Alphabet (Google) Surges On Strong Q2 Earnings Report

Sean Emory

Alphabet (Google) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) reported strong earnings on Monday.  Note that this information was also shared on my Twitter stream last night.

Here’s a recap on Google’s operating results with a few factoids:

– Total revenue $32.7B

– Ad revenue $28.1B (86% of total)

– Free cash flow $4.6B

– CAPEX $5.48 billion

– 58% Y/Y paid clicks

– $5B fine skewed report

– Huge employee growth 18% Y/Y

– $102B in cash

– 3% fx lift in revenues

– $165M deferred rev

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Google’s cash position:

2010: $34B

2011: $44B

2012: $48B

2013: $58B

2014: $64B

2015: $73B

2016: $92B

2017: $101B

Today: $102B  (200% cash growth over 8 years)

 

Headcount growth is growing faster than majority of S&P 500 company revenue lines.

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