Rank: No. 23 Latest 12-Month Sales: $35.8 billion Estimated EPS Current Fiscal Year: $36.89 Estimated EPS Next Fiscal Year: $44.02
Already dominant in online search advertising, Google is capturing an increasing share of display ads as well. In the mobile market more than half of all smartphones now ship with Google's Android operating system, and the company will pay $9.8 billion to acquire handset maker Motorola Mobility in a deal expected to close early this year.
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