Alphabet Stock Chart

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$943.26 $4.29 (0.45%) GOOGL stock closing price Sep 22, 2017 (Closing)

Alphabet stock charts present a clear indication of the stock price movement. It started trading at $85 per share and Alphabet crossed the $1000 mark in less than a decade since it started trading, as per the Alphabet stock graph. On April 12, 2012 Alphabet announces two-for-one stock split with the creation of non-voting shares, called class C that trade under the ticker GOOG. The class A shares have limited voting rights. Such has been the rise of this tech behemoth. On Aug. 10, 2015 Alphabet announces a restructuring plan to make it the subsidiary of a new parent company, Alphabet, which assumes the tickers of both existing share classes.

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Alphabet stock performance: The Alphabet stock charts shows stock trend against the S&P 500 index. While the index has returned 15.59%, Alphabet stock price has gone up by 15.74% in the last 1 year.

The Alphabet stock chart presents a visual representation of investor returns over the long term. Unlike most of its internet industry peers, Alphabet stock history chart shows that its stock price has never fallen below the IPO price, giving long term investors with positive returns.

It's over 10 years, and there has been no competition for its search engine. The company has repeatedly innovated, improved its search algorithms to stay relevant, and provide its users with the most useful and pertinent information. Apart from being the leader in search and advertising, the company's early investments into Android have paid off. This innovation is complemented by a stock price increase over the years as is reflected in Alphabet share price history graph.

Google has been one of the most active of the global tech giants when it comes to the acquisition of companies. It has acquired nearly 200 companies since 2001, according to a CB Insights report.Alphabet is eyeing smaller purchases that help it build out missing parts of its cloud, apps and marketing tech. Google which is Alphabet's major subsidiary recently acquired Apigee the enterprise API management company for $625 million. Google is the world’s largest software company built on APIs. From search to maps to mobile to cloud to predictive analytics, the company consumes and exposes thousands of APIs. Apigee will play a vital role in pushing Google’s enterprise agenda.

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