Exhibit 99.1
Alphabet Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 27, 2021 – Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, said: “In Q2, there was a rising tide of online activity in many parts of the world, and we’re proud that our services helped so many consumers and businesses. Our long-term investments in AI and Google Cloud are helping us drive significant improvements in everyone’s digital experience.”
“Our strong second quarter revenues of $61.9 billion reflect elevated consumer online activity and broad-based strength in advertiser spend. Again, we benefited from excellent execution across the board by our teams,” said Ruth Porat, CFO of Google and Alphabet.
Q2 2021 financial highlights
The following table summarizes our consolidated financial results for the quarters ended June 30, 2020 and 2021 (in millions, except for per share information and percentages; unaudited).
Quarter Ended June 30,
20202021
Revenues$38,297 $61,880 
Change in revenues year over year(2)%62 %
Change in constant currency revenues year over year(1)
%57 %
Operating income$6,383 $19,361 
Operating margin17 %31 %
Other income (expense), net
$1,894 $2,624 
Net income$6,959 $18,525 
Diluted EPS$10.13 $27.26 
(1)    Non-GAAP measure. See the table captioned “Reconciliation from GAAP revenues to non-GAAP constant currency revenues” for more details.




Q2 2021 supplemental information (in millions, except for number of employees; unaudited)
Revenues, Traffic Acquisition Costs (TAC) and number of employees
Quarter Ended June 30,
20202021
Google Search & other$21,319 $35,845 
YouTube ads3,812 7,002 
Google Network4,736 7,597 
Google advertising29,867 50,444 
Google other5,124 6,623 
Google Services total34,991 57,067 
Google Cloud3,007 4,628 
Other Bets148 192 
Hedging gains (losses)151 (7)
Total revenues$38,297 $61,880 
Total TAC$6,694 $10,929 
Number of employees127,498 144,056 
Segment Operating Results
Quarter Ended June 30,
20202021
Operating income (loss):
Google Services$9,539 $22,343 
Google Cloud(1,426)(591)
Other Bets(1,116)(1,398)
Corporate costs, unallocated(614)(993)
Total income from operations$6,383 $19,361 
Change in the useful lives of our server and network equipment (unaudited)
In January 2021, we completed an assessment of the useful lives of our servers and network equipment and adjusted the estimated useful life of our servers from three years to four years and the estimated useful life of certain network equipment from three years to five years. This change in accounting estimate was effective beginning in fiscal year 2021 and the effect was a reduction in depreciation expense of $721 million and $1.6 billion and an increase in net income of $561 million and $1.2 billion, or $0.84 and $1.81 per basic and $0.83 and $1.78 per diluted share, for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021, respectively.
Stock Repurchase
As we previously announced in April 2021, the Alphabet board authorized the company to repurchase up to an additional $50 billion of its Class C capital stock under our stock repurchase program. On July 22, 2021, the board approved an amendment to the stock repurchase program permitting us to repurchase both Class A and Class C shares, in a manner deemed in the best interest of the company and its stockholders, taking into account the economic cost and prevailing market conditions, including the relative trading prices and volumes of the Class A and Class C shares.

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Webcast and conference call information
A live audio webcast of our second quarter 2021 earnings release call will be available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/4ku-6h3vuNw. The call begins today at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET). This press release, including the reconciliations of certain non-GAAP measures to their nearest comparable GAAP measures, is also available at http://abc.xyz/investor.
We also provide announcements regarding our financial performance, including SEC filings, investor events, press and earnings releases, and blogs, on our investor relations website (http://abc.xyz/investor).
We also share Google news and product updates on Google’s Keyword blog at https://www.blog.google/, which may be of interest or material to our investors.
Forward-looking statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted include, among others, those risks and uncertainties included under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, and our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2021, which are on file with the SEC and are available on our investor relations website at http://abc.xyz/investor and on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Additional information will also be set forth in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2021. All information provided in this release and in the attachments is as of July 27, 2021. Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements in this press release, which are based on information available to us on the date hereof. We undertake no duty to update this information unless required by law.
About non-GAAP financial measures
To supplement our consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP, we use the following non-GAAP financial measures: free cash flow; constant currency revenues; and percentage change in constant currency revenues. The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP.
