Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) -- Bi-Monthly Update
Google once again is hitting new highs. That is nothing to set off alarms but it suggests holding a tight reign. Profit taking is not Forecast for the foreseeable future. However, Caution is warranted. My weekly study of all my High Profile Technology / Internet Companies says Caution is worth the effort. This is a study that I enjoy very much and is a treat for me because I have so much time and experience in the study of Companies like (GOOG).
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This week's Commentary on - Google, Inc. (GOOG) - covers all of my Indicators, both Fundamentally for Valuations and Technically for Momentum.
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Forecast & Opinion from my Study / Analytics:
Google, Inc. and other Internet Sector Companies are tracking well. Although Google, Inc. is in a strong Rally it is always an excellent contributor to my Analytics. My Forecast have been solid for almost 5 years now and that is a good feeling………
Forecasted Performance - - - Bullish Cycle - Still Performing Well
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Typically, "Pazazz Performance" does come from Companies like (GOOG). In good times this conservative giant will always out perform the Blue Chip and many of my Bellwether Companies. This is often with equal risk and obviously a superior reward.
Google, Inc. (GOOG)
Forecasted Bullish "Alerts"
At this time (GOOG) remains in a Bullish mode and has produced an annualized profit - over the past few years of about +45%. (that's per year - not including dividends).
It, however is currently giving -- both Fundamental and Technical - - Bearish "Warnings" that if ignored will be costly.
Forecast Bullish "Alert" -- Initiated:
March, 2009 @ $312.00
Performance to Date: +225%
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My Current Forecast is not as bright as you may think ! It is not all the bad either !
If you own or are considering owning Internet Companies, the securities are a mixed bag. Google, Inc. is currently strong Technically but I have reservations about my Fundamental Valuations, therefore I have placed it on an Initial (very weak) Bearish Forecast - "Warning."
My Current Opinion is Hold with Caution !
Fundamentally, my Valuations remain strong and positive with solid future upside projections. The problem is my Valuations are on the decline, first back up a bit and then back down or sideways. This translates into just one word I used above - "Caution."
Technically, my Indicators are clearly breaking down. A re-bound rally is in process - - the strength of which is excellent. Google did not move very well for almost three years (2010 thru mid 2012). Looking back helps in looking forward. Google is selling on its highs of $1,015.
I will personally and promptly reply to any serious investor's inquiry as to my very cautious position for (GOOG) !
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A Twenty Year Perspective of Google, Inc. (GOOG)
It has NOT always been like you are being told by so many who do not take the time to do their homework and "Invest Wisely." Google, Inc. (GOOG), like most all other quality Companies, has taken some big hits over the years.
URL for (20-years of) GOOG: http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=GOOG&p=W&yr=20&mn=0&dy=0&id=p25179194005&a=300758179
A Rather Unique Chart / Graphic on (GOOG)
URL for this representation of (GOOG): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=GOOG&p=W&yr=1&mn=6&dy=0&id=p98639946647&a=300738209
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