Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) intends to lower almost 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. division, or almost 20 percent of the staff at the firm it purchased in the beginning of this year, as per reported by a person closely related with the issue.
Two-thirds of the lowering would be outside the US, according to the person, who demanded not to be identified as the matter was not public. Google is also halting almost one-third of Motorola Mobility’s facilities, the person stated. Motorola, which informed workers on Sunday about of the layoffs, would make the changes in the coming few weeks, the person added.
Its competitors include Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) which has market capitalization of 46.72 billion with 2.14 billion outstanding shares and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) possessing market capitalization of 17.95 billion with 1.18 billion outstanding shares.
Other technology stocks include NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) whose market capitalization remained 9.05 billion, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) with a market cap. Of 255.02 billion, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) having market capitalization of 134.48 billion, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) with a market capitalization of 6.88 billion, Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) with 38.85 billion and Fusion-IO, Inc. (NYSE:FIO) with market capitalization of 2.51 billion.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock in current session held volume of 1.86 million shares as compare to its average volume of 2.24 million shares. The stock after opening at $647.42 hit high price of $655.00 and then trading at $655.43 by scoring +2.09% or $13.43.
As the revenue measures GOOG generated revenue of 43.16 billion in the following twelve months income of $11.11 billion. The Company showed a positive 25.74% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 30.48%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 29.01%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 0.10% which was maintained for the month at 12.54%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as 6.08% and for the year was 14.21% while the YTD performance remained at -0.60%.
The GOOG past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.86 and price to cash ratio remained 4.87. As far as the returns are concern, the GOOG return on equity was recorded as 19.04% and increased 17.21% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 14.72%.
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