Can Google Continue Its Explosive Run?
With shares of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) trading around $1,117, is GOOG an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement
Google is a global technology company focused on improving the ways people engage with information. The business is based on the following areas: search, advertising, operating systems and platforms, and enterprise. The company generates revenue primarily by delivering online advertising. Google is a search giant with most of the market share, largely because of its execution and delivery. An increasing number of consumers and companies worldwide are coming online, which will surely increase the amount of eyes on the company’s ads and, in turn, advertising revenue. At this rate, look for Google to remain on top of the Internet world.
Google and Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK) are getting a leg up on the competition by teaming up to unite against their biggest enemy – Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). On Monday, Google and Samsung announced that they had signed a ten year patent agreement covering all current and future technology patents.