Google's spending on property and computer increased three times

Google's spending on property and computer increased three times

First-quarter sales came in at $24.9 billion, excluding payments to partners that distribute Google services and ads. The business had revenue of $32.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $31.88 billion. Alphabet could disclose more about the revenue and profits of its cloud-computing business, too, something the company has started to do haltingly.

In the first quarter, the net profit hiked 73% to 9.4 billion dollars, up from 5.4 billion dollars in the same period a year ago. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 4,220 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,339,257.20.

Alphabet's net profit jumped 73% to $9.4 billion in the first quarter, up from $5.4 billion in the same period a year ago. The stock established a positive trend of 2.65% in last week and indicated rise of 1.96% in previous month.

The "Google Other" segment, which encompasses access to Google's cloud services, apps and hardware like the Pixel smartphone generated $4.35 billion in revenue, up 36% from Q1 2017. It reported a $3 billion gain on equity securities in the first quarter, which boosted earnings by $3.40 a share. Revenues from properties were almost $22 billion.

The inclusion of Nest is notable because it has been shifted onto Google's balance sheet and out of the "other bets" basket that Alphabet runs for its more speculative ventures.

On May 25, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation will come into full effect and require Google, Facebook, Slack and other United States tech companies to adopt policies to ensure their users are aware of what data they provide online services. Finally, B. Riley increased their target price on Alphabet from $1,200.00 to $1,375.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th.

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The revenue growth rate was faster than the year-earlier 22% rate, though that was helped in large part by shifts in the US dollar year-to-year.

Google is the first of the major tech platforms to report earnings since news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Investor appetite for Alphabet has been weakened by a combination of cost and regulatory concerns as officials across the world seek to force changes in Google's business practices, such as giving customers more control over privacy of their data.

The report wasn't without a couple of darker themes. However, operating income margins dropped to 22 percent from 27 percent a year ago. Also, the money Google pays for ad space on partner sites was substantially up.

Overall, Google's quarterly profit of $9.4 billion, or $13.33 per share, exceeded estimates of $6.56 billion, or $9.28 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Part of that total comes from Alphabet's buy of the Chelsea Market building in New York City.

"We're pleased with our progress across Other Bets", said CFO Ruth Porat, on a call with analysts. No one knows how much revenue YouTube generates, for example, or how the company generates profits from the Android software for which it doesn't charge a licensing fee to smartphone companies.