Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

1,119.74
9.50 0.84
NASDAQ : Technology Services
Prev Close 1,129.20
Open 1,139.30
Day Low/High 1,116.72 / 1,139.30
52 Wk Low/High 977.66 / 1,291.44
Volume 1.39M
Avg Volume 1.80M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 299.36M
Market Cap 782.49B
EPS 44.20
P/E Ratio 25.84
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
A Good Day to Be Mary Barra, but It's Been a Bad Year to Be a GM Shareholder

A Good Day to Be Mary Barra, but It's Been a Bad Year to Be a GM Shareholder

If Barra is willing to be as bold with the company's balance sheet as with its corporate strategy, GM shares could be the ultimate value play.

Tape Reading

* I am open to all "tells"! Though I am disciplined in approach, as I outlined in my Price-Value opener today, it doesn't mean that I am not open to looking at other factors. One of those things I do all the time is to try to read the tape -- to see...

It's the Business I Have Chosen

I was a large buyer of stocks during the last half of December. On the market's extraordinary strength since Christmas I have made a number of portfolio changes this week: * Eliminated longs in 3M , Amazon and Google . * Reduced long holdings in Squ...

Surveying the Investment Landscape

We have several standout investment positions today. , a Piper upgrade this morning, is my favorite speculative stock for 2019. I have been steadily adding to this name on weakness (see past posts). The shares were placed on my Best Ideas List on Ja...

Alphabet Could See a Nice Rally in the Weeks Ahead

Alphabet Could See a Nice Rally in the Weeks Ahead

Jim Cramer: '...the stock is inexpensive and the company has piles of cash it can put to work.'

Jim Cramer: FAANG Is Back, Long Live FAANG

Jim Cramer: FAANG Is Back, Long Live FAANG

It's time to reconsider Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet/Google in the New Year.

My Net Short Exposure

After selling out Amazon and Alphabet  and adding to my short, I have increased my net short exposure modestly today.

Getting Shorter and Selling More Longs

* Yell and roar and sell some more Amazon traded as high as $1,676 this morning (+$47 on the day) and I called an audible (after making nearly $300 on my initial purchase two weeks ago) and have sold out the position. As well, Google traded to $1,09...

An Important Decision Is Coming Up in Google Stock

An Important Decision Is Coming Up in Google Stock

If the bearish pattern is going to re-assert itself this would be the natural place in time for it to begin.

Why I Believe in Friday's Rally and the Next Trillion Dollar Company

Why I Believe in Friday's Rally and the Next Trillion Dollar Company

This 'Accidental Champion' of market cap is there because the company is executing so well on so many fronts.

Get It While You Can

And if anybody should come along He gonna give you any love and affection I'd say get it while you can, yeah Hey, hey, get it while you can - Janis Joplin, Get It While You Can It is tempting to take off some longs after today's spectacular rise. Af...

Some Portfolio Adjustments in the Last Few Days

* I have sized up a number of individual longs during the market's recent weakness I have moved from medium-sized to large-sized in the following longs: , , , and . I have moved from small-sized to medium-sized in the following longs: and . I curren...

GOOGL, AMZN Bidding

I am bidding slightly under the market for more Alphabet and Amazon now.

Netflix Commits False Start to the New Year, Falling Flat on Wednesday

Netflix Commits False Start to the New Year, Falling Flat on Wednesday

A myriad of headlines on Wednesday led to a stalemate between bulls and bears.

Chart of the Day: Netflix Competitors Could Present Better Plays for 2019

Chart of the Day: Netflix Competitors Could Present Better Plays for 2019

Netflix might not be the best play for those seeking streaming trend stocks.

Netflix Courts Backlash After Conceding to Saudi Crown on Content

Netflix Courts Backlash After Conceding to Saudi Crown on Content

Netflix has a stream of negative PR coming its way as it tangles with international laws.

Time to Buy Pot Stocks!

* I am moving from cautious to positive based on the recent sharp dive in share prices * While I am less sober on recreational use, the medical applications of pot related products may cause another speculative move in the sector this year Surprise ...

When It Comes to Netflix, I'm an Outlier

When It Comes to Netflix, I'm an Outlier

First off, in full disclosure, I am flat the name right now.

Netflix Streamlines Mobile Streaming by Cutting Out Apple

Netflix Streamlines Mobile Streaming by Cutting Out Apple

NFLX could see significant margin improvement from its migration away from the app store.

Netflix Flies Higher Amid Blockbuster Bird Box Release

Netflix Flies Higher Amid Blockbuster Bird Box Release

Shares have risen in morning trading as the market digests Bird Box's blockbuster numbers.

Where I Stand, and What I Plan

* Short-Term Bullish * Intermediate-Term Bearish "Since 1969, the Santa Claus rally has yielded positive returns in 34 of the past 45 holiday seasons - the last five trading days of the year and the first two trading days after New Year's. The avera...

Market Volatility Is Here to Stay: Market Recon

Market Volatility Is Here to Stay: Market Recon

So here is how to deal with the vol -- and thrive.

Quiet Trading Allowing Some Biotech Names to Perk Up

Quiet Trading Allowing Some Biotech Names to Perk Up

After two chaotic days, Wall Street is trading relatively calmly, creating opportunities for individual names to show life.

Where I Stand

The S&P has recovered about +3% this week from its recent losses. In the belief that stocks were trading below "intrinsic value," I have been buying the deep dips -- aggressively adding to established longs, building up new stock positions (e.g., Go...

Jim Cramer: They Might Be Done

Jim Cramer: They Might Be Done

Whether this is the end of the slump is still up for debate, but the crash since October has been brutal and all bear markets end the same way.

Alphabet, Amazon Bids

My bids for Alphabet  and Amazon (at $1022 and $1420, respectively) were just hit. Moved to medium-sized.

Don't Be Fooled, Folks; the Direction of This Market Is Down

Don't Be Fooled, Folks; the Direction of This Market Is Down

Evidence has been mounting even among the tech giants that stock valuations should be lower based on companies' diminishing growth prospects.

Adding to SQ, TWTR

Adding to Square and Twitter - two possible takeover candidates (read: Alphabet! )

Looking for More Long Action in Alphabet, Amazon

I am bidding slightly under the market for more Alphabet/Google and Amazon now.

Now on My Best Ideas List

I am placing Alphabet ($1001) and Amazon ($1383) on my Best Ideas List long now. My analysis will follow in the next few trading days