27,861 sh (-26.13%)
Steven Cohen 34,000 sh (-28.42%)
Robert Karr 36,456 sh (-31.16%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 301,698 sh (-45.42%)
Julian Robertson 36,389 sh (-47.16%)
Ken Heebner 67,000 sh (-47.53%)
Murray Stahl 15,756 sh (-51.06%)
John Burbank 53,524 sh (-71.17%)
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Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Alphabet Inc through its subsidiary Google Inc is engaged in improving the ways people connect with information & products including Search, Android, YouTube, Apps, Maps & Ads. It also produces internet-connected home devices & provides internet services.

Alphabet Inc was incorporated in California on September 4, 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003 as Google Inc. The Company changed its name from Google Inc to Alphabet Inc on October 5, 2015; and created a new entity named Google Inc which became the wholly owned direct subsidiary of Alphabet Inc the new public holding company. The Company operates through subsidiaries including Google Inc which is engaged in improving the ways people connect with information. The Google Inc products include Search, Android, YouTube, Apps, Maps and Ads. The Company's Search technologies sort through an ever-growing amount of information to deliver relevant and useful search results in response to user queries. It integrates features into its search service and offers specialized search services to help users tailor their searches. In addition, the Company provides its search technology for use within enterprises through the Google Search Appliance, on their public-facing sites with Google Site Search, and Google Commerce Search. The Company's Android a mobile operating system based on the Linux kernel, designed for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions. Google TV is a platform that enables the consumers the power to experience television and the Internet on a single screen with the ability to search and find the content one wants to watch. The Google TV platform is based on the Android operating system. The Company's YouTube product allows people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. Through Google Apps, which includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar, and Google Sites, among other features, the Company provides hosted, web-based applications that people can use on any device with a browser and an Internet connection. The Company also provides versions of its Google Maps Application Programming Interface (API) for businesses, as well as Google Earth Enterprise (a behind-the-company-firewall software solution for imagery and data visualization). Google AdWords is an auction-based advertising program that enables performance advertisers to place text-based and display ads on Google websites and Google Network Member's websites. Google AdSense refers to the online programs through which the Company distributes its advertisers' AdWords ads for display on Google Network Members' websites. Google's enterprise products provide Google technology for business settings. The Company also operates other business through its other subsidiaries including Calico an Anti-aging research & development company; Nest producing internet-connected home devices; Fiber providing high speed internet serv

Guru Investment Theses on Alphabet Inc

GAMCO Investors Comments on Google Inc. - Dec 22, 2015

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)(2.8%) (GOOG – $608.42 – NASDAQ) is widely recognized as the world’s leading Internet search engine. Google’s stated mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google generates revenue by providing advertisers with the opportunity to deliver measurable, cost effective online advertising that is relevant to the information displayed on any given webpage. This makes the advertising useful to consumers as well as to the advertiser placing it. We believe this highly innovative and fast growing company is uniquely positioned to create new market opportunities while maintaining its lead in online search. Beginning October, 2015, Google will be known as Alphabet as part of a corporate restructuring.





From the Gabelli Dividend Growth Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Google Inc. - Nov 13, 2015

We think a phenomenon some investors refer to as “pattern recognition” is responsible for the strong performance of the shares of Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)(up 17%) in the third quarter. The company announced a change in the corporate structure and the creation of a “holdco,” appropriately named Alphabet, which would hold Google’s core search engine business and separate out its newer, less mature endeavors such as Google Fiber, Artificial Intelligence, Calico (Google’s foray into longevity), and others. Google veteran Sundar Pichai will become the CEO of Google, Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet, allowing Google’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to spend more time on Alphabet’s other businesses. We continue to believe that Google is one of the most innovative companies on Earth, with a powerful business model that benefits from the network effect, and the greatest collection of human talent in any one place in the world. Data is becoming increasingly more important and they own more data than any other company we know. We think the value of that data and its monetization opportunities will become more apparent over time.



From Baron Funds' Fifth Avenue Growth Fund 3rd quarter 2015 commentary.



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GAMCO Investors Comments on Google Inc. - Oct 19, 2015

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)(4.4%) (GOOG – $608.42 – NASDAQ, GOOGL – $638.37 – NASDAQ) is widely recognized as the world’s leading Internet search engine. Google’s stated mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google generates revenue by providing advertisers with the opportunity to deliver measurable, cost effective online advertising that is relevant to the information displayed on any given webpage. This makes the advertising useful to consumers as well as to the advertiser placing it. We believe this highly innovative and fast growing company is uniquely positioned to create new market opportunities while maintaining its lead in online search. Beginning October, 2015, Google will be known as Alphabet as part of a corporate restructuring.





