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50-Day Range
$216.08
MA: $238.54
$265.28
52-Week Range N/A
Volume72.73 million shs
Average Volume21.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$764.74 billion
P/E Ratio32.78
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.2
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
Book Value$38.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$18.49 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees44,942
Outstanding Shares2,848,820,000
Market Cap$764.74 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Facebook?

48 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, 42 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The social networking company reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.36. The social networking company earned $18.69 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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?

48 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Facebook's stock. Their forecasts range from $195.00 to $325.00. On average, they anticipate Facebook's stock price to reach $276.10 in the next twelve months.
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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?

News articles about FB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Facebook earned a news sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the social networking company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Facebook?

Facebook saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,670,000 shares, a drop of 11.5% from the July 15th total of 30,150,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 25,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Canopy Growth (CGC), Tesla (TSLA), Walt Disney (dis), Alphabet (GOOG) and Visa (V).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Jennison Associates LLC (0.52%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.37%), Swiss National Bank (0.33%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.18%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.15%). 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 major investors are selling Facebook stock?

FB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Banco Santander S.A., State of Michigan Retirement System, Platinum Investment Management Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Buckingham Asset Management LLC, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Facebook company stock in the last year include David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jennifer Newstead, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg, and Susan JS Taylor.
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Which major investors are buying Facebook stock?

FB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Discovery Value Fund, Provident Trust Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Fisher Asset Management LLC.
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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.

How big of a company is Facebook?

Facebook has a market capitalization of $0.00 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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