Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,413.24
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,406.75
Day Low/High 1,395.95 / 1,417.00
52 Wk Low/High 1,008.87 / 1,530.74
Avg Volume 2.77M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 300.05M
Market Cap 958.95B
EPS 49.60
P/E Ratio 28.83
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Alphabet Could See Higher Prices but Let's Raise Stop Protection Just in Case

Alphabet Could See Higher Prices but Let's Raise Stop Protection Just in Case

GOOGL has made an impressive recovery since the middle of March.

The Fed Has Our Backs, Trading Thoughts, 'Facebook Shops'

The Fed Has Our Backs, Trading Thoughts, 'Facebook Shops'

As State economies begin the slow process of reopening, the Fed is there to support market function. Facebook's latest e-commerce foray has investors cheering.

Playing for Profits With Video Gaming Stocks

Playing for Profits With Video Gaming Stocks

Video gaming has been a beneficiary of the 'stay-at-home' theme during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Google Search Antitrust Charges Would Matter More Than Others for Alphabet

Google Search Antitrust Charges Would Matter More Than Others for Alphabet

Search is still by far Google's most profitable business, and antitrust charges aimed at other parts of Alphabet's empire likely wouldn't have a major profit impact.

Jim Cramer: It's Still Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Jim Cramer: It's Still Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Let's step back and look at this market that has abandoned all sorts of safety and went all in on the stocks of companies based on the Fed's words and a promising Moderna study.

Laggards Finally Get Some Love: This One Still Has More Upside

Laggards Finally Get Some Love: This One Still Has More Upside

I would be a buyer of a call spread in this ETF.

Will a Fitbit-Alphabet Merger Actually Happen?

Will a Fitbit-Alphabet Merger Actually Happen?

There are many factors in play and the deal could be scuttled by the Justice Department.

Playing Bullishly... For Now

* The bears' skepticism (and cautious market positioning) coupled with their collective cynicism towards medical and scientific innovation, and the inevitability of the curve's flattening along with an "all in" Fed, have fueled the market recovery f...

Is it Time to Sell FAANG and MSFT?

* I am watching closely for a change in leadership and a pivot from growth to value * A skeptical view of a bifurcated market led by a handful of high growth stocks (FAANG plus MSFT) that have done the market's heavy lifting * Reviewing the attribut...

What This Kind of Volatility Means and the VIX

What This Kind of Volatility Means and the VIX

Keep a close eye on the 'Big 5' stocks.

Tencent's Quarterly Trends Could Be a Sign of Things to Come in the U.S.

Tencent's Quarterly Trends Could Be a Sign of Things to Come in the U.S.

The Chinese tech giant saw gaming, streaming and social media activity spike in Q1. But it also cautioned that activity has been 'normalizing' since March.

Jim Cramer: The Cost of Staying Closed

Jim Cramer: The Cost of Staying Closed

We can't wait for a vaccine, but we can follow logical guidelines for staying as safe as possible, helping us avoid another Great Depression.

The Market Will Have Its Moment of Reckoning

The Market Will Have Its Moment of Reckoning

As we look at why the S&P 500 is stuck in its narrow range, we see every retail investor and trader chase the same basket of names higher, edging closer to a technical point where the market could lose its support.

The Overarching Level of Uncertainty Combines With Shifting and Worrisome Paradigm Shifts

* Big picture changes loom on the investment horizon * Many of these paradigm shifts are disruptive and market unfriendly * There will be some industry winners (healthcare/biotech, internet, packaged foods) but many industry losers (hotels, airlines...

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

Updating My Triple Net Active vs. Passive Portfolio

While this experiment is still inconclusive, it's still nice to see both groups of triple nets outperforming.

Google Position

I unintentionally neglected to post that in a managed account I have a very small position in Alphabet . Mea culpa. Google resides in a taxable account and I have no current plans of selling this small position.

The New York Times Continues Its Long-Term Uptrend

The New York Times Continues Its Long-Term Uptrend

The Old Gray Lady still has a spring in her step.

VIAC and GOOGL Expand Their Distribution Relationship

Besides the earnings beat (which looks clean), the most important factor in the ViacomCBS release is the expanded distribution agreement with Alphabet .   I continue to believe that VIAC is a logical fit with a number of companies - including Google...

Mind Your QQQs in This Market Tug of War

Mind Your QQQs in This Market Tug of War

If one of the 'Big Five' lets go of their side of the rope, this market could turn ugly fast.

Here's a Smart Trade on Smartsheet

Here's a Smart Trade on Smartsheet

SMAR is one of the few names not releasing earnings right now, and appears an attractive play.

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

Buffett's Doubts May Have Killed the V-Shaped Recovery

Not only did Buffett completely dump his position in airlines but he noted that he was unable to find attractive ways to put his huge cash holdings to work.

Jim Cramer: Sell Index Funds and Stay Long These 4 Stocks

Jim Cramer: Sell Index Funds and Stay Long These 4 Stocks

We are on the cusp of a decline, so anticipate the negatives and get your portfolio pandemic-recession-ready.

Apple's Second-Half Growth Rates Could Depend a Lot on a Macro Recovery

Apple's Second-Half Growth Rates Could Depend a Lot on a Macro Recovery

New products, stimulus and remote work/learning purchases are currently boosting Apple's sales. But a healthy macro recovery could be needed to keep the momentum going later this year.

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About Amazon, Advanced Micro Devices, and Apple

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About Amazon, Advanced Micro Devices, and Apple

AMD has fabulous chips in great categories with fantastic customers. Things will only get better. That's why of the three I think you can start buying this one on Monday.

Google, Facebook and Microsoft's Earnings Were Both Encouraging and Cautious

Google, Facebook and Microsoft's Earnings Were Both Encouraging and Cautious

Each tech giant made some positive disclosures about current business trends, but also reported seeing some headwinds and cautioned about near-term uncertainty.

If You Can't Answer This One Question, You Shouldn't Own the Russell 2000

If You Can't Answer This One Question, You Shouldn't Own the Russell 2000

Think you're diversified? Understanding what you are investing and trading in is key.

Shares of Alphabet Could Stage a Pullback

Shares of Alphabet Could Stage a Pullback

Should it develop, think of it as a small 'shake out' and not as the start of a retest of the March low.

DHT Holdings Is the Next Nordic American Tankers

DHT Holdings Is the Next Nordic American Tankers

While both companies are run by Norwegian citizens and headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, DHT's fleet is quite different from NAT's.

Fed Powell to the Rescue -- Again

Fed Powell to the Rescue -- Again

Federal Reserve Chair Powell aims to soothe markets with latest injections, but this is a vicious cycle with no end in sight.

AMD and Samsung's Earnings Point to a Cloud Server Spending Boom

AMD and Samsung's Earnings Point to a Cloud Server Spending Boom

For now at least, cloud giants appear to be scrambling to add capacity to help support usage spikes for many apps and services.