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Alphabet (GOOGL) has 1 split in our Alphabet stock split history database. The split for GOOGL took place on April 03, 2014. This was a 1998 for 1000 split, meaning for each 1000 shares of GOOGL owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 1998 shares. For example, a 1000 share position pre-split, became a 1998 share position following the split.
When a company such as Alphabet splits its shares, the market capitalization before and after the split takes place remains stable, meaning the shareholder now owns more shares but each are valued at a lower price per share. Often, however, a lower priced stock on a per-share basis can attract a wider range of buyers. If that increased demand causes the share price to appreciate, then the total market capitalization rises post-split. This does not always happen, however, often depending on the underlying fundamentals of the business.
Looking at the Alphabet stock split history from start to finish, an original position size of 1000 shares would have turned into 1998 today. Below, we examine the compound annual growth rate — CAGR for short — of an investment into Alphabet shares, starting with a $10,000 purchase of GOOGL, presented on a split-history-adjusted basis factoring in the complete Alphabet stock split history.
Growth of $10,000.00
Without Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||26.45%|
|Alphabet is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in a collection of businesses, which its primary business is Google. Co. reports all non-Google businesses collectively as Other Bets. Google's main products and platforms are Android, Chrome, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. Co. also provides advertisers with tools that help them attribute and measure their advertising campaigns. In addition, Other Bets includes Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X, among others. Other Bets primarily engages in the sales of internet and TV services through Access as well as licensing and research and development services through Verily. According to our Alphabet stock split history records, Alphabet has had 1 split.|
|GOOGL Split History Table|
|04/03/2014||1998 for 1000|
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