Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Shares Bought by Smith Moore & CO

Centre Asset Management LLC now owns 12,699 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $11,540,000 after acquiring an additional 280 shares during the period. Centre Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Alphabet by 2.3% during the second quarter. West Coast Financial LLC now owns 1,252 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $1,201,000 after acquiring an additional 267 shares in the last quarter.

In other Alphabet news, VP James Grier Campbell sold 183 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management LLC now owns 2,150 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $1,954,000 after acquiring an additional 40 shares during the period. "Buys 645 Shares of Alphabet Inc (GOOG)" was originally reported by Registrar Journal and is the sole property of of Registrar Journal. Northeast Investment Management now owns 12,678 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $11,521,000 after purchasing an additional 537 shares in the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC increased its stake in Alphabet by 400.0% in the 2nd quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 6,371,356 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $5,789,842,000 after purchasing an additional 776,853 shares during the last quarter. The fund owned 1,196 shares of the information services provider's stock after purchasing an additional 645 shares during the quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $782,040.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.38 and a beta of 0.94. Alphabet Inc has a one year low of $790.52 and a one year high of $1,124.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 5.77 and a quick ratio of 5.73.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The information services provider reported $9.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $8.43 by $1.14. The company had revenue of $27.77 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.17 billion. Alphabet had a return on equity of 14.26% and a net margin of 20.09%. Alphabet's revenue for the quarter was up 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm earned $9.06 earnings per share.

Alphabet Inc is a holding company. 1,177,794 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,438,011. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 1,031 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,098,231.51. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Sundar Pichai sold 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,072.64, for a total transaction of $4,290,560.00. The shares were sold at an average price of $993.58, for a total transaction of $3,974,320.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 36,900 shares of company stock worth $37,877,147 over the last ninety days.

GOOG has been the subject of a number of research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Alphabet in a report on Friday, October 27th. Susquehanna initiated the shares of GOOGL in report on Monday, August 10 with "Positive" rating. Vetr upgraded shares of Alphabet from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $1,120.76 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Friday, July 21. Piper Jaffray Companies increased their target price on Alphabet from $1,150.00 to $1,300.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a report on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and forty-seven have given a buy rating to the company.

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