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
Google’s cash position:
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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