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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 13.34
GOOGL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. GOOGL: 13.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 6.95  Med: 9999.00 Max: 763014.7
Current: 13.34
6.95
763014.7
Equity to Asset 0.81
GOOGL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. GOOGL: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.81
0.75
0.93
Interest Coverage 163.33
GOOGL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3476.00 vs. GOOGL: 163.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 12.24  Med: 2337.90 Max: 9999.99
Current: 163.33
12.24
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 12.38
M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
9.51%
31.16%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 24.99
GOOGL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. GOOGL: 24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -77.12  Med: 30.43 Max: 42.43
Current: 24.99
-77.12
42.43
Net-margin (%) 21.67
GOOGL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GOOGL: 21.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -76.88  Med: 21.88 Max: 29.02
Current: 21.67
-76.88
29.02
ROE (%) 14.02
GOOGL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GOOGL: 14.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.06  Med: 20.92 Max: 114.58
Current: 14.02
15.06
114.58
ROA (%) 11.59
GOOGL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. GOOGL: 11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 11.93  Med: 18.15 Max: 69.47
Current: 11.59
11.93
69.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 72.45
GOOGL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. GOOGL: 72.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 80.42  Med: 142.25 Max: 688.32
Current: 72.45
80.42
688.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.30
GOOGL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GOOGL: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 18.3  Med: 42.80 Max: 194.1
Current: 18.3
18.3
194.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.30
GOOGL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GOOGL: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 14.3  Med: 26.80 Max: 264.3
Current: 14.3
14.3
264.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
GOOGL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GOOGL: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 10.8  Med: 30.80 Max: 231.7
Current: 10.8
10.8
231.7
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Q3 2014

GOOGL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 923,500 sh (New)
George Soros 17,142 sh (New)
Jim Simons 24,248 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,495 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 3,989 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,460 sh (+192.13%)
Bill Nygren 583,000 sh (+69.48%)
Steven Cohen 82,000 sh (+51.01%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,046,891 sh (+24.06%)
Bill Frels 618 sh (+17.27%)
David Rolfe 240,656 sh (+9.02%)
Mariko Gordon 1,357 sh (+9.00%)
Ken Fisher 764,852 sh (+2.59%)
Dodge & Cox 1,294,055 sh (+2.45%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 355,812 sh (+2.27%)
First Eagle Investment 345,235 sh (+1.98%)
Ron Baron 13,490 sh (+1.79%)
Charles de Vaulx 18,610 sh (+1.52%)
First Pacific Advisors 232,656 sh (+0.92%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,575,522 sh (+0.08%)
Frank Sands 2,390,441 sh (+0.02%)
Robert Karr 85,964 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 53,650 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,500 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 442,259 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,094 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 15,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 215,700 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 405,656 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,800 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 140,837 sh (-0.16%)
Ruane Cunniff 588,466 sh (-0.26%)
Chris Davis 1,965,557 sh (-0.46%)
Murray Stahl 37,639 sh (-1.97%)
Mario Gabelli 10,122 sh (-3.30%)
John Burbank 136,790 sh (-4.68%)
David Winters 34,023 sh (-6.87%)
Tom Russo 884 sh (-13.84%)
Julian Robertson 24,696 sh (-24.93%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 166,810 sh (-35.75%)
Caxton Associates 3,500 sh (-57.98%)
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Q4 2014

