| 5:23 pm on Oct 18, 2004 (gmt 0)|
How do you know their upcoming quarterly report will be "pretty"?
| 3:14 pm on Oct 20, 2004 (gmt 0)|
|Google predicted that the number of advertiser accounts will jump from 280,000 this year to 378,000 in 2005, according to the documents. From 2004 to 2008, the number of accounts is expected to more than double to 652,050 |
according to internal documents obtained by The San Fransisco Chronicle [sfgate.com]
| 8:31 pm on Oct 21, 2004 (gmt 0)|
$805.9 million in revenues, up 105% year over year and up 15% over Q2.
$212.1 million in operating income (excluding one-time charges), up 218% year over year and 24% over Q2.
$0.45 EPS (excluding one-time charges), up 462% year over year and 50% over Q2.
Looks good, despite the fact that analysts were looking for $0.52 to $0.61 ($0.56 average).
| 9:02 pm on Oct 21, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Over $156 and rising in after hours trading.
Great conference call.
| 9:20 pm on Oct 21, 2004 (gmt 0)|
From an analyst question in the conference call: EPS is $0.70 if you exclude stock-based compensation and the other one-time charges, and this appears to be the number that analysts are looking for. In that case, GOOG performed better than even the highest analysts estimate ($0.61).