What to look for when Google reports its quarterly earnings

Tracey Samuelson Feb 4, 2019
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Online ad revenue is likely to take center stage after competitor Facebook reported strong growth. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

What to look for when Google reports its quarterly earnings

Tracey Samuelson Feb 4, 2019
Online ad revenue is likely to take center stage after competitor Facebook reported strong growth. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Alphabet, the parent company of tech giant Google, will report earnings after the bell today. We’ll be looking to see what the company has to say about its regulatory issues, including a recent $57 million fine from French regulators for violating European privacy rules. But its ad revenues are likely to be a bigger story. They’ve grown by around 20 percent a year for nearly a decade. Facebook recently reported better-than-expected ad sales, so the market is expecting the same from Google.

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