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So, does this set Google up to break new highs on a regular basis, like a delayed version of Apple's
Over the past five years, the stock has moved sideways (by Sheikra-style roller coaster, but you know what I mean). At the same time, the P/E ratio dropped by half and Google now produces more than 5 times the free cash it did in 2007.
In other words, the financial fundamentals are in place to catapult Google higher. On top of that, Google never stopped thinking big. Microsoft
Apple and Google walked hand in hand down Wall Street until 2010, when Cupertino took off to triple in value while Google hardly moved at all:
Is it Big G's turn to shoot up like a moonbound rocket? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Me, I have a bullish CAPScall and some real-world shares riding on seeing the answer become a solid "Yes, sir!"
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