GOOG  Google Inc.

Exchange

NASDAQ

Sector

Technology

Industry

Computer Software: Programming, Data Processing

Market Cap.

575.60B

Very Strong Balance Sheet

GOOG has more Cash than its Total Liabilities, resulting in $83.70 Net Cash per share. In other words, if you buy GOOG today, the price you're paying for shares is actually $748.79 because $83.70 of Cash is included in the current share price. This much Cash is very healthy. It can help GOOG sustain itself in the face of any economic turmoil and makes a stock buyback more of a possibility.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in December
2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Cash 14.22B 15.85B 24.48B 34.98B 44.63B 48.09B 58.72B 64.40B 73.07B 86.33B
Current Assets 17.29B 20.18B 29.17B 41.56B 52.76B 60.45B 72.89B 80.69B 90.11B 105.41B
Total Assets 25.34B 31.77B 40.50B 57.85B 72.57B 93.80B 110.92B 131.13B 147.46B 167.50B
Current Liabilities 2.04B 2.30B 2.75B 10.00B 8.91B 14.34B 15.91B 16.81B 19.31B 16.76B
Total Liabilities 2.65B 3.53B 4.49B 11.61B 14.43B 22.08B 23.61B 26.63B 27.13B 28.46B
Stockholder' Equity 22.69B 28.24B 36.00B 46.24B 58.15B 71.72B 87.31B 104.50B 120.33B 139.04B
Current Ratio 8.49 8.77 10.62 4.16 5.92 4.22 4.58 4.80 4.67 6.29
TL-to-TA 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.20 0.20 0.24 0.21 0.20 0.18 0.17

Consistent Reinvestment of Profits over the past 10 years

GOOG has consistently retained profits. This may put GOOG in a strong position to invest for the future, by buying new machinery, investing in R&D or a number of other options. By effectively using these earnings, GOOG can greatly improve their long-term economic picture.
Figures in USD. Fiscal year ends in December
2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Retained Earnings 9.33B 13.56B 20.08B 27.87B 37.61B 48.34B 61.26B 75.71B 89.22B 105.13B
Retained Earnings Growth - 45.28% 48.08% 38.77% 34.94% 28.55% 26.73% 23.58% 17.85% 17.83%