GOOGL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 133,190 sh (New)
Jeff Auxier 515 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,711 sh (+41.23%)
Tom Russo 1,209 sh (+36.76%)
David Rolfe 311,757 sh (+29.54%)
Bill Nygren 718,000 sh (+23.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,190,408 sh (+7.01%)
Pioneer Investments 433,102 sh (+6.77%)
Ken Fisher 794,273 sh (+3.85%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,638,920 sh (+2.46%)
Steven Romick 220,014 sh (+2.00%)
First Pacific Advisors 236,946 sh (+1.84%)
Dodge & Cox 1,301,073 sh (+0.54%)
Charles de Vaulx 18,655 sh (+0.24%)
First Eagle Investment 345,724 sh (+0.14%)
Julian Robertson 24,696 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 55,500 sh (unchged)
Robert Karr 85,964 sh (unchged)
David Winters 34,023 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 53,650 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,094 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 12,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,800 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 140,487 sh (-0.25%)
Ruane Cunniff 585,805 sh (-0.45%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 352,992 sh (-0.79%)
Murray Stahl 37,202 sh (-1.16%)
Frank Sands 2,353,392 sh (-1.55%)
Frank Sands 2,353,392 sh (-1.55%)
Ron Baron 13,277 sh (-1.58%)
Chris Davis 1,884,926 sh (-4.10%)
Mario Gabelli 9,148 sh (-9.62%)
Bill Frels 528 sh (-14.56%)
David Tepper 369,687 sh (-16.41%)
Andreas Halvorsen 742,461 sh (-19.60%)
Ray Dalio 2,890 sh (-27.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,796 sh (-28.02%)
Jim Simons 12,548 sh (-48.25%)
John Burbank 13,084 sh (-90.43%)
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Q1 2015

GOOGL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 73,500 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 85,665 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 417,469 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 330,060 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,672 sh (+2053.23%)
Ray Dalio 11,790 sh (+307.96%)
Louis Moore Bacon 28,750 sh (+272.84%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,638,449 sh (+120.68%)
Jim Simons 23,900 sh (+90.47%)
First Eagle Investment 634,836 sh (+83.63%)
Pioneer Investments 551,279 sh (+27.29%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 433,084 sh (+22.69%)
RS Investment Management 158,830 sh (+19.25%)
Mario Gabelli 10,002 sh (+9.34%)
David Rolfe 338,605 sh (+8.61%)
Bill Nygren 762,000 sh (+6.13%)
Ken Fisher 822,275 sh (+3.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,249,847 sh (+2.71%)
Tom Russo 1,233 sh (+1.99%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,691,463 sh (+1.99%)
First Pacific Advisors 238,097 sh (+0.49%)
Tom Gayner 12,500 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,094 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 53,650 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 18,655 sh (unchged)
David Winters 34,023 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 515 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 24,696 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 220,014 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,800 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 20,000 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 140,140 sh (-0.25%)
Dodge & Cox 1,296,823 sh (-0.33%)
Ruane Cunniff 581,618 sh (-0.71%)
Murray Stahl 36,770 sh (-1.16%)
Ron Baron 12,835 sh (-3.33%)
Frank Sands 2,235,723 sh (-5.00%)
Chris Davis 1,763,330 sh (-6.45%)
David Tepper 342,437 sh (-7.37%)
Bill Frels 482 sh (-8.71%)
John Burbank 3,427 sh (-73.81%)
Robert Karr 3,964 sh (-95.39%)
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Q2 2015

GOOGL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Leon Cooperman 213,659 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 303,800 sh (+313.33%)
Jim Simons 54,700 sh (+128.87%)
Ray Dalio 21,190 sh (+79.73%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,736,152 sh (+67.00%)
Ron Baron 21,040 sh (+63.93%)
Larry Robbins 532,568 sh (+61.35%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 627,569 sh (+44.91%)
John Burbank 4,515 sh (+31.75%)
David Rolfe 432,845 sh (+27.83%)
David Rolfe 432,845 sh (+27.83%)
Louis Moore Bacon 34,000 sh (+18.26%)
Diamond Hill Capital 485,384 sh (+16.27%)
RS Investment Management 183,894 sh (+15.78%)
RS Investment Management 183,894 sh (+15.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,804 sh (+10.68%)
Bill Nygren 812,000 sh (+6.56%)
Ken Fisher 866,577 sh (+5.39%)
Bill Frels 493 sh (+2.28%)
Pioneer Investments 563,702 sh (+2.25%)
First Eagle Investment 645,425 sh (+1.67%)
First Pacific Advisors 240,359 sh (+0.95%)
Tom Gayner 12,500 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 76,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 2,800 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 30,094 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 1,233 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 53,650 sh (unchged)
David Winters 34,023 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 515 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 220,014 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 18,655 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 140,120 sh (-0.01%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,690,489 sh (-0.04%)
Dodge & Cox 1,294,066 sh (-0.21%)
Ruane Cunniff 579,029 sh (-0.45%)
Mario Gabelli 9,887 sh (-1.15%)
Murray Stahl 35,118 sh (-4.49%)
Frank Sands 2,134,139 sh (-4.54%)
Chris Davis 1,679,386 sh (-4.76%)
NWQ Managers 77,442 sh (-9.60%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,660,147 sh (-26.21%)
Robert Karr 2,607 sh (-34.23%)
Julian Robertson 15,796 sh (-36.04%)
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Sequoia Fund Comments on Google - Aug 28, 2015

