This Wednesday, Google CEO Larry Page celebrates the one-year anniversary of his second go-around leading the company he founded with Sergey Brin.
His record has been mixed — he’s managed to keep employees happy and stop the brain drain, has overseen the launch of Google’s most successful social product yet (Google+) and redesigns of key products like YouTube, and made a big bold bet on mobile by spending $12.5 billion on Motorola.
But the big question for investors is: how has the stock done since he’s taken over?
It’s up about 9% as of this morning.
But Google’s biggest (public) rivals are doing better: Amazon is up 10%, Microsoft 27%, and Apple almost 80%.
Here’s the chart:
Photo: Google Finance