Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Analysts See $8.43 EPS

Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO now owns 422 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $392,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on June 30, 2017 when Geode Capital Management, Llc sold 28 shares from its total ownership of 2661. Delta Asset Management LLC TN boosted its stake in shares of Alphabet by 1.5% in the first quarter. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC now owns 760 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $602,000 after buying an additional 2 shares during the period. Gulf International Bank (uk) Ltd now controls 98,891 shares valued at $94,847,000. About 127 shares traded. After posting $5.01 EPS for the previous quarter, Alphabet Inc's analysts now forecast 68.26 % EPS growth. Riggs Asset Managment Co. RB Capital Management LLC now owns 704 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $654,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. JMP Securities maintained the shares of GOOGL in report on Tuesday, July 25 with "Market Outperform" rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. UBS has "Buy" rating and $820.0 target. On the opposite side of that transaction from Geode Capital Management, Llc stood Vanguard Group Inc which added 333 shares to its existing stake, bringing total stake held in GOOGL to 18790 shares. The stock of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Needham. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, thirty-nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Mizuho maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1024 target in Friday, March 24 report.

Alphabet shares jumped 0.9%, or US$9.10, to US$996.90 in early deals on Wednesday. (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened at 989.25 on Thursday. It is up 33.46% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has a market capitalization of $696.79 billion, a PE ratio of 36.45 and a beta of 0.96. The company's 50-day moving average is $936.57 and its 200-day average is $922.23.

More notable recent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) news were published by: which released: "Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Stock Is Secular Now, Treat It That Way" on October 12, 2017, also with their article: "Alphabet, Inc". The information services provider reported $7.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.24 by $0.49. The business had revenue of $26.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $25.61 billion. Alphabet had a net margin of 19.49% and a return on equity of 13.66%. Grimes invested 0.34% in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). "(GOOGL) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC" was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark laws. Deutsche Bank maintained Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) rating on Friday, July 29.

The value of the company's investment in Alphabet Inc. went from $1,139,000 to $1,145,000 a change of 0.5% quarter to quarter. 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 Company's divisions include Google and Other Bets. Institutional shareholders now hold a 79.88% stake overall in GOOGL.

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