1. As of noon trading, Google ( GOOG) is up $13.09 (1.5%) to $909.69 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Google exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $897.00-$911.43 after having opened the day at $902.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $896.60. Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google has a market cap of $246.9 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 27 analysts that rate Google a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Google as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Google Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the technology sector could consider Technology Select Sector SPDR ( XLK) while those bearish on the technology sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Technology ( REW).