Alphabet Inc. / Google

GOOG-Q

NASDAQ:GOOG

1,473.61
8.64 (0.59%)
Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate created in a corporate restructuring of Google on October 2, 2015. It is now the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries.
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WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
August 2, 2019
The best performing FAANG stock in the last quarter. Data accumulation is their bread and butter and this drives ad revenue. Among the 5 stocks, this has the most upside potential. When the market falls, FAANG stocks fall more.
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The best performing FAANG stock in the last quarter. Data accumulation is their bread and butter and this drives ad revenue. Among the 5 stocks, this has the most upside potential. When the market falls, FAANG stocks fall more.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 22, 2019
His target is $1,350, so it has a long runway. They are best pstioned for digital advertising, but also have the cloud and hardware like the Watch. They are innovative, like developing a miniature radar on your phone. They also have Waymo, leading self-driving cars. (Analysts’ price target is $1321.24)
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His target is $1,350, so it has a long runway. They are best pstioned for digital advertising, but also have the cloud and hardware like the Watch. They are innovative, like developing a miniature radar on your phone. They also have Waymo, leading self-driving cars. (Analysts’ price target is $1321.24)
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
July 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Jun 28/18, Up 3%) There's been a lot of noise about regulating this space and company. GOOG owns such a broad sweep of quality assets, including things like self-driving cars that they haven't monetized yet. They can further monetize all their Youtube users, too. Also, they still attract massive online advertising and generate huge cash flow.
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(A Top Pick Jun 28/18, Up 3%) There's been a lot of noise about regulating this space and company. GOOG owns such a broad sweep of quality assets, including things like self-driving cars that they haven't monetized yet. They can further monetize all their Youtube users, too. Also, they still attract massive online advertising and generate huge cash flow.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
July 10, 2019
You will probably see them shifting more into digital advertising. They have some spending on other opportunities, which he would like to see more disclosure on. The issue today is anti-trust gaining traction in the US. Technically, the stock is consolidating and he believes in management. He would buy this on a dip for the next 12 months.
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You will probably see them shifting more into digital advertising. They have some spending on other opportunities, which he would like to see more disclosure on. The issue today is anti-trust gaining traction in the US. Technically, the stock is consolidating and he believes in management. He would buy this on a dip for the next 12 months.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 8, 2019
The market is over-thinking Google. Anti-trust worries have been priced in already. Revenues will grow nearly 20% annually in coming years and they have a ton of cash in the bank. Internet advertising remains unstoppable. Even if the US courts break up the company, there will be more value in the pasts of Google, like self-driving cars. (Analysts’ price target is $1321.89)
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The market is over-thinking Google. Anti-trust worries have been priced in already. Revenues will grow nearly 20% annually in coming years and they have a ton of cash in the bank. Internet advertising remains unstoppable. Even if the US courts break up the company, there will be more value in the pasts of Google, like self-driving cars. (Analysts’ price target is $1321.89)
BUY
BUY
June 26, 2019
Bought at $1155, now what? He holds this himself. It is in the sights of the government for security issues. Being big can sometimes put a target on you. Is it bad that a big company creates the best search engine? The long term outlook is very bright with many upcoming initiatives that will contribute to the bottom line. Autonomous driving and other new technology will become mainstream in the next 5-10 years. He would continue to hold it and add to current positions.
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Bought at $1155, now what? He holds this himself. It is in the sights of the government for security issues. Being big can sometimes put a target on you. Is it bad that a big company creates the best search engine? The long term outlook is very bright with many upcoming initiatives that will contribute to the bottom line. Autonomous driving and other new technology will become mainstream in the next 5-10 years. He would continue to hold it and add to current positions.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
June 25, 2019
One of the largest companies in the world, but there is a political head wind they are facing. Longer term, he believes the ad revenues will grow and this is a world leader in the space. He would look for a pull back to enter into a new holding.
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One of the largest companies in the world, but there is a political head wind they are facing. Longer term, he believes the ad revenues will grow and this is a world leader in the space. He would look for a pull back to enter into a new holding.
HOLD
HOLD
June 21, 2019
A tremendous holding since their IPO. Now, there's a lot of scrutiny in the tech space as the US government investigates the tech giants to clean up YouTube searches. This is a slight caution, but at the end of the day advertisers won't abandon YouTube. Hold.
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A tremendous holding since their IPO. Now, there's a lot of scrutiny in the tech space as the US government investigates the tech giants to clean up YouTube searches. This is a slight caution, but at the end of the day advertisers won't abandon YouTube. Hold.
John Kim

