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What is GOOGL's Operating Cost Ratio?

  Alphabet Inc ( GOOGL ) |
2003 - 2021 (19 years)

Operating Cost Ratio is 
0.22 (1Y -12.3% )

GOOGL Stock Price & Operating Cost Ratio

Operating Cost Ratio for GOOGL competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Operating Cost Ratio

chevron_right 2021 0.2 -0.4x
( -2.3% / year avg)
chevron_left 2003 0.31
vertical_align_top Peak 0.31 +1.75x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.11
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 8 8 of 19
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 11
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • GOOGL's stock price has rallied +2,844% from $51.24 in 2003 , or -68.6x faster than it's operating cost ratio over the same period.
  • If GOOGL shrinks it's stock at the same rate as it's operating cost ratio (-2.3%/year) , it's stock price will shrink +79.2% and hit $1195.6 over the next 10 years.
  • GOOGL's stock price has gone up 0 of the 8 years (0%) it's operating cost ratio were also up.
5-Year Change 🚀
+166%$227.6BNet Revenue (Sales)
+218%$104.3BCost of Revenue (Sales)
+134%$123.3BGross Profit Margin
-12.1%2.17Gross Profit Margin Ratio
+100%$28.1BResearch and Development (R&D)
+80.1%$11.3BSelling, General, and Administrative (SG&A)
+98.4%$21.3BSelling & Marketing Expenses (S&M)
-383.5%-$3.3BOther Income/Expenses, Net
+95.4%$60.7BTotal Operating Expenses
+158%$165.0BCost & Expenses
+103%$212.0MInterest Expense/Income, Net
+165%$14.9BDepreciation & Amortization (D&A)
+185%$77.5BEBITDA
+7.07%1.36EBITDA Margin
+190%$62.6BOperating Income
+9.05%1.1Operating Margin
+1,765%$10.8BTotal Other Income/Expenses
+259%$74.8BPretax Income (Earnings)
+34.7%1.31Pretax Income (Earnings) Margin
+1,149%$13.8BProvision For Income Taxes
+209%$60.9BNet Income (Earnings)
+15.9%1.07Net Profit Margin
+219%90.16Earnings Per Share (EPS)
+215%89.2Earnings Per Share (EPS) Diluted
-3.07%$2.7BShares Outstanding
-2.01%$2.7BShares Outstanding (Diluted)
+59.9%$105.9BCash and Cash Equivalents
+95.0%$440.9BShort Term Investments
+87.1%$546.8BCash And Short-Term Investments
+74.9%$22.0BOther Current Assets
+93.4%$697.2BTotal Current Assets
+234%$387.8BPP&E
+33.4%$84.7BGoodwill
-62.4%$5.8BIntangible Assets
+14.7%$90.5BGoodwill and Intangible Assets
+299%$82.8BLong-term Investments
+473%$4.3BTax Assets
+116%$1.3TTotal Assets
+189%$22.4BAccounts Payables
+222%$10.2BDeferred Revenue
+77.6%$41.6BOther Current Liabilities
+194%$227.3BTotal Current Liabilities
+598%$55.7BLong-term Debt
+218%$1.9BDeferred Revenue Non-Current
+1,784%$14.2BDeferred Tax Liabilities Non-Current
-59.7%$9.1BOther Non-Current Liabilities
+414%$161.0BTotal Non-Current Liabilities
+257%$388.3BTotal Liabilities
+77.4%$234.0BCommon Stock
+83.1%$653.6BRetained Earnings
-133.8%$2.5BAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss
+84.9%$890.2BTotal Shareholders Equity
+116%$1.3TTotal Liabilities & Stockholders Equity
+112%$523.7BTotal Investments
+435%$107.1BTotal Debt
-102.7%$1.2BNet Debt
+331%$6.7BDeferred Income Tax
+124%$12.9BStock-Based Compensation (SBC)
+47.0%$6.8BChange in Working Capital
+209%-$21.8BAccounts Receivables
-98.7%$3.8BOther Working Capital
-78.1%$1.6BOther Non-Cash Items
+243%$90.7BNet Cash Provided by Operating Activities
+160%-$21.9BInvestments in PP&E
+81.8%-$147.8BPurchase of Investments
+121%$142.3BSales/Maturities of Investments
-106.4%-$228.0MOther Investing Activities
+32.7%-$29.1BNet Cash used for Investing Activities
-98.3%-$228.0MDebt Repayment
+344%-$31.6BCommon Stock Repurchased
-102.2%$1.4BOther Financing Activities
+291%-$37.1BNet Cash Used Provided by Financing Activities
-356.1%$840.0MEffect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash
-517.1%$25.3BNet Change in Cash
+59.9%$105.9BCash at End of Period
+11.4%$80.5BCash at Beginning of Period
+243%$90.7BOperating Cash Flow
+160%-$21.9BCapital Expenditure (capex)
+281%$68.8BFree Cash Flow
  • GOOGL Historical Operating Cost Ratio Table

