Google Inc. (GOOG)

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Last closing price (Oct 24 4:00 EDT):
813.11 (1.72%) ? 
Last closing price is the stock price upon last market close (date specified in parenthesis).
Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
9.91% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
Consensus price target is the average analyst price target for a specified period of time.
Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information and make it universally accessible and useful. It provides Search, a service that delivers relevant search results in response to user queries; Product Listing Ads that offer product information; Search plus Your World; Google Now, a predictive search feature; and Google Knowledge Graph, which enhances Search service. The company also offers AdWords, an auction-based advertising program; AdSense, a program which enables Websites that are part of the Google Network to deliver ads; Google Display, a display advertising network; DoubleClick Ad Exchange, a marketplace for the trading display ad space; and YouTube that provides video, interactive, and other ad formats. In addition, it provides Google Mobile that extends its products and services to mobile device users; Google Local, which provides local information; Android, an open source mobile software platform; Google Chrome OS, an open source operating system; Google Chrome, a Web browser; Google+ for sharing various things online with different people; Google Play, a cloud-based digital entertainment destination; Google Drive, a place for users to create, share, collaborate, and keep their stuff; and Google Wallet, a virtual wallet for in-store contactless payments. Further, the company offers Google TV, a platform for consumers to use television and the Internet on a single screen; Google Apps, a cloud computing suite of message and collaboration tools; Search Appliance, a search technology for use within enterprises; Google Site Search, a custom search engine; Google Commerce Search for online retail enterprises; Google Maps Application Programming Interface; and Google Earth Enterprise, a software solution for imagery and data visualization. Additionally, it offers mobile wireless devices, and related products and services. Google Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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Michael Graham Canaccord Genuity Buy   Oct 24, '16   813.11  900.00  Oct 24, '17  0.00% 
Brian Nowack Nomura Buy   Oct 24, '16   813.11    Oct 24, '17  0.00% 
Colin Sebastian Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Buy   Oct 05, '16   776.47  900.00  Oct 05, '17  4.72% 
Ben Schachter Macquarie Research Equities Buy   Oct 05, '16   776.47  975.00  Oct 05, '17  4.72% 
Kaizad Gotla JPMorgan Buy   Sep 27, '16   783.01    Sep 27, '17  3.84% 
Brian Pitz Jefferies & Co. Buy   Sep 09, '16   759.66    Sep 09, '17  7.04% 
Kaizad Gotla JPMorgan Buy   Jul 29, '16   768.79  950.00  Jul 29, '17  5.76% 
Brian Wieser Pivotal Research Group Buy   Apr 11, '16   736.10  970.00  Apr 11, '17  10.46% 
Jason Helfstein Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Oct 02, '15   626.91  700.00  Oct 02, '16  23.99% 
Ronald Josey JMP Securities Buy   Sep 21, '15   635.44  847.00  Sep 21, '16  21.40% 
Heather Bellini Goldman Sachs Buy   Aug 26, '15   628.62  800.00  Aug 26, '16  22.40% 
Hamilton Faber Atlantic Equities Buy   Aug 19, '15   660.90  825.00  Aug 19, '16  17.64% 
Herman Leung Susquehanna Financial Group Buy   Aug 11, '15   660.78  800.00  Aug 11, '16  18.75% 
Jordan Rohan Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. Buy   Aug 11, '15   660.78  850.00  Aug 11, '16  18.75% 
Joseph Bonner Argus Research Company Buy   Jul 20, '15   663.02  850.00  Jul 20, '16  11.15% 
Stephen Ju Credit Suisse Buy   Jul 17, '15   672.93  750.00  Jul 17, '16  11.45% 
Mark Mahaney RBC Capital Markets Buy   Jul 17, '15   672.93  750.00  Jul 17, '16  11.45% 
Colin Sebastian Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Buy   Jul 17, '15   672.93  720.00  Jul 17, '16  6.99% 
Youssef Squali Cantor Fitzgerald Buy   Jul 17, '15   672.93  720.00  Jul 17, '16  6.99% 
Daniel Salmon BMO Capital Markets Buy   Jul 16, '15   579.85  670.00  Jul 16, '16  24.14% 
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