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Google Stock Analysis

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This was presented at my Securities Law class in 2008. I tried to analyze the stock performance from different SEC reports, news announcement, and other key developments. It might not appear to be as interesting without explanation, but I hope this will give people ideas on how to do a stock research. I certainly learned a lot by doing this presentation!

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Google Stock Analysis

  1. 1. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu - November 7 - 2008
  2. 2. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Type Public NASDAQ: GOOG LSE: GGEA Founded Menlo Park, California (4 September 1998) Industry Internet, Computer software Headquarter Googleplex, Mountain View, California, United States Employees 20,123 (September 2008) Total Assets Total Shareholder’s Equity 2006 US$18,473,351,000 US$17,039,840,000 2007 US$25,335,806,000 US$22,689,679,000
  3. 3. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Philosophy Don’t be evil [From prospectus] “ We believe strongly that in the long term, we will be better served — as shareholders and in all other ways — by a company that does good things for the world even if we forgo some short term gains.“
  4. 4. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu [From Wikipedia]
  5. 5. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Partnership From 2005 to 2006 NASA Ames Research Center, Sun Microsystems, AOL of Time Warner. Microsoft, Nokia, and Ericsson Google and Fox Interactive Media of News Corp. - search and advertising on MySpace GeoEye for Google Earth.
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  7. 7. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering Of Class A Common Stock MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - August 18, 2004 - Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today the initial public offering of 19,605,052 shares of Class A common stock, 14,142,135 of which are being sold by Google and 5,462,917 of which are being sold by certain stockholders of Google, at a price of $85.00 per share.
  8. 8. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Full Financial Information Disclosure 1. 8K, 10K, 10Q Filing 2. Google Press Center http://googlepress.blogspot.com/ 3. Google Finance http://finance.google.com/finance?client=ob &q=NASDAQ:GOOG 4. Webcast & Events Room http://investor.google.com/webcast.html 5. Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD_x9LW 5QRg&feature=channel
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  12. 12. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Events that Affected Google’s Stock Price: 1. 8K Filing 2. New Development 3. Combination 4. Overall industry performance 5. Interaction with Yahoo!
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  14. 14. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Appointment of Executive Officer On June 25, 2008, Google Inc. issued a press release in which it 2008 announced that it had signed an offer letter with Patrick Pichette who will join Google as an employee on August 1, 2008 and will become Google’s new Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President on August 12, 2008. On July 17, 2008, Google issued a press release and holding a 2008 conference call regarding its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. Q2 Financial Summary (From Financial Release) Google reported revenues of $5.37 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, an increase of 39% compared to the second quarter of 2007 and an increase of 3% compared to the first quarter of 2008.
  15. 15. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu 8K Filing; Executive Offer 8K Filing; June 25, 08 Quarter Report July 17, 08 New Development July 17, 08 Google Inc. - from May 6 to Sep. 5
  16. 16. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Yahoo! Inc. Closer To Google Inc. Ad Financial Release April 17, 08 Quarter Report April 17, 08 Google reported revenues of $5.19 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, an increase of 42% compared to the first quarter of 2007 and an increase of 7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2007.
  17. 17. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Results of Operations and Financial Condition On October 16, 2008, Google is issuing a press release and holding a conference call regarding its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. Google reported revenues of $5.54 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2008, an increase of 31% compared to the third quarter of 2007 and an increase of 3% compared to the second quarter of 2008. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the third quarter of 2008, TAC totaled $1.50 billion, or 28% of advertising revenues.
  18. 18. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu 8K Filing; Quarter Report Oct. 16, 08 Google Earth Comes to iPhone and iPod touch Oct. 27, 08 Google Inc. - from Oct. 6 to Nov. 5
  19. 19. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Inc. Key Developments - from Oct. 6 to Nov. 6
  20. 20. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Announcement October 27, 2008 Google Earth Comes to iPhone and iPod touch Google Inc. Looking To Invest In Energy Sector -Reuters Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 12:39am EDT Reuters reported that Google Inc. is increasingly looking at the energy sector as a potential [From Google Press Center] business opportunity.
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  22. 22. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu From: Alexa.com Rank Site Monthly Visitors 1 yahoo.com 239,700,000 2 google.com 266,800,000 3 youtube.com 183,300,000 4 live.com 143,300,000 5 facebook.com 81,200,000 6 msn.com 148,700,000 7 myspace.com 101,300,000 8 wikipedia.org 159,400,000 9 blogger.com 104,500,000 10 yahoo.co.jp 31,600,000 11 baidu.com 50,300,000
  23. 23. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Inc. vs. Yahoo! Inc. vs. Baidu.com Inc. - 6 months
  24. 24. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Inc. vs. Yahoo! Inc. vs. Baidu.com Inc. - 3 months
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  26. 26. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Yahoo! and Google Resolve Disputes SUNNYVALE, CA & MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - August 9, 2004 - Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Google Inc. today announced that the companies have resolved two disputes that have been pending between the companies. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Google will take a license to U.S. Patent No. 6,269,361 and several related patents, held by Yahoo!'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Overture, and Yahoo! dismissed its patent lawsuit against Google. The two parties have also resolved a dispute regarding shares issuable to Yahoo! pursuant to a warrant to purchase Google shares in connection with a 2000 services agreement.
  27. 27. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu [10K]
  28. 28. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Stock Price: $100.01 Google Inc. - 5 years
  29. 29. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Yahoo! Inc. Closer To Google Inc. Ad Google Inc. - from Feb. 5 to June 6
  30. 30. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Yahoo! Inc. Closer To Google Inc. Ad Outsourcing Deal-WSJ Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 02:23am EDT Yahoo! Inc. is looking to turn over Web search advertising to Google Inc. The possible partnership with Google would be part of a bid by Yahoo to forge a three-way deal where Yahoo would merge with Time Warner Inc AOL in return for Time Warner taking a stake in Yahoo. Google and Yahoo are considering how to ward off antitrust challenges. Google pulls out of search ad deal with Yahoo Wed Nov 5, 2008 4:51pm EST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Inc pulled out of a search advertising partnership with Yahoo Inc due to regulatory objections, causing Yahoo shares to rise as investors hoped the move could lead to a resumption of deal talks with Microsoft Corp.
  31. 31. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Inc. - 5 days
  32. 32. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Conclusion To buy or not to buy? That is the question... - Do I have a long-term plan? (Buy when the price is low ) - Am I willing to take a chance? (High risk stock) - Do I have faith in the company and the industry? (Internet) - What do you think of the company? (Long-term? Creativity)
  33. 33. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Google Zurich Office Photos
  34. 34. Corporate Law III - Irene Hsu Reference • http://investor.google.com/webcast.html Google webcasts • http://finance.google.com/finance?client=ob&q=NASDAQ:GOOG Google’s official report • http://googlepress.blogspot.com/ Google Press Center • http://www.secinfo.com/ Sec filing • http://finance.yahoo.com/ Yahoo Finance • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google Wikipedia • http://www.youtube.com/user/Google Google Channel on Youtube • http://picasaweb.google.com/zurich.office.images/ZurichOfficePhotos# Google Photos • News: http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSTRE49U0C620081105 http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE2DC1E3CF933A2575BC0A9629C8B63 http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE2DC1E3CF933A2575BC0A9629C8B63

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