Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.04% to close at $848.14 with the total traded volume of 338857 shares. Google (GOOGL) reported that firm has partnered with 27 carriers and device manufacturers accessible worldwide, who have now launched RCS (Rich Communications Services) for Android users with the search giant. Apart from the already existing partners (including Sprint, Rogers, and Telenor), the new names include Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and Globe. Mobile manufacturers who have also partnered with Google include Micromax and Lava.
With this partnership in place, the carriers will now support RCS messaging powered by the Jibe RCS cloud from Google and will be preloading Android Messages (formerly called Messenger for Android) as the standard native messaging app for their subscribers. “We’re also announcing that the Vodafone Group RCS service is supporting Android Messages and has already launched across 10 markets for Vodafone subscribers globally,” the company said in its blog post.
To recall, RCS or Rich Communication Services is essentially a new standard for carrier-based messaging that would allow high-res photo sharing ability, group chats, and other capabilities that were not offered by the previous communication standard. The firm has institutional ownership of 81.90%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 6.44. GOOGL attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week’s performance of 0.67%.
Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.48% to $42.90. Sanofi (SNY) and Lonza (LZAGY) reported that they have entered into a strategic partnership to build and operate a large-scale mammalian cell culture facility for monoclonal antibody production in Visp, Switzerland.
The strategic partnership in the form of a joint venture combines the strong biologics development pipeline of Sanofi with the expertise of Lonza to design, construct, start-up and operate a state-of- the-art large-scale mammalian cell culture facility. The initial investment will be around CHF 290 million (270 million), to be split equally between each company. The share price of SNY attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.14%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 16.56% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.87%.