We use these non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision-making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons. We believe that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance and liquidity by excluding certain items that may not be indicative of our recurring core business operating results, such as our revenues excluding the effect of foreign exchange rate movements and hedging activities. We believe that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing our performance and when planning, forecasting, and analyzing future periods. These non-GAAP financial measures also facilitate management’s internal comparisons to our historical performance and liquidity as well as comparisons to our competitors’ operating results. We believe these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors both because (1) they allow for greater transparency with respect to key metrics used by management in its financial and operational decision-making and (2) they are used by our institutional investors and the analyst community to help them analyze the health of our business.
There are a number of limitations related to the use of non-GAAP financial measures. We compensate for these limitations by providing specific information regarding the GAAP amounts excluded from these non-GAAP financial measures and evaluating these non-GAAP financial measures together with their relevant financial measures in accordance with GAAP.
For more information on these non-GAAP financial measures, please see the tables captioned “Reconciliation from net cash provided by operating activities to free cash flow” and “Reconciliation from GAAP revenues to non-GAAP constant currency revenues” included at the end of this release.
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Alphabet Inc.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In millions, except share amounts which are reflected in thousands and par value per share amounts)
As of December 31,As of
June 30,
20202021
(unaudited)
Assets
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents$26,465 $23,630 
Marketable securities110,229 112,233 
Total cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities136,694 135,863 
Accounts receivable, net30,930 31,967 
Income taxes receivable, net454 884 
Inventory728 907 
Other current assets5,490 6,076 
Total current assets174,296 175,697 
Non-marketable investments20,703 25,532 
Deferred income taxes1,084 1,153 
Property and equipment, net84,749 91,697 
Operating lease assets12,211 12,978 
Intangible assets, net1,445 1,626 
Goodwill21,175 22,406 
Other non-current assets3,953 4,298 
Total assets$319,616 $335,387 
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable$5,589 $4,708 
Accrued compensation and benefits11,086 10,088 
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities28,631 28,981 
Accrued revenue share7,500 7,438 
Deferred revenue2,543 2,715 
Income taxes payable, net1,485 1,811 
Total current liabilities56,834 55,741 
Long-term debt13,932 14,328 
Deferred revenue, non-current481 510 
Income taxes payable, non-current8,849 8,651 
Deferred income taxes3,561 4,703 
Operating lease liabilities11,146 11,619 
Other long-term liabilities2,269 2,270 
Total liabilities97,072 97,822 
Contingencies
Stockholders’ equity:
Convertible preferred stock, $0.001 par value per share, 100,000 shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding
Class A and Class B common stock, and Class C capital stock and additional paid-in capital, $0.001 par value per share: 15,000,000 shares authorized (Class A 9,000,000, Class B 3,000,000, Class C 3,000,000); 675,222 (Class A 300,730, Class B 45,843, Class C 328,649) and 667,637 (Class A 301,040, Class B 45,546, Class C 321,051) shares issued and outstanding
58,510 60,436 
Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)633 190 
Retained earnings163,401 176,939 
Total stockholders’ equity222,544 237,565 
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity$319,616 $335,387 

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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(In millions, except share amounts which are reflected in thousands and per share amounts)
Quarter Ended June 30,Year To Date June 30,
2020202120202021
(unaudited)(unaudited)
Revenues$38,297 $61,880 $79,456 $117,194 
Costs and expenses:
Cost of revenues18,553 26,227 37,535 50,330 
