Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)

2,289.76
NASDAQ
Prev Close 2,282.75
Day Low/High 2,270.18 / 2,304.09
52 Wk Low/High 1,205.00 / 2,296.00
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 674.14B
Market Cap 1538.89B
P/E Ratio 36.60
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Facebook Is Due for Its Own Mega-Cap Pop

Facebook Is Due for Its Own Mega-Cap Pop

FB seems like it has plenty of upside and is going to make a killing.

Buy FAANG on the Dip? This Could Be Your Chance

Buy FAANG on the Dip? This Could Be Your Chance

There is an opportunity to buy some of these names at a discount to their highs, with Amazon presenting the best bet.

Jim Cramer: Hope and Hype Take Us Higher

Jim Cramer: Hope and Hype Take Us Higher

Let's look at the three main ways stocks can go up, and which of those we're seeing in action right now.

Why We Buy Apple

Why We Buy Apple

The world's greatest consumer electronics company. Ever. Why even question? Just hop on board.

Investors Are Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

* But I remain (uncustomarily) bullish over the balance of the year * The S&P may shortly reach its previous highs * The contrary is being long - and I remain large-sized long in exposure * Zero interest rates are an investment aphrodisiac * In term...

Up, Up and Away? The S&P May Approach or Exceed its Old High Over the Next 2-3 Months

* "The Biden Bump" continues apace as The Fifth Dimension's beautiful balloon flies ever higher * An anticipatory (and not reactionary) investment strategy has been rewarding since early September * I continue to endorse the pivot from growth to val...

IBM Makes a Smart Move, But How Should You Play the Stock?

IBM Makes a Smart Move, But How Should You Play the Stock?

The gauntlet has been thrown. Let the games begin.

5 Thoughts on the House's Antitrust Report on Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon

5 Thoughts on the House's Antitrust Report on Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon

While breakups of the tech giants still look unlikely, the House's report does reveal a thing or two about the current political mood.

Stimulus Repercussions, Is the Equities Rally Dead? Antitrust Action, Apple 5G

Stimulus Repercussions, Is the Equities Rally Dead? Antitrust Action, Apple 5G

One day after deciding that we still could not confirm the market's uptrend, we are forced to ask the opposite.

SPY Reduced

I have reduced my long size this morning.  This has served to lower my overall net long exposure from between medium and large to medium-sized.  Most of my long exposure is now in individual names.  I was thinking about taking a trading short rental...

Window of Opportunity

I continue to see a window of opportunity to be long the equity market.  While I don't envision this as a "permanent condition" I see it as tradable opportunity.  I like value, e.g., banks that have been ignored, as well as companies that have deepe...

Alphabet's Deal for Fitbit Moves a Step Closer

Alphabet's Deal for Fitbit Moves a Step Closer

Also: Two new triple net candidates.

Apple App Store Revenue

According to findings from Sensor Tower, Apple's  App Store revenue grew 31% year-on-year in 3Q 20, climbing to $19 billion from $14.5 billion in the year ago quarter. Apple will report its September quarter results on October 29.  By comparison, Se...

Some Individual Stock Observations

Walmart is a beautiful thing to watch (up by another +$3 today) And so is our Trade of the Week, Amazon (+$43/share today). Twitter and Alphabet ain't half bad, either! (+$3), a recent buy, recovering from yesterday's weakness. is jiggy. (The Smarte...

My Recent List of Buys

In response to some email questions... very recent buys include , , , , , , , (upgraded), , , (I wrote several columns on the company yesterday), etc. __________  Long SJM (large), THS (large), GS (large), MS (large), GLD (large), WMT, GM (large), K...

And the Winners Are...

* Wall Street, not Main Street  Walmart , Target , Costco , Amazon , Netflix , Facebook , etc. -- these are the winners in the battle against Covid-19.  As a addendum to Rolf's comments earlier this morning in our Comments Section - it is important ...

A Continuing Review of My Market Strategy

"Speeding arrow, sharp and narrow What a lot of fleeting matters you have spurned Several seasons with their treasons Wrap the babe in scarlet colors, call it your own Did he doubt or did he try? Answers aplenty in the bye and bye Talk about your pl...

Primed for Prime Day and Most Everything Else Amazon

Primed for Prime Day and Most Everything Else Amazon

The e-commerce giant officially confirmed the dates of its online shopping event, which only adds to enthusiasm for its shares.

2 Bids

Bidding for and .  

A Heightened Regime of Volatility Appears Upon Us

* Fasten your seatbelts as today is another day, Scarlett! Thursday's session was wild and volatile.  Last evening was equally volatile - with S&P futures up as much as 20 handles and were down by -23 handles (at 7:05 am).  The S&P is at approximate...

4 Thoughts on Amazon's Echo, Fire TV and Cloud Gaming Launches

4 Thoughts on Amazon's Echo, Fire TV and Cloud Gaming Launches

Though limited for now, Amazon's Luna cloud gaming service has some selling points.

Zoom Is Not the Next Amazon

* Last night I shorted Zoom at $497/share From last night:  Sep 23, 2020 ' 06:53 PM EDT DOUG KASS Shorting It Out After Hours I am shorting Zoom (ZM) in the after hours. More on Thursday. Position: Short ZM   The newest "shiny object" that the retai...

Morning Moves

I reestablished small long investments in Alphabet ($1402) , Disney ($121.93), and Amazon ($2977) on the opening. All three have been on my Best Ideas List for a while.  I have also added to my long rental under $321 in pre-market trading. My initia...

Companies Like Zoom and Snowflake Are Valued as if Competition Doesn't Matter

Companies Like Zoom and Snowflake Are Valued as if Competition Doesn't Matter

In the past, investors were often too quick to sell off fast-growing upstarts due to competitive fears. But at current valuations, risks seem to be completely ignored.

Stay Cool -- and Prep for Investment Opportunities

* This is not your father's market -- as old rules don't apply   If your trading and investment decisions are based solely on price action (and charts) you should stop reading this column!   Since two Wednesdays ago, I have been looking for a series...

Jim Cramer: We're Feeling the Wrath of the Sellers - And It's About Time

Jim Cramer: We're Feeling the Wrath of the Sellers - And It's About Time

The greedy are, at last, getting blown out, and the prudent being vindicated. I see three buckets of stocks that intrigue me now.

It Is Paying to Be Active Rather Than Passive With These Value Portfolios

It Is Paying to Be Active Rather Than Passive With These Value Portfolios

With a month to go for these portfolios, the Active version is outperforming the Passive one, though both are crushing their Russell kindred.

The Strong Case For Walmart

* I am placing WMT on my Best Ideas List this morning * My twelve month price target is $175/share  Walmart seems to be the ideal investment for the next 1-2 years based on the following considerations:  * My baseline expectation is that the Democra...

5 Thoughts on Microsoft's $7.5 Billion Deal to Buy Bethesda Softworks

5 Thoughts on Microsoft's $7.5 Billion Deal to Buy Bethesda Softworks

The deal drives home how strategically important gaming is to Microsoft right now. But there is one big unanswered question.

Jim Cramer: Guess What? It's Not 1999, So Start Some Buying, Not Some Selling

Jim Cramer: Guess What? It's Not 1999, So Start Some Buying, Not Some Selling

I think that when I see the kind of across the board give up as we have today, I think it's healthy not toxic.