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Google Inc. (GOOG), valued at $344.60B, finished at $1,031.55.
Looking at the equity, the company’s one day range is $1,026.02 to $1,034.75 and has traded between $658.00 and $1,048.74 over the past year.
GOOG shares are currently priced at 23.46x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s -21.67x forward p/e ratio.
According to a consensus of 40 analysts, the earnings estimate of $12.22 per share would be $1.63 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.39 sequential increase. What we find to be interesting is that the full-year EPS estimate of $44.06 is a $4.24 improvement when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $16.69 Billion. If reported, that would be a 37.25% increase over the year-ago quarter.
In terms of ratings, CRT Capital Initiated GOOG at Buy (Sep 19, 2013). Previously, Janney Initiated GOOG at to Buy.
Investors should keep in mind is that the average price target is $1,080.10, which is 0.00% above where the stock opened this morning.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information and make it universally accessible and useful. It provides Search, AdWords, AdSense and YouTube. Further, the company offers Android Mobile OS, Google Chrome, Google+, Google Wallet and much more.
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