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NASDAQ:FB

Facebook Stock Forecast, Price & News

$266.63
+4.73 (+1.81 %)
(As of 10/1/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$264.80
Now: $266.63
$268.33
50-Day Range
$248.15
MA: $269.42
$303.91
52-Week Range
$137.10
Now: $266.63
$304.67
Volume19.99 million shs
Average Volume23.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$759.58 billion
P/E Ratio32.56
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.25
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. It also provides Oculus, a hardware, software, and developer ecosystem, which allows people to come together and connect with each other through its Oculus virtual reality products. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 1.52 billion daily active users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
CUSIP30303M10
Phone650-618-7714

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$70.70 billion
Cash Flow$8.51 per share
Book Value$35.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$18.49 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees44,942
Outstanding Shares2,848,816,000
Market Cap$759.58 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$266.63
+4.73 (+1.81 %)
(As of 10/1/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Facebook's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Facebook's stock was trading at $170.21 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FB stock has increased by 56.6% and is now trading at $266.63.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Facebook?

47 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Facebook in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings, 41 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Facebook's next earnings date?

Facebook is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Facebook's earnings last quarter?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The social networking company reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.36. The social networking company had revenue of $18.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.29 billion. Facebook had a return on equity of 22.90% and a net margin of 31.29%.
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What price target have analysts set for FB?

47 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Facebook's shares. Their forecasts range from $195.00 to $330.00. On average, they expect Facebook's stock price to reach $283.05 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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What are Wall Street analysts saying about Facebook stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Facebook stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Facebook is benefiting from growth in Instagram Stories and Feed, and expanding user base in the Asia Pacific. The company helped people connect during the coronavirus pandemic. Notably, voice and video calling more than doubled on Messenger and WhatsApp. The launch of Messenger Rooms for video call, which can accommodate 50 people, and WhatsApp video support for up to eight users are noteworthy in this regard. Further, the GIPHY buyout will boost user engagement. However, Facebook expects ad-sales to be hurt by weakness in travel and automotive industry. The company didn’t provide any specific revenue guidance for the second quarter of 2020 as well as the full year. Moreover, higher operating expense is expected to dent the operating margin in 2020 due to sluggish revenue growth. Shares have outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis." (6/12/2020)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "NEW YORK (dpa-AFX Analyser) – Das Analysehaus Jefferies hat das Kursziel fur Facebook von 235 auf 225 US-Dollar gesenkt, aber die Einstufung auf Buy" belassen. Die Werbeerlose der US-Internetkonzerne konnten sich in der gegenwartigen Corona-Krise schlechter entwickeln als wahrend der Finanzkrise 2008/2009, schrieb Analyst Brent Thill in einer am Montag vorliegenden Branchenstudie. Der Experte reduzierte seine 2020er Umsatzprognosen fur die betreffenden Unternehmen um 3 bis 16 Prozent./edh Veroffentlichung der Original-Studie: 05.04.2020 / 19:25 / ET Erstmalige Weitergabe der Original-Studie: 05.04.2020 / 19:25 / ET Hinweis: Informationen zur Offenlegungspflicht bei Interessenkonflikten im Sinne von § 85 Abs. 1 WpHG, Art. 20 VO (EU) 596/2014 fur das genannte Analysten-Haus finden Sie unter http://web.dpa-afx.de/offenlegungspflicht/offenlegungs_pflicht.html." (4/6/2020)

Has Facebook been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FB stock have been trending negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Facebook earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the social networking company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Facebook?

Facebook saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 22,390,000 shares, a decrease of 11.3% from the August 31st total of 25,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 26,490,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), Tesla (TSLA), Canopy Growth (CGC), Walt Disney (DIS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are Facebook's key executives?

Facebook's management team includes the following 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)

What is Facebook's stock symbol?

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

Who are Facebook's major shareholders?

Facebook's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.00%), Private Trust Co. NA (0.00%), Campbell Capital Management Inc. (0.00%), Thomasville National Bank (0.00%) and Bath Savings Trust Co (0.00%). Company insiders that own Facebook stock include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jennifer Newstead, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan JS Taylor.
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Which institutional investors are selling Facebook stock?

FB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomasville National Bank. Company insiders that have sold Facebook company stock in the last year include David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jennifer Newstead, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg, and Susan JS Taylor.
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Which institutional investors are buying Facebook stock?

FB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell Capital Management Inc., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Private Trust Co. NA, and Bath Savings Trust Co.
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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 $266.63.

How big of a company is Facebook?

Facebook has a market capitalization of $759.58 billion and generates $70.70 billion in revenue each year. The social networking company earns $18.49 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.43 on an earnings per share basis. Facebook employs 44,942 workers across the globe.

What is Facebook's official website?

The official website for Facebook is 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 650-618-7714 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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