    Year Operating Cost Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 0.2 -21.4% - -
    4/1/2020 0.26 -1.9% - -
    4/1/2019 0.26 -2.3% - -
    4/1/2018 0.27 -1.1% - -
    4/1/2017 0.27 -6.0% - -
    4/1/2016 0.29 -4.0% - -
    4/1/2015 0.3 5.0% - -
    4/1/2014 0.28 -1.6% - -
    4/1/2013 0.29 4.8% - -
    4/1/2012 0.28 -6.4% - -
    4/1/2011 0.3 21.8% - -
    4/1/2010 0.24 15.4% - -
    4/1/2009 0.21 -9.3% - -
    4/1/2008 0.23 -1.1% - -
    4/1/2007 0.23 9.7% - -
    4/1/2006 0.21 7.0% - -
    4/1/2005 0.2 76.7% - -
    4/1/2004 0.11 -63.6% - -
    4/1/2003 0.31 - - -

  • About
    Industry: Internet Content & Information
    Sector: Communication Services
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 8/19/2004
    Stonk Exchange: NASDAQ
    • Alphabet, Inc
    • is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies.
    • The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California and currently employs 114,096 full-time employees.
    • The firm's businesses include Google Inc.
    • (Google) and its Internet products, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo and X.
    • The firm's segments include Google and Other Bets.
    • The Google segment includes its Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Google Cloud, Android, Chrome and Google Play, as well as its hardware initiatives.
    • The Google segment is engaged in advertising, sales of digital content, applications and cloud offerings, and sales of hardware products.
    • The Other Bets segment is engaged in the sales of Internet and television services through Google Fiber, sales of Nest products and services, and licensing and research and development (R&D) services through Verily.
    • The company offers Google Assistant, which allows users to type or talk with Google; Google Maps, which helps users navigate to a store, and Google Photos, which helps users store and organize all of their photos.
  • Operating Cost Ratio = Operating Cost/Net Sales X 100


    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Operating Cost Ratio YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) net revenue d n a total opex
    4/1/2021 0.20 -21.4% 227592.00 14900.00 60668.00
    4/1/2020 0.26 -1.9% 171704.00 13385.00 57193.00
    4/1/2019 0.26 -2.3% 155058.00 10948.00 51399.00
    4/1/2018 0.27 -1.1% 129866.00 8481.00 43115.00
    4/1/2017 0.27 -6.0% 104596.00 6576.00 34762.00
    4/1/2016 0.29 -4.0% 85537.00 5861.00 30415.00
    4/1/2015 0.30 5.0% 71546.67 4878.67 26272.00
    4/1/2014 0.28 -1.6% 66001.00 4979.00 23814.00
    4/1/2013 0.29 4.8% 55519.00 3939.00 20001.00
    4/1/2012 0.28 -6.4% 50175.00 2962.00 16781.00
    4/1/2011 0.30 21.8% 37905.00 1851.00 12973.00
    4/1/2010 0.24 15.4% 29321.00 1396.00 8522.00
    4/1/2009 0.21 -9.3% 23651.00 1524.00 6494.26
    4/1/2008 0.23 -1.1% 21795.00 1500.00 6542.07
    4/1/2007 0.23 9.7% 16594.00 968.00 4860.50
    4/1/2006 0.21 7.0% 10605.00 572.00 2829.89
    4/1/2005 0.20 76.7% 6138.00 294.00 1549.77
    4/1/2004 0.11 -63.6% 3190.00 149.00 587.20
    4/1/2003 0.31 2048.00 52.00 688.00