Chase Sheridan:



Great question. When people ask me about risks to Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), hubris is one of the primary risks that it faces because the core business is so good. Management is investing really, really heavily in being the aggressor in a lot of areas — the opposite of a milker. Some people milk their businesses. Google is putting the milk back in the cow. With its capital allocation strategy, I will start by looking backwards and saying I thought that Google overpaid for YouTube at the time. I thought that Google overpaid for DoubleClick at the time. Looking back, those were both great acquisitions. I would certainly advise Google to do them again.



Android was a very insightful acquisition. The acquisition and development of Android were spearheaded by Larry Page, who was very involved in the project. Android has become an enormous asset for the company. I will say that second guessing Larry Page has proven to be a humbling experience. Management is extremely farsighted when it comes to the direction that technology is moving. That said, I think the reason we did not put on a bigger position in Google at the time we bought it was that we perceived — I think a lot of investors perceived correctly — that shareholders are not first in line when it comes to the buffet of cash flow that Google produces. Larry Page has very large ambitions and the joke around here is Google generates more cash than its managers know what to do with, and the fear is that Larry Page is going to use it to colonize Mars. I think Google will start paying a dividend ten years after Larry Page’s death. I do not want to second-guess management, but I really cannot handicap very well what the company’s investments now are going to look like in ten years.



I will say this: A lot of the products that get a lot of press are really not material to Google’s overall results. If you look at Google Fiber, if you look at Google’s recent moves in the wireless industry, these are points of leverage that Google is finding to pressure the rest of the ecosystem to invest, to improve access to the Internet for all users, which ultimately benefits Google. It does not require very much money and Google is actually getting responses from folks like AT&T speeding up fiber access. So I do not think that these projects that we are reading about like driverless cars — they are interesting, but I do not think that the resources that they consume are significant in the context of Google’s overall earnings power. When I look over the next five years, I think that Google could create $100 billion of profits. So I am going to give management the benefit of the doubt for now. But it is a good question and I do not have a great answer for it.



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Question:



Could you please share your point of view about margins at Google and stock options?



Chase Sheridan:



Net margins at Google have been declining rather rapidly as the company has expanded into non-search businesses. Search is such a high margin business that nothing is going to compare. But in addition to the display business and other businesses that Google is currently monetizing, management is planting a lot of seeds elsewhere. So the margins have come down over time. If you are looking solely at the growth of net income or EPS — let’s go to the EPS line — if you are looking solely at EPS growth, it does not look that compelling. That is because Google is being penalized for an enormous amount of growth investing.



However, Google trades at a very modest premium to the S&P. If you look at its enterprise value to net operating profit after taxes, which is a way that you would look at it to give the company credit for the $60 billion of cash on the balance sheet and some intangible amortization, it is about 19 times forward looking, 2015, ballpark. The S&P is in the 17 − 18 range for its forward P/E. Meanwhile Google grew at 18.9% last year and the S&P in aggregate grew about 4.2%. So if you are taking a long view, you do have to have some faith that some of Google’s investments that are not currently benefiting the EPS line are going to work out. It does not have to be a lot of them but Google is planting a lot of seeds in a lot of places.



