A Moscow court is scheduled to hear five cases against Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) on Wednesday related to failure to delete content Russia believes to be illegal. Fines could cost the tech giant a total as much as 24 million roubles or $30,000 USD.
For the next year, sell-side analysts are expecting EPS growth of 8.68% for Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL). Analysts are expecting an EPS change of 27.20% for the current year.
Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have a current recommendation of 1.70 on a consensus basis for the stock. The same analysts see shares reaching $2750.07 within the next year on a consensus basis.
Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s stock was 44.89%. Over the last week of the month, it was 1.16%, 11.24% over the last quarter, and 46.71% for the past six months.
Over the past 50 days, Alphabet Inc. stock’s -2.55% off of the high and 14.90% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -2.55% (High), 79.76%, (Low).
Earnings Per Share (EPS) is the earnings made by a company divided by their number of shares. EPS enables the earnings of a company to easily be compared to their competitors. The higher the number, the more profit per dollar is being made on investor capital. Alphabet Inc.’s EPS for the trailing 12 months is 79.07. Their EPS should be compared to other companies in the Communication Services sector.
Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward. Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this.
Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 60.14. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.