2. As of noon trading, Google ( GOOG) is up $6.41 (0.6%) to $1,064.82 on light volume. Thus far, 640,615 shares of Google exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,060.03-$1,068.00 after having opened the day at $1,062.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,058.41.

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 $289.4 billion and is part of the internet industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 47.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 23 analysts that rate Google a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Google as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. 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.

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