Research and development6,875 7,675 13,695 15,160 
Sales and marketing3,901 5,276 8,401 9,792 
General and administrative2,585 3,341 5,465 6,114 
Total costs and expenses31,914 42,519 65,096 81,396 
Income from operations6,383 19,361 14,360 35,798 
Other income (expense), net1,894 2,624 1,674 7,470 
Income before income taxes 8,277 21,985 16,034 43,268 
Provision for income taxes1,318 3,460 2,239 6,813 
Net income$6,959 $18,525 $13,795 $36,455 
Basic earnings per share of Class A and B common stock and Class C capital stock$10.21 $27.69 $20.16 $54.32 
Diluted earnings per share of Class A and B common stock and Class C capital stock$10.13 $27.26 $20.00 $53.54 
Number of shares used in basic earnings per share calculation681,768 668,958 684,117 671,089 
Number of shares used in diluted earnings per share calculation687,024 679,612 689,646 680,842 

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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In millions)
Quarter Ended June 30,Year to Date June 30,
2020202120202021
(unaudited)(unaudited)
Operating activities
Net income$6,959 $18,525 $13,795 $36,455 
Adjustments:
Depreciation and impairment of property and equipment3,178 2,730 6,077 5,255 
Amortization and impairment of intangible assets208 215 417 443 
Stock-based compensation expense3,382 3,803 6,573 7,548 
Deferred income taxes(591)379 (416)1,479 
Gain on debt and equity securities, net(1,842)(2,883)(1,040)(7,634)
Other372 (8)669 (263)
Changes in assets and liabilities, net of effects of acquisitions:
Accounts receivable(80)(3,661)2,522 (867)
Income taxes, net783 (1,082)538 (297)
Other assets(244)(199)(359)(192)
Accounts payable146 (130)(689)(1,112)
Accrued expenses and other liabilities1,432 3,731 (2,099)201 
Accrued revenue share179 473 (692)29 
Deferred revenue111 (3)148 134 
Net cash provided by operating activities13,993 21,890 25,444 41,179 
Investing activities
Purchases of property and equipment(5,391)(5,496)(11,396)(11,438)
Purchases of marketable securities(26,548)(24,183)(64,111)(60,609)
Maturities and sales of marketable securities24,063 21,419 65,874 60,667 
Purchases of non-marketable investments(739)(766)(1,311)(1,412)
Maturities and sales of non-marketable investments213 237 473 256 
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired, and purchases of intangible assets(165)(308)(355)(1,974)
Other investing activities119 23 531 53 
Net cash used in investing activities(8,448)(9,074)(10,295)(14,457)
Financing activities
Net payments related to stock-based award activities(1,475)(2,453)(2,716)(4,637)
Repurchases of capital stock(6,852)(12,796)(15,348)(24,191)
Proceeds from issuance of debt, net of costs6,699 1,898 7,599 
Repayments of debt(35)(7,741)(1,982)(8,678)
Proceeds from sale of interest in consolidated entities, net864 300 2,464 310 
Net cash used in financing activities(7,498)(15,991)(15,684)(29,597)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents51 183 (221)40 
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents(1,902)(2,992)(756)(2,835)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period19,644 26,622 18,498 26,465 
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$17,742 $23,630 $17,742 $23,630 


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Reconciliation from net cash provided by operating activities to free cash flow (in millions; unaudited):
We provide free cash flow because it is a liquidity measure that provides useful information to management and investors about the amount of cash generated by the business that can be used for strategic opportunities, including investing in our business and acquisitions, and to strengthen our balance sheet.
Quarter Ended
June 30, 2021
Net cash provided by operating activities$21,890 
Less: purchases of property and equipment(5,496)
Free cash flow$16,394 
Free cash flow: We define free cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities less capital expenditures.
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Reconciliation from GAAP revenues to non-GAAP constant currency revenues (in millions, except percentages; unaudited):
We provide non-GAAP constant currency revenues and the non-GAAP percentage change in constant currency revenues because they facilitate the comparison of current results to historic performance by excluding the effect of foreign exchange rate movements and hedging activities, which are not indicative of our core operating results.
