I think Alphabet Inc Class A ($GOOGL) is a Cautious Buy/Hold. It currently should be $1463. Confident Investor Rating: Fair


Company name Alphabet Inc Class A
Stock ticker GOOGL
Live stock price [stckqut]GOOGL[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good



Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good
Price growth Fair
R&D growth Good
Income growth Fair
Assets growth Poor
Return on Assets growth Poor
Income / Rev growth Fair
TWCA Plus Good
Standard TWCA Good
Weighted ann. stock price increase Good



Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $1741.1
Target stock price (averages with growth) $1179.74
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $1162.43
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $1463.34


The following company description is from Reuters: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/googl/profile?p=googl

Alphabet Inc. provides online advertising services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Latin America. It offers performance and brand advertising services. The company operates through Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment offers products, such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube, as well as technical infrastructure. It also offers digital content, cloud services, hardware devices, and other miscellaneous products and services. The Other Bets segment includes businesses, including Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X, as well as Internet and television services. Alphabet Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Alphabet Inc Class A as long as the price is correct and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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How was this analysis of Alphabet Inc Class A calculated?

For owners of my book, “The Confident Investor” I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

  • Stock price at the time of the calculation: $1448.04
  • Growth: 0.15
  • Current EPS (TTM): $43.15
  • P/E: 27.1542541313155
  • Future EPS Calc: $86.79
  • Future Stock Price Calc: $2356.71
  • Target stock price: $1463.33

I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.

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