GOOGL - Alphabet Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
1,207.65
-28.48 (-2.30%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close1,236.13
Open1,228.85
Bid1,206.00 x 1000
Ask1,207.40 x 900
Day's Range1,206.00 - 1,233.63
52 Week Range977.66 - 1,291.44
Volume1,721,133
Avg. Volume1,695,249
Market Cap837.196B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.17
PE Ratio (TTM)27.63
EPS (TTM)43.70
Earnings DateApr 29, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est1,343.80
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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Monthly revenue of $20 from 2.5 billion gamers equates to a total-addressable market for cloud gaming of $600 billion.I'm not sure the market will ever get that big. Getting 2.5 billion people around the world to pay $20 per month is a tall order. Some would say that's impossible. I'd be inclined to agree.But 1.1 billion gamers are spending money on in-game purchases, and those are the gamers who would likely pay $20 per month for cloud gaming because they are already spending big money on games. The number of such gamers is rapidly growing. Within the next decade, it will likely hit 1.5 billion. At $20 per month, that suggests a realistic addressable market for cloud gaming of $360 billion.Right now, Netflix has roughly 140 million subscribers in a world in which 250 million households stream video over the internet. So NFLX has over 50% of the global-internet=streaming-video market. 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