GOOG Vs. GOOGL Stock: 2 Ways To Buy Alphabet, One Of Them Is Always Better


  • The confusion around Alphabet’s stock tickers never seems to end, but we shall put an end to this debate once and for all through this note.
  • Alphabet has three share classes (A, B, C), and we will discuss each of them in detail to understand the difference between GOOG and GOOGL.
  • Furthermore, I will share the better class of stock for retail investors looking to buy into Alphabet on this dip.
Mountain View, CA/USA - May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc.

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In my recent article on Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL), we discussed Google’s lose-lose situation in relation to Microsoft’s attack on its “Search” market share with a better mouse trap, i.e., OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Despite facing the prospect of a declining market share (revenue growth

Classes Economic Interests Voting Power
Class A shares (GOOGL) Same as other classes 1 Vote
Class B shares Same as other classes 10 Votes
Class C shares (GOOG) Same as other classes No Voting Power

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of GOOG either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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