Google's parent business and holding company is Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL). The business offers software and internet-related services, including as mobile operating systems, cloud computing, streaming entertainment, and web browsing and search. A wide range of other industries, including cloud computing, software and hardware, advertising services, and mobile and desktop apps, are also undertaken by the company. More than 20 years later, it has developed into one of the most popular websites in the world.
Both shares held indirectly and shares available through stock options are not included in the shares indicated in this section. Each time they purchase or sell an amount of the company's shares that is regarded to be substantial, insiders are required to submit an SEC Form 4.
Class B shares have no 'market value' because they are not traded.
Approximately 3.0% of Alphabet's outstanding shares, or 19.8 million shares, are owned by Larry Page. Page is a board member of Alphabet and a co-founder of Google. From the time the firm was founded until 2001 and again from 2011 to 2015, he served as its CEO. He served as Alphabet's CEO from 2015 until his resignation in late 2019. Page has a net worth of almost $120 billion, making him the fifth-richest person in the United States.