Long-Term Potential Remains Strong With Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) was $1144.08. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $1,151.70, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $1,159.33. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $1,137.99 and a 2nd Support Level at $1,131.91. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) stock has gained $21.09, or 1.88%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $63.04, or 5.83%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$65.51, or -5.42%. This year-to-date, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) shares have gained $99.12, or 9.49%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 694,243 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $794,269,504K. Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) generates $136,819 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $30,736 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -2.34%, a 3-Year Total Return of 55.52%, and a 5-year Total Return of 89.07%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) reported earnings of $11.90 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $10.57 per share, representing a 1.33 difference and 12.55% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $12.77 represented a 1.95 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $10.82 per share, which was a 18.05% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $11.48 per share. This estimate came from a total of 13 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $12.92 and the low estimate was $10.74. In the year-ago quarter, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) generated per-share earnings of $11.75. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -2.30% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 19 purchases (44,389 shares in total) and 33 sale (73,375 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 36 insider buys amounting to 73,265 shares and 97 insider sales amounting to 134,802 shares. In the past full year, 87 insider purchases were made (involving 476,371 shares) and 421 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,087,964 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) has a Current Ratio of 3.92, a Quick Ratio of 3.89 and a Cash Ratio of 3.15. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 2.26, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 2.21, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 1.72. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.26 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 2.21.