Quarter Ended June 30, 2021
YoY
(using Q2'20's FX rates)
QoQ
(using Q1'21's FX rates)
EMEA revenues (GAAP)$19,084 $19,084 
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q2'20 rates(1,425)N/A
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q1'21 ratesN/A79 
EMEA constant currency revenues (non-GAAP)$17,659 $19,163 
Prior period EMEA revenues (GAAP)$11,363 $17,031 
EMEA revenue percentage change (GAAP)68 %12 %
EMEA constant currency revenue percentage change (non-GAAP)55 %13 %
APAC revenues (GAAP)$11,231 $11,231 
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q2'20 rates(350)N/A
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q1'21 ratesN/A158 
APAC constant currency revenues (non-GAAP)$10,881 $11,389 
Prior period APAC revenues (GAAP)$6,945 $10,455 
APAC revenue percentage change (GAAP)62 %%
APAC constant currency revenue percentage change (non-GAAP)57 %%
Other Americas revenues (GAAP)$3,364 $3,364 
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q2'20 rates(112)N/A
Exclude foreign exchange effect on Q2'21 revenues using Q1'21 ratesN/A
Other Americas constant currency revenues (non-GAAP)$3,252 $3,371 
Prior period Other Americas revenues (GAAP)$1,839 $2,905 
Other Americas revenue percentage change (GAAP)83 %16 %
Other Americas constant currency revenue percentage change (non-GAAP)77 %16 %
United States revenues (GAAP)$28,208 $28,208 
United States revenue percentage change (GAAP)57 %13 %
Hedging gains (losses)$(7)$(7)
Revenues (GAAP)$61,880 $61,880 
Constant currency revenues (non-GAAP)$60,000 $62,131 
Prior period revenues, excluding hedging effect (non-GAAP)(1)
$38,146 $55,423 
Revenue percentage change (GAAP)62 %12 %
Constant currency revenue percentage change (non-GAAP)57 %12 %
(1)    Total revenues and hedging gains (losses) for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 were $38,297 million and $151 million, respectively. Total revenues and hedging gains (losses) for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 were $55,314 million and $(109) million, respectively.
Non-GAAP constant currency revenues and percentage change: We define non-GAAP constant currency revenues as total revenues excluding the effect of foreign exchange rate movements and hedging activities, and we use it to determine the constant currency revenue percentage change on year-on-year and quarter-on-quarter basis. Non-GAAP constant currency revenues are calculated by translating current quarter revenues using prior period exchange rates and excluding any hedging effect recognized in the current quarter. Constant currency revenue percentage change is calculated by determining the increase in current quarter non-GAAP constant currency revenues over prior period revenues, excluding any hedging effect recognized in the prior period.
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Other income (expense), net
The following table presents our other income (expense), net (in millions; unaudited):
 Quarter Ended
June 30,
20202021
Interest income$433 $389 
Interest expense(13)(76)
Foreign currency exchange gain (loss), net(92)(51)
Gain (loss) on debt securities, net387 111 
Gain (loss) on equity securities, net(1)
1,455 2,772 
Performance fees(75)(523)
Income (loss) and impairment from equity method investments, net(54)92 
Other(147)(90)
Other income (expense), net$1,894 $2,624 
(1)Includes all gains and losses, unrealized and realized, on equity investments. For Q2 2021, the net effect of the gain on equity securities of $2,772 million and the performance fees of $523 million increased the provision for income tax, net income, and diluted EPS by $472 million, $1,777 million, and $2.61, respectively. Fluctuations in the value of our investments may be affected by market dynamics and other factors and could significantly contribute to the volatility of OI&E in future periods.

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Segment results
The following table presents our revenues and operating income (loss) (in millions; unaudited):
Quarter Ended June 30,
20202021
Revenues:
Google Services$34,991 $57,067 
Google Cloud3,007 4,628 
Other Bets148 192 
Hedging gains (losses)151 (7)
Total revenues$38,297 $61,880 
Quarter Ended June 30,
20202021
Operating income (loss):
Google Services$9,539 $22,343 
Google Cloud(1,426)(591)
Other Bets(1,116)(1,398)
Corporate costs, unallocated(614)(993)
Total income from operations$6,383 $19,361 
We report our segment results as Google Services, Google Cloud, and Other Bets:
Google Services includes products and services such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. Google Services generates revenues primarily from advertising; sales of apps, in-app purchases, digital content products, and hardware; and fees received for subscription-based products such as YouTube Premium and YouTube TV.
Google Cloud includes Google’s infrastructure and data analytics platforms, collaboration tools, and other services for enterprise customers. Google Cloud generates revenues primarily from fees received for Google Cloud Platform services and Google Workspace collaboration tools.
Other Bets is a combination of multiple operating segments that are not individually material. Revenues from the Other Bets are derived primarily through the sale of internet services as well as licensing and R&D services.
Unallocated corporate costs primarily include corporate initiatives, corporate shared costs, such as finance and legal, including certain fines and settlements, as well as costs associated with certain shared research and development activities. Additionally, hedging gains (losses) related to revenue are included in corporate costs.
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