With regard to stock options, Google has a policy of compensating its employees very well. I think the intention is to try to create a place for the very best talent in the world to congregate and to avoid becoming a big stale company. I would say Google is on its way. The goal seems to be to create in the twenty-first century what Bell Labs and Xerox PARC were in the twentieth. Stock options are a part of that. They are expensed so it is already included in the math. The grants are very generous, but Google does get outstanding talent.



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Question:



Two questions, one on Google. Maybe some more commentary on how you think the transition to mobile is going. I know that is a tricky question, but some thoughts on that. Then on Perrigo, any comment on the current Mylan offer/bid, and whether or not that company ultimately will remain independent now that it is technically in play.



Chase Sheridan: I took a peek at Google’s market shares and how they have changed over the last twelve months. Google’s market share in mobile browsers, Chrome and Android combined, went from 37% to 48%. The company’s market share in mobile search went from 91% to 92% globally. And the market share of the mobile operating system, which is the Android OS in all of its forms, from 37% to 52%. It is worth pointing out that Google’s share in mobile search is actually quite a bit higher than its market share in desktop search. The transition to mobile is fraught with all kinds of potential pitfalls, but Google was very early in emphasizing mobile with Android.



The worry for a lot of Google followers is that people tend to spend a lot of their time in apps on mobile devices; so the worry is that as apps predominate in terms of taking users eyeballs away, mobile search use may decline. As it turns out, people still do a lot of searching on their mobile phones through the browser, which is how Google makes the bulk of its mobile money. But it also has a pretty robust display business, and the company is doing what it can to maximize its presence there. I am going to pull a number from memory, but I believe that Google has something like 37% of all mobile advertising. It has a tremendously strong position. In terms of just the advertising technology stack that Google owns, there is nobody who comes close. That is sort of an unholy mess, but it is consolidating and it is consolidating into a couple of large platforms. Google will own one of them. Facebook will own one of them, and then we will see what else shakes out. But Google has a tremendously strong position in mobile. The company has navigated that transition better than I would have expected. Google saw it coming before most of us did.



From Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb Investor Day 2015 Transcript Part II - Sequoia Fund.



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Baron Funds Comments on Google Inc. - Aug 19, 2015

We reinvested in Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), the world’s leading search provider; the owner of YouTube, the world’s leading Internet video service; and the provider of Android, the world’s most popular mobile operating system. We believe that Google will be more successful with its mobile transition (like Facebook before it) than the naysayers believe, that YouTube has significant monetization potential, and that Google possesses the assets and relationships to make it a major player in people-based digital advertising.





From Baron Funds’ second quarter 2015 commentary.





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Chris Davis Comments on Google - Jun 24, 2014

Google (GOOGL), an example of a market leader in the Portfolio, globally dominates the business of online search with a market share of more than 65%. We consider Google a new generation media company with a business model that is exceptionally well positioned to capitalize on the continuing transition from traditional print and television media to Internet-based content and advertising. With advertising representing about 95% of its revenue, Google is one of the largest advertising companies in the world. Financially strong, Google is a cash flow machine with no net debt and ample liquidity provided by its substantial cash balances.



From Chris Davis' Davis New York Venture Fund First Quarter 2014 Update.



