Google in 2Q: $12.2B in Revenue, $8.42 Earnings Per Share

In the Internet search company's first financial report since acquiring Motorola Mobility, Google posts revenue of $12.2B in the second quarter,

Google posted revenue of $12.21 billion in the second quarter, in the Internet search company's first financial report since acquiring Motorola Mobility.

Google said it earned $2.79 billion, or $8.42 per share, in the second quarter.

Shares of Google were up 3 percent at $609 in after-hours trading on Thursday.

The cost per click for Google's online search ads continued to decline in the second quarter, falling 16 percent year-on-year, while the overall number of clicks on its ads increased 42 percent.

Google, the world's No. 1 Web search engine, closed its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola in mid-May, giving Google a foothold in the fiercely competitive smartphone hardware business, dominated by companies such as Apple and Samsung.

Google said the revenue at its existing Internet business totaled $10.96 billion in the second quarter, compared with $9 billion in the year-ago period. Revenue at Motorola in the second quarter was $1.25 billion.