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Google Inc. (GOOG), with a current market cap of $386.62B, ended session yesterday at $1,165.02.
Looking at today’s market, GOOG one day range is $1,155.41 to $1,162.47 and has traded between $740.51 and $1,167.89 over the past 12 months.
GOOG shares are currently priced at 26.44x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s -24.77x forward p/e ratio.
Consensus earnings for the current quarter by the 42 sell-side analysts covering the stock is an estimate of $12.21 per share, which would be $1.62 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.01 sequential decrease. Investors should also note that the full-year EPS estimate of $44.07 is a $4.25 better when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is based on a consensus revenue forecast of the current quarter of $16.76 Billion. If realized, that would be a 37.83% increase over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, CRT Capital Initiated GOOG at Buy (Sep 19, 2013). Previously, Janney Initiated GOOG at to Buy.
The average price target for GOOG shares is $1,197.90, 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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