Google has just released its Q2 2014 earnings, where revenues hit $ 16 billion, up 22 percent from the year previous. Operating income was $ 4.26 billion, 27 percent of revenues, up from $ 3.47 billion the year earlier. Net income was $ 3.42 billion in the end, up just slightly from Q2 2013. Earnings Per Share (EPS) came in at $ 4.99, up from $ 4.77. This all compares to the previous quarter, where Google posted revenues of $ 15.4 billion and profit of $ 4.12 billion (27 percent of revenues).

Google sites generated $ 10.94 billion of the company’s total revenues, a 23 percent increase over Q2 2013, while partner sites accounted for $ 3.42 billion of revenues. Paid clicks for ads increased 25 percent over the last year, and cost-per-click was down approximately 6 percent in the same period.




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