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P/E(ttm) 31.20
GOOGL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.80 vs. GOOGL: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.9  Med: 29.37 Max: 261.4
Current: 31.2
16.9
261.4
Forward P/E 19.84
GOOGL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.58 vs. GOOGL: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.00
GOOGL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.30 vs. GOOGL: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.58  Med: 28.41 Max: 265.03
Current: 33
17.58
265.03
P/B 4.05
GOOGL's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. GOOGL: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.85  Med: 4.26 Max: 21.54
Current: 4.05
2.85
21.54
P/S 6.53
GOOGL's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. GOOGL: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.51  Med: 6.77 Max: 23.79
Current: 6.53
4.51
23.79
PFCF 31.25
GOOGL's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.14 vs. GOOGL: 31.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.34  Med: 30.06 Max: 99.9
Current: 31.25
15.34
99.9
POCF 17.52
GOOGL's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. GOOGL: 17.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 12.37  Med: 18.96 Max: 57.78
Current: 17.52
12.37
57.78
EV-to-EBIT 21.48
GOOGL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. GOOGL: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.1  Med: 20.00 Max: 86.9
Current: 21.48
11.1
86.9
PEG 1.72
GOOGL's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GOOGL: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.72
0.25
2.16
Shiller P/E 38.13
GOOGL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 33.81 vs. GOOGL: 38.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 26.21  Med: 35.88 Max: 59.33
Current: 38.13
26.21
59.33
Current Ratio 4.85
GOOGL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GOOGL: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.29 Max: 14.97
Current: 4.85
3.5
14.97
Quick Ratio 4.85
GOOGL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GOOGL: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.29 Max: 14.97
Current: 4.85
3.5
14.97
Days Inventory 2.08
GOOGL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. GOOGL: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 3.91 Max: 6.57
Current: 2.08
0.48
6.57
Days Sales Outstanding 49.26
GOOGL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 49.85 vs. GOOGL: 49.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 35.69  Med: 49.05 Max: 57.36
Current: 49.26
35.69
57.36

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 10.58
GOOGL's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
54% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. GOOGL: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.89  Med: 10.09 Max: 34.16
Current: 10.58
5.89
34.16
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.92
GOOGL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. GOOGL: 7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.66  Med: 7.26 Max: 26.43
Current: 7.92
4.66
26.43
Price/Tangible Book 4.92
GOOGL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. GOOGL: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 5.22 Max: 21.97
Current: 4.92
3.6
21.97
Price/Projected FCF 1.77
GOOGL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. GOOGL: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.77
1.21
2.77
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.16
GOOGL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
64% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GOOGL: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
GOOGL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. GOOGL: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.97
0.69
2.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.04
GOOGL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. GOOGL: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.7
Current: 2.04
0.77
1.7
Price/Graham Number 2.63
GOOGL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GOOGL: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.67  Med: 2.55 Max: 10.83
Current: 2.63
1.67
10.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
GOOGL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GOOGL: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.00 Max: 9
Current: 4.7
1.2
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.75
GOOGL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. GOOGL: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GOOGL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 18.6  Med: 27.10 Max: 91.6
Current: 18.75
18.6
91.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 68,489 78,559 92,354
EPS($) 28.75 33.26 37.00
EPS without NRI($) 28.75 33.26 37.00

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Google Inc was incorporated in California on September 4, 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in August 2003. The Company is a technology company engaged in improving the ways people connect with information. The Company's business is mainly around the following areas: search, display advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products. 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 offer specialized search services to help users tailor their search. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company introduced Google Now and Google's Knowledge Graph. Google Now is a search feature that gets the right information at just the right time. It tells the day's weather before the start of a day, how much traffic to expect before one leaves for work or school, when the next train will arrive as one is standing on the platform, favorite team's score while it is playing. Google's Knowledge Graph enables the user to search for things, people or places that Google knows about-landmarks, celebrities, cities, sports teams, geographical features and movies. The Company also introduced OK Google. OK Google is the voice command used to activate Google Now voice search on Android smartphone, as well as other Google devices such as its Google Glass smartglasses. 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 Members' websites. Google AdSense refers to the online programs through which the Company distributes its advertisers' AdWords ads for display on Google Network Members' websites. The Company, along with Open Handset Alliance has developed Android mobile software platform that any developer can use to create applications for mobile devices and any handset manufacturer can install on a device. Google Chrome OS is an open source operating system with the Google Chrome web browser as its foundation. The Chrome browser runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. 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. Google's enterprise products provide Google technology for business settings. 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. 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 al
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