It's been a great year so far for search giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and its investors. The company has handily outperformed the broad market, even despite its recent earnings mishap. But while Google's surging share price was great for its past investors, is its stock still attractive for those looking to invest today?

To be sure, the company is perfectly primed to mint money in our increasingly mobile future as its Android operating system has become the global standard in mobile computing. The potential problem that investors encounter today is the premium that Google's shares command. So how should investors play Google? In this video, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner runs the numbers and whether investors should still consider buying its shares today.

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