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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
June 14, 2019

Buy on pullbacks. His model price is $861. Everyone is talking about anti-trusts, but anti-trusts take decades to process (IBM, Microsoft, AT&T). He'd like to see this at $1,000 to buy, but the current price is off its $1,300 highs. (Analysts’ price target is $1325.44)

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Buy on pullbacks. His model price is $861. Everyone is talking about anti-trusts, but anti-trusts take decades to process (IBM, Microsoft, AT&T). He'd like to see this at $1,000 to buy, but the current price is off its $1,300 highs. (Analysts’ price target is $1325.44)

HOLD
HOLD
June 12, 2019
Anti-trust concerns? This is in his Top 5 companies. It has ad revenues, YouTube, and autonomous driving opportunities. If the company was broken up into the three units, it would not be that big of a disruption. They made $175 billion from ad revenues last year. He thinks the anti-trust issues will lead to greater regulation, but not force them to break it up.
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Anti-trust concerns? This is in his Top 5 companies. It has ad revenues, YouTube, and autonomous driving opportunities. If the company was broken up into the three units, it would not be that big of a disruption. They made $175 billion from ad revenues last year. He thinks the anti-trust issues will lead to greater regulation, but not force them to break it up.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
June 11, 2019
The pending announcement of a potential investigation creates an interesting entry point. There is still a lot of growth opportunity. It make take years on the regulatory front. With over $100 billion in cash, the equivalent of $150 per share, they will be able to weather any storm. Yield 0%. (Analysts’ price target is $1325.44)
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The pending announcement of a potential investigation creates an interesting entry point. There is still a lot of growth opportunity. It make take years on the regulatory front. With over $100 billion in cash, the equivalent of $150 per share, they will be able to weather any storm. Yield 0%. (Analysts’ price target is $1325.44)
PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
June 11, 2019
Driverless cars will face an accident then a lawsuit. A risk. The biggest issue is anti-trust, with the US government threatening to break-up the tech giants, because they are monopolizing competition. It could happen; there are precedents. Doesn't hurt to take a bit of of money off the table now, but hold the rest.
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Driverless cars will face an accident then a lawsuit. A risk. The biggest issue is anti-trust, with the US government threatening to break-up the tech giants, because they are monopolizing competition. It could happen; there are precedents. Doesn't hurt to take a bit of of money off the table now, but hold the rest.
BUY
BUY
June 7, 2019
He really likes it and bought more today. It's become a consumer staple for everyone--we all use it to search and for maps. Millions use Youtube. Self-driving cars looks interesting. If the US courts break up the courts, he can make money in the break-up value, but he doubts a break-up will happen. We have to see where these government probes about anti-trust will go. An investigation won't necessarily lead to a break-up. Rather, tech companies like Google may be forced to change a way it operates in a specific, narrow way. The threats have been overblown.
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He really likes it and bought more today. It's become a consumer staple for everyone--we all use it to search and for maps. Millions use Youtube. Self-driving cars looks interesting. If the US courts break up the courts, he can make money in the break-up value, but he doubts a break-up will happen. We have to see where these government probes about anti-trust will go. An investigation won't necessarily lead to a break-up. Rather, tech companies like Google may be forced to change a way it operates in a specific, narrow way. The threats have been overblown.
HOLD
HOLD
June 6, 2019
You need to be in it for the long term. He would be holding it right now. You see all the advertisements on Google. Their cloud platform is not as strong as the other two, however. They have exposure to self driving cars and some healthcare exposure.
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You need to be in it for the long term. He would be holding it right now. You see all the advertisements on Google. Their cloud platform is not as strong as the other two, however. They have exposure to self driving cars and some healthcare exposure.
Ian Fung

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COMMENT
COMMENT
June 5, 2019
Pending investigation? The likely regulation of privacy concerns is impacting this space, led by Facebook. This has been coming for a while and it may likely continue to dog these stocks, especially if this becomes politicized. If President Trump decides to make an issue of this, it could become real trouble. He would back away if this is the direction things go. Be very careful. He loves the company and they are doing things correctly. It is just not clear to him if this is the time to reenter.
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Pending investigation? The likely regulation of privacy concerns is impacting this space, led by Facebook. This has been coming for a while and it may likely continue to dog these stocks, especially if this becomes politicized. If President Trump decides to make an issue of this, it could become real trouble. He would back away if this is the direction things go. Be very careful. He loves the company and they are doing things correctly. It is just not clear to him if this is the time to reenter.
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