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Alphabet's (GOOG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

Alphabet's (GOOG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

Institutions own 70.72% of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 5.5% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 117 shares of the information services provider's stock, valued at approximately $123,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. As per Tuesday, April 24, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 1,086,103 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $1,085,000 after buying an additional 1,085,504 shares during the period. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. bought a new position in Alphabet in the 4th quarter valued at $123,000.

Bad weather puts a cork in the world's wine production
Unfavorable weather conditions in the European Union are largely to blame for the low output. Italy, the world's largest producer of wine , experienced a 21 percent fall in 2017.

In related news, Director L John Doerr sold 11,575 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 15th.

Alphabet Inc is a holding company. The stock of Alphabet Inc. Finally, WealthTrust Arizona LLC raised its holdings in shares of Alphabet by 134.9% during the fourth quarter. Mizuho maintained the shares of GOOGL in report on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating.

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Deutsche Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) in a report released on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $1215 target in Friday, January 26 report. Oppenheimer increased their price objective on Alphabet from $1,340.00 to $1,350.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 23rd. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s Buy count is 4 and Strong Buy is 22 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 4, respectively. Alphabet now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $1,171.31. The company had a trading volume of 2,893,047 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,268,429.

Coke brands lead Coca-Cola in Q1
Earnings-per-share growth gives a good picture of the rate at which a company has grown its profitability per unit of equity. The firm owned 414,695 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 9,922 shares during the quarter.

At the time of the glitch stock in Amazon.com was trading 4.1% lower, alongside a 0.7% advance in that of Alphabet. Capital spending jumped to $7.3 billion from $2.5 billion in the year-ago period, including $2.4 billion for a real estate purchase in Manhattan. The company reported the earnings of $9.93/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $9.28/share. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 8.4%. The firm had revenue of $25.87 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.65 billion. GOOG was included in 5 notes of analysts from October 27, 2017. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, January 18 with "Buy". This repurchase authorization authorizes the information services provider to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 2. It operates through Google and Other Bets divisions.


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