Alphabet Discloses $15B in 2019 YouTube Ad Revenue
In its fourth-quarter report, Google's parent broke out results for YouTube and its cloud services business for the first time.
Alphabet’s Q2 Results Ease Growth Concerns
“We’re delivering strong growth," CFO Ruth Porat says after Google's parent reports a 19% increase in revenue to $38.9 billion.
Shadow of Rising Costs Looming Over Google
Google parent Alphabet reports a 24% gain in Q4 revenue but the fees Google pays to third-party search partners jumped 33%.
Google Revenue Hits Record on Ad Sales Surge
Google's core business brought in $24.1 billion during Q3 but it remains to be seen whether its "Other Bets" will ever be as important.
Alphabet Beats Estimates With 21% Sales Rise
The 28% increase in Q2 cost of sales concerns analysts but CFO Ruth Porat says the company is not focused on operating margins.
Google Parent Sells Robotics Unit to SoftBank
Since Ruth Porat became CFO last year, Alphabet has been taking "significant measures to slim down its experimental efforts."
Google’s Non-Advertising Revenue Rises 62%
CFO Ruth Porat sees "tremendous potential" in such businesses as hardware products, apps sold through the Google Play store, and the cloud.
Alphabet Stock Tumbles 6% on Earnings Miss
Adjusted net income rose nearly 16% to $7.50 per share, but analysts were expecting earnings of $7.97 per share.
Mobile Search, YouTube, Ads Propel Alphabet’s Solid Q4
The Google business unit of Alphabet generated $21.2 billion in revenue, an 18% increase from a year earlier.
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CFO Daily Roundup of August 11, 2015
A collection of CFO.com articles and stories published on August 11, 2015.