From GAMCO's Growth Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Google Inc. - Aug 24, 2015

Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s shares declined 3.9% during the quarter for no particular reason, in our view. Investors seem to be getting concerned that search is becoming a mature business and perhaps is nearing saturation (at least the desktop part of it). While this is something we are paying close attention to, it is not central to our investment thesis on the company. We believe Google is probably the most innovative company we know, with the best business model and the greatest collection of talent in any one place in the world. Data is becoming increasingly more important and they own more than any other company we know. We think they will find ways to monetize that over time.





From Baron Funds' second quarter 2015 commentary.



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P/E(ttm) 29.27
GOOG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.24 vs. GOOG: 29.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GOOG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.51  Med: 29.71 Max: 94.59
Current: 29.27
16.51
94.59
Forward P/E 20.58
GOOG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. GOOG: 20.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.27
GOOG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. GOOG: 29.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GOOG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.52  Med: 28.76 Max: 94.1
Current: 29.27
16.52
94.1
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 33.70
GOOG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.67 vs. GOOG: 33.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GOOG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.18  Med: 24.89 Max: 39.6
Current: 33.7
16.18
39.6
P/B 3.86
GOOG's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. GOOG: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GOOG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 4.14 Max: 14.63
Current: 3.86
2.85
14.63
P/S 6.19
GOOG's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GOOG: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GOOG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 6.52 Max: 23.25
Current: 6.19
3.98
23.25
PFCF 27.52
GOOG's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.92 vs. GOOG: 27.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GOOG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.5  Med: 28.71 Max: 102.06
Current: 27.52
14.5
102.06
POCF 17.91
GOOG's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. GOOG: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GOOG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.22  Med: 18.25 Max: 68.54
Current: 17.91
11.22
68.54
EV-to-EBIT 20.08
GOOG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. GOOG: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GOOG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 18.50 Max: 65.8
Current: 20.08
10.6
65.8
EV-to-EBITDA 15.94
GOOG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. GOOG: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GOOG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 14.85 Max: 57.6
Current: 15.94
9.1
57.6
PEG 2.05
GOOG's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. GOOG: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GOOG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.05
0.21
2.51
Shiller P/E 47.80
GOOG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 40.66 vs. GOOG: 47.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GOOG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.4  Med: 51.51 Max: 62.4
Current: 47.8
42.4
62.4
Current Ratio 5.14
GOOG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GOOG: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GOOG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.04 Max: 14.97
Current: 5.14
3.5
14.97
Quick Ratio 5.14
GOOG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. GOOG: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GOOG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.04 Max: 14.97
Current: 5.14
3.5
14.97
Days Sales Outstanding 50.63
GOOG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 51.29 vs. GOOG: 50.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GOOG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.25  Med: 52.08 Max: 57.36
Current: 50.63
44.25
57.36
Days Payable 20.66
GOOG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 57.85 vs. GOOG: 20.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GOOG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.54  Med: 17.58 Max: 35.59
Current: 20.66
7.54
35.59

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 9.72
GOOG's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
52% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. GOOG: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GOOG' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 10.32 Max: 34.16
Current: 9.72
5.89
34.16
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.37
GOOG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GOOG: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GOOG' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 7.46 Max: 26.43
Current: 7.37
4.66
26.43
Price/Tangible Book 4.59
GOOG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. GOOG: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GOOG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 5.21 Max: 21.98
Current: 4.59
3.6
21.98
Price/Projected FCF 1.73
GOOG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. GOOG: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GOOG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.73
1.21
2.68
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.03
GOOG's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
54% of the 13 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. GOOG: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
GOOG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. GOOG: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GOOG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.00 Max: 3
Current: 0.95
0.68
3
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.17
GOOG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. GOOG: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GOOG' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.43
Current: 2.17
0.7
2.43
Price/Graham Number 2.44
GOOG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. GOOG: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GOOG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 2.58 Max: 10.57
Current: 2.44
1.68
10.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.00
GOOG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GOOG: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GOOG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.40 Max: 9.5
Current: 5
1.5
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.29
GOOG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. GOOG: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GOOG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16  Med: 27.20 Max: 80.8
Current: 16.29
16
80.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $77,988
EPS (TTM) $ 23.75
Short Percentage of Float0.33%
52-Week Range $515.18 - 789.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)686.56

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 78,911 90,888 109,541
EPS ($) 33.54 39.40 44.50
EPS w/o NRI ($) 33.54 39.40 44.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.83%
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