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This Day in History: 14 years ago Google stock began trading on the NASDAQ Exchange

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Today, 14 years ago (August 19, 2004), Google stock began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

From initial public offering to changing the way the world lives and does business by making reliable information easily available to the world.

Google sold 22 million shares for $85 in its initial public offering.

The stock closed its first day of trading at $100.34, up from $15.34 from its initial public offering.

Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google, is a multinational conglomerate company located in Mountain View, California. Googles’ Class A (NASDAQ TICKER: GOOGL) closing stock price for Friday, August 17, 2018 closed the days’ trading session at $1,215.85.

Google had more than $110 billion USD revenue in 2017 and is currently ranked as the world’s fifty largest information technology company based on revenue.

Google Founders are Larry Page and Sergey Brin.