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NASDAQ:FB - Facebook Stock Price, Forecast & News

$222.14
+0.37 (+0.17 %)
(As of 01/21/2020 02:52 AM ET)
Today's Range
$220.53
Now: $222.14
$222.29
50-Day Range
$194.11
MA: $207.77
$222.14
52-Week Range
$142.52
Now: $222.14
$222.38
Volume15.21 million shs
Average Volume10.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$633.49 billion
P/E Ratio35.49
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$9.26 per share
Book Value$29.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$22.11 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees35,587
Outstanding Shares2,851,750,000
Market Cap$633.49 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Confirmed)
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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The social networking company reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 return on equity of 20.39% and a net margin of 27.08%. The firm's revenue was up 28.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $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.

How can I listen to Facebook's earnings call?

Facebook will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for FB?

49 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Facebook's shares. Their forecasts range from $164.62 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Facebook's stock price to reach $238.58 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Facebook.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Facebook?

49 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Facebook in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 46 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Facebook’s shares have outperformed the industry in the past year. Growth in Instagram Stories and Feed, and Facebook News Feed is expected to aid mobile ad revenues. The company’s initiatives to improve privacy, transparency and authenticity of ads are likely to boost user trust and engagement. The launch of Facebook View app, Facebook Pay and catalogs in the WhatsApp Business app aimed at small businesses is noteworthy. Meanwhile, estimates have been stable ahead of the company’s fourth-quarter earnings release. The company has a mixed record of earnings surprises in the recent quarters. However, a persistent mix shift toward Stories is anticipated to hurt ARPU. Also, the company’s rising regulatory headwinds, including the antitrust investigation and the EU’s investigation of Libra, are concerns." (1/10/2020)
  • 2. 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)
  • 3. 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)

Has Facebook been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FB stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 -2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines 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 several days. View News Stories for Facebook.

Are investors shorting Facebook?

Facebook saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 26,820,000 shares, a decrease of 10.4% from the December 15th total of 29,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,540,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Facebook's Current Options Chain.

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (0.11%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.11%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.05%), Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Facebook stock include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jan Koum, Jennifer Newstead, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan JS Taylor. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Facebook.

Which institutional investors are selling Facebook stock?

FB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Occidental Asset Management LLC, Evanson Asset Management LLC, Country Trust Bank and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Facebook company stock in the last year include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jennifer Newstead, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan JS Taylor. View Insider Buying and Selling for Facebook.

Which institutional investors are buying Facebook stock?

FB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Belmont Capital LLC, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, BW Gestao de Investimentos Ltda. and Pensionfund Sabic. 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 $222.14.

How big of a company is Facebook?

Facebook has a market capitalization of $633.49 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:  4,143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,478 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  5,621
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 1/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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