Google (GOOGL) : The short interest in Google (GOOGL) has changed with an increase of 245,259 shares and the open interest is 10.9%. From 2,260,806 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 2,506,065 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 2 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 1,475,253 shares. The total interest of shorts is 0.9% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL): The stock opened at $796.86 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $798.46 for the day. The stock traded down to $790.76 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $793.60 with a loss of -0.38% for the day. The stock had closed at $796.59 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,284,437 shares.
Alphabet Inc (Alphabet) is a collection of Companies. The Companys collection include Calico, Googles health and longevity effort; Nest its connected home business; Fiber, its gigabit internet arm; and its investment divisions such as Google Ventures and Google Capital, and incubator projects, such as Google X. These will be managed separately in Alphabet. On October 2, 2015, Google implemented a holding company reorganization pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement), dated as of October 2, 2015, among Google, Alphabet and Maple Technologies Inc., a Delaware corporation (Merger Sub), which resulted in Alphabet owning all of the outstanding capital stock of Google. Pursuant to the Alphabet Merger, Merger Sub, a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Google, merged with and into Google, with Google surviving as a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet.