Alphabet is the parent company of Google and several other subsidiaries. It was created after a corporate restructuring of Google on 2015.... Show more
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Alphabet sub-organizations

Potential growth areas

๐Ÿš™ Self-driving and ridesharing
  • Waymo is considered the leader in the self-driving industry

  • Waymo's driverless cars had already driven more than 10 million miles on public roads and 7 billions on virtual environments

  • Waymo is testing a self-driving taxi service and self-driving trucks in Arizona

  • Alphabet owns an estimated 5% of Uber and 5% of Lyft

๐Ÿค– Artificial intelligence
  • DeepMind is using AI to solve some of the world's hardest problems like understanding protein folding and identifying eye diseases

  • Google Pixel phones use AI in order to improve its camera, battery and user experience

  • Google is investing heavily on AI across the entire company in order to improve their products and internal processes

โ˜ Cloud computing
  • Google Cloud is the 3rd biggest cloud service provider and Google itโ€™s investing heavily to catch up with AWS and Azure

  • Google has an edge on AI thanks to its TPU chip. This chip has been designed specifically for running Googleโ€™s TensorFlow framework and can be many times faster than conventional chips

๐ŸŽฎ Cloud gaming
  • Google's Stadia is a new cloud-based gaming platform that allows to play games across screens instantly

  • Stadia has a free-to-play version with lower resolution and a subscription plan for $10 a month which will provide: 4K resolution, a selection of free games and exclusive discounts

Alphabet investments

Alphabet's financial overview

  • Revenues of $40.5B and revenue growth of 20% year over year, constant currency revenue growth of 22% year over year.

  • Google segment revenues of $40.3B with revenue growth of 20% year over year and Other Bets revenues of $155M with revenue growth of 6% year over year.

  • Revenues from the United States, EMEA, APAC, and Other Americas were $18.7B, $12.7B, $6.8B, and $2.3B, respectively.

  • Cost of revenues was $17.6B, consisting of TAC of $7.5B and other cost of revenues of $10.1B. TAC as a percentage of advertising revenues was 22%.

  • Operating expenses (excluding cost of revenues) were $13.8B.

  • Income from operations was $9.2B.

  • Other income (expense), net, was a loss of $549M.

  • Effective tax rate was 18%.

  • Net income was $7.1B with diluted net income per share of $10.12.

  • Operating cash flow was $15.5B.

  • Capital expenditures were $6.7B.

  • Number of employees was 114,096 as of September 30, 2019. The majority of new hires during the quarter were engineers and product managers. By product area, the largest headcount additions were in Google Cloud and Search.

Alphabet revenue quarter by quarter
Alphabet operating expenses

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