Google beats earnings, stock up 4%

Steve Kovach
Google beats earnings, stock up 4%

Google's parent company Alphabet beat earnings expectations on the top and bottom line for the first quarter. The stock was up more than 3% in after-hours trading.

Let's go over the numbers, which Alphabet reported Thursday.

Here are the results versus Wall Street's expectations (via Bloomberg):

-EPS, GAAP: $7.73 vs. $7.41 expected 

-Revenue: $24.75 billion versus $24.17 billion expected, up 22% from the year-ago quarter.

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