Investors sold shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $249.24 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $279.17 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $29.93 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Alphabet had the 16th highest net out-flow for the day. Alphabet traded up $0.21 for the day and closed at $753.41

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on GOOGL shares. Susquehanna reaffirmed a “positive” rating and issued a $930.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $925.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday. Vetr cut shares of Alphabet from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $803.74 price target on the stock. in a research report on Monday, July 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $1,080.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price target on shares of Alphabet from $930.00 to $888.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $904.84.

The stock has a market cap of $517.26 billion and a PE ratio of 30.66. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $722.75 and a 200 day moving average of $734.36.

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 21st. The company reported $7.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $7.96 by $0.46. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $6.47 EPS. Analysts forecast that Alphabet Inc. will post $33.48 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. KBC Group NV raised its stake in Alphabet by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 57,769 shares of the company’s stock valued at $44,945,000 after buying an additional 4,904 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its stake in Alphabet by 13.2% in the fourth quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 239,016 shares of the company’s stock valued at $185,957,000 after buying an additional 27,802 shares during the period. Crestwood Capital Management L.P. purchased a new stake in Alphabet during the fourth quarter valued at about $31,556,000. Employees Retirement System of Texas raised its stake in Alphabet by 13.0% in the fourth quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 86,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $67,064,000 after buying an additional 9,900 shares during the period. Finally, Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. raised its stake in Alphabet by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. now owns 65,732 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,140,000 after buying an additional 4,752 shares during the period.

Alphabet Inc is a holding company. The Company holds interests in Google Inc (Google). The Company’s segments include Google and Other Bets. Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company.

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