Google is one of the best businesses in the history of the world.
Their core search business is referred to internally as “the cash machine” for good reason. It has helped Google create more profits since its inception than the entire American airline industry has cumulatively produced in 100 years. It also funds all of the other value-creating activities which are starting to bear significant fruit like YouTube, Waymo, Verily, Nest, Google Cloud and more.
Without getting too deep into the weeds, here are 4 charts that should put a smile on every Google shareholder’s face.