Did Investors Overreact to Google's Earnings?

Anyone paying even the slightest bit of attention to the financial news today had to notice Google's unexplained early earnings release and the sell-off that ensued. The stock sank some 8% in the moments following the release. And while the numbers were certainly lower than what Wall Street had hoped, the numbers themselves don't seem all that bad. Let's take a second to see if cooler heads might prevail and look at the fundamentals -- as any Foolish investor should.

Some might argue Google's earnings release isn't even the biggest news effecting the search giant to emerge this week.  Earlier this week, Apple sent out invitations for a big event on Oct. 23 in San Jose, Calif., where the company is expected to reveal the next big Apple product. We've compiled a special report on what this announcement means for Apple investors, and it's available now to members of our Apple report. To find out how to play this announcement, click here now.

Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter: @AndrewTonner

The Motley Fool owns shares of Google. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (1)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2064848, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 9/21/2014 6:24:51 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement