Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Introduces Two-Step Verification By Sending Out Sign-In Prompts On Your Mobile- Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT)

Several matter pinch shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) [Trend Analysis], as shares moving up 0.07% to $831.33 with a share volume of 1.47 Million. Google (GOOGL), in June last year, introduced two-step verification by sending out sign-in prompts on your mobile whenever there was an attempt to access your Google account on an untrusted device. Although it was a more secure way to protect your account, it still lacked disclosure about information of the device that is used to sign-in. That’s now changed, as Google has started rolling out an update on Android and iOS, where the name and the location of the device will appear on the mobile-screen prompt.

Internet security is a concerning issue and Google did its part by introducing two-factor authentication wherein Google offers OTP to mobile number, Google Authenticator-generated codes, and backup codes. However that was a little annoying sometimes until Google revamped it in June last year with mobile prompts. With the new update, users who have opted into receiving phone prompts for 2-step verification will start receiving additional details about the sign-in request, like when and where it was made. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 25.34% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -1.26%. The float short ratio was 0.34%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 1.34.

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a loss -5.59% to $115.93. Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ICPT) on Thursday declared a loss of $120 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had a loss of $4.84.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $3.58 per share. The drugmaker posted revenue of $13.8 million in the period, which beat Street forecasts. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.2 million. For the year, the company declared that its loss widened to $412.8 million, or $16.74 per share. Revenue was declared as $25 million.

The total volume of 1.43 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 525.25 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 29.90%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 5.80%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 250.65.


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