Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,093.89
7.59 0.70
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,086.30
Open 1,089.10
Day Low/High 1,088.00 / 1,101.28
52 Wk Low/High 977.66 / 1,296.97
Volume 987.38K
Avg Volume 1.66M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 299.44M
Market Cap 756.65B
EPS 44.20
P/E Ratio 22.71
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

A Return to FANG

We're seeing slightly positive breadth at the get-go, but we seem to have returned to a FANG-based market with strength in Amazon , Apple Facebook Alphabet/Google and Netflix .

Facebook Gains as Market Finds Crypto Opportunity Intriguing

Facebook Gains as Market Finds Crypto Opportunity Intriguing

Facebook is fomenting optimism on its blockchain bets, despite traditional cryptocurrency criticism.

Time to Get Back to What I Do Best: Shorting Stocks

Time to Get Back to What I Do Best: Shorting Stocks

After a five-year hiatus I'm ready to start throwing whammies in several directions.

2 Big Tech Names Showing Weakness Ahead of Earnings

2 Big Tech Names Showing Weakness Ahead of Earnings

The weakness in Netflix and Alphabet may be foreshadowing less-than-stellar earnings reports.

More Privacy Issues Arise at Facebook

This news that seem to indicate that the company's CEO was aware of problematic privacy practices, is taking down (-$5) Facebook's shares this morning.  This week I took down FB, and from large-sized to small-sized. From yesterday: I must mention th...

This Market Is Looking for the Next Catalyst

This Market Is Looking for the Next Catalyst

Charts need work and some good leadership needs to develop. There is no reason to be overly negative but not much reason to be wildly bullish right now.

An Observation

* And how I play the game! I must mention the pushback from a number of subscribers (mostly via email) that I have gotten from my move from large-sized to small-sized in Facebook , Alphabet and Amazon into this week's strength. To me the pushback is...

My Positioning and Tactics

With the time frame on my net exposure being of a relatively short-term nature (from today to the next two to three months), I gradually have reduced my long book and have added to my short exposure in the last week's consistent advance. I do so bas...

5 Thoughts on Salesforce's Surprising $15 Billion-Plus Deal for Tableau

5 Thoughts on Salesforce's Surprising $15 Billion-Plus Deal for Tableau

Between the Tableau deal and last year's purchase of MuleSoft, Salesforce is betting big on the long-term opportunity presented by data integration and analytics.

My Overriding Themes

There are a lot of questions about my trading today. For example, many ask why would I pare down to small-sized my favorite tech stocks ( , and )? Remember my overriding themes: * We are in a new regime of heightened volatility - in a market without...

Battening Down the Hatches

Today is a great example that in a market dominated by momentum based strategies and products... "buyers live higher and sellers live lower." Though I am enamored with all three of these stocks, I am taking a calculated risk that the recent sizable ...

Today's Trades

Its been an active morning: * Two tranches of ( $289.05 and $289.68) and ($182.05 and $183.35) shorts * Bought more on the opening at about $30 off of the SEC news * Added to short at $193.30 * Shorted more at $130.70 * Sold some $1850 (+$46 on the ...

The IPO Market's Staggering Run to Bubble-Like Heights

The IPO Market's Staggering Run to Bubble-Like Heights

What happens when the buyers fueling the IPO fervor run out of steam?

My GOOGL Position

Alphabet is trading over $1070/share (+$23 on the day) and I am taking down my position from large - to medium-sized.

How to Play Facebook's Overdone Selloff

How to Play Facebook's Overdone Selloff

At a certain point these FAANG names are going to turn around.

Salesforce CEO Calls for Government Crackdown on Tech Titans

Salesforce CEO Calls for Government Crackdown on Tech Titans

Benioff is getting behind calls for regulation of Silicon Valley giants.

More Cowbell Coming

* My expectations for a Fed pause and cut now seems likely "The lesson to learn is this: The monetary policy of ever lower interest rates is not the solution to problems caused by a low interest rate policy in the first place. In the short-term it m...

Jim Cramer: Salesforce Knows Its Customer, but Do These Other Tech Giants?

Jim Cramer: Salesforce Knows Its Customer, but Do These Other Tech Giants?

Dealing with fears around the trade war with China and antitrust investigations, investors should know not only if customers are doing well, but also who a company's customers really are.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why All Three Averages Are Having Their Best Days in Months

Jim Cramer: Here's Why All Three Averages Are Having Their Best Days in Months

Comments from China, Mexico and the Fed led the way.

Facebook's Weak Technical Structure Could Only Inspire a Bear

Facebook's Weak Technical Structure Could Only Inspire a Bear

Let's check out the charts of FB today.

Flexibility, Common Sense and an Assessment of Reward v. Risk Form My Investment Strategy

"The search for value and comparing it to risk taken is, at its core, the marriage of a contrarian streak and a calculator." - Kass Diary The market is dynamic - values are created daily regardless of one's market view and the market's overall direc...

Jim Cramer: The Gates of Support Have Been Closed for These 4 Tech Leaders

Jim Cramer: The Gates of Support Have Been Closed for These 4 Tech Leaders

Now the stocks have to suffer. They're just plain out of luck until the government agencies lose or modify things to drive numbers down.

FANG Under Threat, CRM Earnings, Short-Term Rates, Buy Apple?: Market Recon

FANG Under Threat, CRM Earnings, Short-Term Rates, Buy Apple?: Market Recon

Simply put, traders at the larger institutions were driven either by risk managers or simple fear out of FANG and information technology, and into anything else.

Buyers Want to Bounce This Market, but Technical Damage Is Severe

Buyers Want to Bounce This Market, but Technical Damage Is Severe

We will be dancing around to headlines today -- and with the indices and stocks oversold, the buyers will be trying to catch some short-term upside.

Breaking Up Alphabet Would Let Waymo Wage War Openly With Tesla

Breaking Up Alphabet Would Let Waymo Wage War Openly With Tesla

If spun off, Waymo would offer a significant challenge to Tesla's ambitious self-driving efforts.

Stamps.com, Once a Darling, Reinvents Itself

Stamps.com, Once a Darling, Reinvents Itself

Although I would consider this a very speculative, very aggressive buy, it is one of the few charts and ideas which appeals to me today.

Jim Cramer: What Do Trump's Whims Per Share Look Like?

Jim Cramer: What Do Trump's Whims Per Share Look Like?

What happened to the business president? I think what happened is that the polls are showing that whatever the president is doing is working.