Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,482.25
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,479.52
Day Low/High 1,470.21 / 1,489.88
52 Wk Low/High 1,027.03 / 1,480.55
Avg Volume 1.41M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 299.63M
Market Cap 1020.76B
EPS 44.20
P/E Ratio 31.41
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

Earnings Continue to Show Solid Results

Pre-market futures are still pointing to a slightly up open as we try to end the trading week hitting more all-time highs. Fourth quarter earnings results continue to flow across the wires. Big financial firms have kicked off the earnings season thi...

Bull Market, Treasury Notes and Green Investing: Market Recon

Bull Market, Treasury Notes and Green Investing: Market Recon

BlackRock's doin' it, Microsoft's doin' it, so all traders should think about ESG-based investing.

As Bose Goes...

The last few days have seen the topic of brick & mortar vs. digital or e-commerce sales once again take center stage. We chatted on this very topic this morning... but we have yet another confirmation sign in the following headlines:  Bose is shutti...

Huawei Trade Restrictions Are Hurting Some U.S. Chip Suppliers More Than Others

Huawei Trade Restrictions Are Hurting Some U.S. Chip Suppliers More Than Others

As the Commerce Department drafts new Huawei export restrictions, some of its U.S. chip suppliers are better-positioned than others to limit the damage.

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

One concern for traders and investors would be that the good cheer created by the development of this Phase One deal, as well as actions taken by the FOMC, are nearing or at the point where the headline risk points in the other direction.

Facebook and Google Are Each Making Intriguing E-Commerce Moves

Facebook and Google Are Each Making Intriguing E-Commerce Moves

The tech giants are each wagering that new e-commerce and payments features for their platforms will boost ad sales.

Liquid

I am very liquid, in gross terms now. For emphasis, a week ago (posted in "Long No More") I sold out my Amazon and Alphabet longs:  I have sold the balance of my Alphabet (GOOGL) ($1402) and Amazon (AMZN) ($1907) longs. This reflects my ursine marke...

5 Things for Tech Investors to Watch as Earnings Season Unfolds

5 Things for Tech Investors to Watch as Earnings Season Unfolds

Capex trends, chip demand and IT spending commentary are among the things to watch as dozens of tech companies report this earnings season.

Jim Cramer: The HQ for Innovation Is Right Here in San Francisco

Jim Cramer: The HQ for Innovation Is Right Here in San Francisco

The NYSE used to be the center of capitalism, but now it's where actual engineering, not financial engineering, is taking place.

6 Kinds of Tech Companies Getting a Boost as Cameras Proliferate

6 Kinds of Tech Companies Getting a Boost as Cameras Proliferate

Chip suppliers and others are benefiting as smartphone camera counts rise and camera penetration rates grow in other markets.

What If Fitbit's Deal With Alphabet Doesn't Happen?

What If Fitbit's Deal With Alphabet Doesn't Happen?

It's likely the deal goes through, but I don't believe that attempting to take advantage of FIT's current 11% discount is worth the risk.

My 15 Surprises for 2020 (Part Two)

* In 2019 equities rose far faster and interest rates fell sharper than the consensus expected * 2020 could be a year of out-of-the-VIX thinking and mean reversion in valuations/stock prices as profits, politics, geopolitical events and other uncert...

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

The Dow Touches 29,000 and Sellers Step In

It is highly unlikely that the indices are going to roll over and go straight down from here.

The Real World and the Tesla World

The Real World and the Tesla World

As hard as it is to believe, there are other carmakers in the world outside of Tesla.

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Hot Markets, Jobs, Fed Talk, Trading Essent Group: Market Recon

Several Fed officials spoke on Thursday. The most important comments for folks to focus upon were made by Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida. By far.

Jim Cramer: Why the Tech Stocks Are Back in Favor

Jim Cramer: Why the Tech Stocks Are Back in Favor

The big tech names are once again surging, and as long as they keep their noses clean, that should continue.

Microsoft's Cloud Momentum Is Starting to Turn More Heads

Microsoft's Cloud Momentum Is Starting to Turn More Heads

Though its public cloud revenue is still much smaller than Amazon's, Microsoft continues to steadily gain share.

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

Amazon and Google Both Have Long-Term Incentives to Bet Big on Voice Assistants

For the second straight year, Alexa and Google Assistant both have high profiles at CES, as Amazon and Google show off a slew of new features and partnerships.

Today's Trades

Today I moved down all of my shorts (of an individual and Index-kind) to small and I kept all of my long positions at the same levels they have been at over the last week (except for Goldman Sachs , Google and Amazon that I eliminated). I am now qui...

Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard to Benefit from Gaming, Streaming

Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard to Benefit from Gaming, Streaming

While these two are guaranteed to move together, I would likely play both rather than one with simple calls.

Longs No More

I have sold the balance of my Alphabet ($1402) and Amazon ($1907) longs. This reflects my ursine market view and my (hopeful) expectation that I can reload on these longs at lower prices. This is the second time in 13 months I have invested/traded i...

Here's the Stock I'm Playing for 2020

Here's the Stock I'm Playing for 2020

Technology such as 5G, streaming and cloud computing should all step up their game in this new year, but eSports, and specifically Huya, will likely hit it out of the park.

Twitter's Shares Represent Value

* Critics may be wrong about TWTR's investment appeal Over the last several years I have traded and invested in Twitter on the long side on multiple occasions (at least ten!). These forays have resulted in accumulated share price gains of well over ...

Getting Shorter

* Putting my money where my mouth and pen are! In keeping with this morning's opener, "Stocks Grow Expensive as the Market Ignores Geopolitical Risks ", I have further increased my outsized net short exposure this morning: * In pre-market trading I ...

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

Jim Cramer: It's World War III vs. What Me Worry?

The market seems to be collectively whistling past the threat of an Iran strike -- here's what's probably going on.

Reducing GOOGL, AMZN

I have further reduced Alphabet  ($1396) and Amazon ($1896) longs from medium-sized to small-sized in the belief that I will, once again, have the opportunity to build back the positions at lower prices on a possible market selloff.

Today's Trades

I added to my Apple short at $296.80, reduced Alphabet ($1379) and Amazon ($1891) longs.   

Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

Market Prices in New Risk, Action for 9 Stocks in My Portfolio: Market Recon

What I suggest individual investors do is give their portfolios a physical. Like a visit to the doctor.