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Facebook Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:FB)

$195.10
+1.95 (+1.01 %)
(As of 11/16/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$193.38
Now: $195.10
$195.30
50-Day Range
$174.38
MA: $186.12
$195.92
52-Week Range
$123.02
Now: $195.10
$208.66
Volume11.23 million shs
Average Volume15.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$556.38 billion
P/E Ratio25.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
Facebook, Inc provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. The company's products include Facebook that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and messages; Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a messaging application for use by people and businesses to communicate in a private way. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP30303M10
Phone650-543-4800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.84 billion
Cash Flow$9.35 per share
Book Value$32.96 per share

Profitability

Net Income$22.11 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees35,587
Outstanding Shares2,851,750,000
Market Cap$556.38 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Facebook's stock symbol?

Facebook trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FB."

How were Facebook's earnings last quarter?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The social networking company reported $2.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.91 by $0.21. The social networking company had revenue of $17.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.35 billion. Facebook had a net margin of 27.08% and a return on equity of 20.39%. Facebook's revenue was up 28.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.76 earnings per share. View Facebook's Earnings History.

When is Facebook's next earnings date?

Facebook is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 29th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Facebook.

What price target have analysts set for FB?

45 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Facebook's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect Facebook's stock price to reach $229.37 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Facebook.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Facebook?

45 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Facebook in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 41 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Facebook.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Facebook stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Facebook stock:
  • 1. SunTrust Banks, Inc. analysts commented, "We expect FB to report inline to slightly better 2Q19 results and to reiterate prior OpEx/CapEx guidance on 7/24. Conversations with marketers suggest that advertiser demand remained strong and steady in 2Q19, showing Y/Y acceleration in spend for their sample set, driven by strength in mobile, Video and IG. While the upheaval around user privacy has had no noticeable impact on demand, regulatory scrutiny remains intense, with the FTC recommending a $5B fine for violating the 2011 consent decree with yet unknown changes to its business practices. We maintain a Buy rating/$215 PT." (7/23/2019)
  • 2. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We remain Hold rated on shares of Facebook with a 12-month DCF-driven $175 TP, or 20x 2020 EPS." (4/25/2019)
  • 3. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Facebook’s ARPU growth is expected to be negatively impacted by continued mix shift toward Stories. Also, the company needs to improve ad pricing to boost the top line. Moreover, uncertain macro environment due to Brexit is a headwind. Further, aggressive investments toward security and innovation of AR/VR and AI technologies are expected to negatively impact profits in 2019. However, shares have outperformed the industry over the past year. The company is expected to benefit from solid mobile ad revenues driven by robust performance of Instagram Stories and an expanding user base in 2019. Moreover, introduction of the shopping feature on Instagram is expected to be a major growth driver. Further, the growing appeal of the company’s Workplace platform, which has now more than two million paid users, is another key catalyst." (4/8/2019)

Has Facebook been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FB stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Facebook earned a coverage optimism score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the social networking company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Facebook.

Who are some of Facebook's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Facebook own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Facebook investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), Canopy Growth (CGC), Tesla (TSLA), Bank of America (BAC), Alphabet (GOOG) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Facebook's key executives?

Facebook's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 35)
  • Mr. David M. Wehner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Sheryl Kara Sandberg, COO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael T. Schroepfer, Chief Technology Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. Susan Jannifer Simone Taylor, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are Facebook's major shareholders?

Facebook's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.34%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.30%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.18%), Veritas Asset Management LLP (0.16%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.15%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.13%). Company insiders that own Facebook stock include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jan Koum, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan JS Taylor. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Facebook.

Which major investors are selling Facebook stock?

FB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., USS Investment Management Ltd, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Facebook company stock in the last year include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan JS Taylor. View Insider Buying and Selling for Facebook.

Which major investors are buying Facebook stock?

FB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, DNB Asset Management AS, Rheos Capital Works Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Veritas Asset Management LLP, H&H International Investment LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Facebook.

How do I buy shares of Facebook?

Shares of FB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Facebook's stock price today?

One share of FB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $195.10.

How big of a company is Facebook?

Facebook has a market capitalization of $556.38 billion and generates $55.84 billion in revenue each year. The social networking company earns $22.11 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.57 on an earnings per share basis. Facebook employs 35,587 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Facebook.

What is Facebook's official website?

The official website for Facebook is http://www.facebook.com/.

How can I contact Facebook?

Facebook's mailing address is 1601 WILLOW ROAD, MENLO PARK CA, 94025. The social networking company can be reached via phone at 650-543-4800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Facebook (NASDAQ FB)

Community Ranking:  3.7 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  4,080 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,392 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  5,472
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Facebook and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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