Alphabet (GOOG) and Its Competitors Head to Head Survey
Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) is one of 44 public companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Alphabet to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and valuation.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Alphabet and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares Alphabet and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Alphabet and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alphabet||$110.86 billion||$12.66 billion||32.29|
|Alphabet Competitors||$6.96 billion||$964.57 million||38.49|
Alphabet has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Alphabet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
34.8% of Alphabet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.3% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.9% of Alphabet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of shares of all “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Alphabet has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alphabet’s competitors have a beta of 1.41, meaning that their average stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Alphabet beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States and internationally. The company offers performance and brand advertising services. It operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes principal Internet products, such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube, as well as technical infrastructure and newer efforts, including Virtual Reality. This segment also offers digital content, enterprise cloud services, and hardware products, as well as other miscellaneous products and services. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X, as well as fiber Internet and Television services. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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