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|50-day moving average||USD$1965.4409|
|200-day moving average||USD$1720.7362|
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Valuing Alphabet stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Alphabet's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Alphabet's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Alphabet shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Alphabet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.436. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Alphabet's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Alphabet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$54.9 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Alphabet's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
There are currently 3.3 million Alphabet shares held short by investors – that's known as Alphabet's "short interest". This figure is 15.2% up from 2.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Alphabet shares can be evaluated.
Alphabet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alphabet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alphabet shares traded daily (recently around 2.1 million). Alphabet's SIR currently stands at 1.55. In other words for every 100,000 Alphabet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1550 shares are currently held short.
However Alphabet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alphabet shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alphabet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alphabet's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alphabet shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0109% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alphabet shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Alphabet.
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