Google’s parent comapny Alphabet blew past Wall Street’s revenue and profit targets in the second quarter, sending its stock up more than 6% in after hourse trading.
Here’s Alphabet reported:
Net Revenue (excluding traffic acquisition costs): $31.7 billion, up 20.8% year over year, and higher than the $30.84 billion that analysts expected.
Q1 EPS (GAAP): $14.21, compared with $11.19 expected by analysts.
Total advertising revenue: $32.6 billion, compared with $28.1 billion last year.
"Other" revenue: $6.1 billion, compared with $4.4 billion last year.
"Other Bets" revenue: $162 million, compared with $145 million last year.
Other bet operating loss: ($989) million versus ($732) million last year.
Traffic acquisition costs (TAC): $7.2 billion, or 22% of advertising revenue, compared with 23% of advertising revenue during last year.
Google’s capital expenditure: $6.1 billion, compared with $5.4 billion during the same period last year.
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