EFE | Los Angeles

Google earned $4.757 billion during the 4th quarter of 2014, 40.9 percent more than during the same period the year before, but missing analysts' expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter.

After the close of regular trading on the stock market on Thursday, the California-based tech giant announced its quarterly results of $6.91 per share, but analysts had forecast earnings of $7.12 per share and, as a result, the stock initially moved lower in late trading but then rallied and closed down in the post-market by only 1 percent.

Google earned 69 percent of its revenues in the 4th quarter of 2014 from its Internet-related business. EFE/File
Google earned 69 percent of its revenues in the 4th quarter of 2014 from its Internet-related business. EFE/File
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