Stock That Is Worth Exploring Now: Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG)

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) does about 22.81M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 19619393 shares change hands in Monday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 2113.86B USD. Its current market price is $170.90, marking an increase of 0.36% compared to the previous close of $170.29. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $176.42 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $114.93.

Alphabet Inc (GOOG) has a 20-day trading average at $164.95 and the current price is -3.13% off the 52-week high compared with 48.70% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $155.07 and its 200-day simple moving average is $141.81. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.90%, which increases to 2.18% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 62.61 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $191.24, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 10.64% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on April 08, 2024 when Oppenheimer reiterated the stock to “Outperform” and issued a price target of between $172 and $185. BofA Securities reiterated its price target at $116-$119.

Alphabet Inc (GOOG) stock is up 0.63% over the week and 7.36% over the past month. Its price is 21.27% year-to-date and 46.19% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 10.64 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 25.91% and return on equity of 29.76%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 26.21 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 19.98. The beta has a value of 1.01. Price to book ratio is 7.23 and price to sales ratio is 6.65.