NASDAQ:FB - Facebook, Inc. Common Stock Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$201.74 +0.24 (+0.12 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$201.74
Today's Range$199.31 - $202.24
52-Week Range$147.80 - $203.55
Volume17.05 million shs
Average Volume17.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$585.36 billion
P/E Ratio32.75
Dividend YieldN/A
Facebook, Inc. Common Stock logoFacebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. Its products include Facebook Website and mobile application that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing visual stories through photos, videos, and direct messages; Messenger, a messaging application to communicate with other people, groups, and businesses across various platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application. The company also offers Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allows people to enter an immersive and an interactive environment to train, learn, play games, consume content, and connect with others. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 1.40 billion daily active users. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio9.91
Quick Ratio9.91


Trailing P/E Ratio32.75
Forward P/E Ratio26.34
P/E Growth1.08

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.65 billion
Price / Sales14.42
Cash Flow$7.2988 per share
Price / Cash27.64
Book Value$25.58 per share
Price / Book7.89


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.16
Net Income$15.93 billion
Net Margins40.03%
Return on Equity27.74%
Return on Assets24.62%


Outstanding Shares2,905,000,000

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Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's stock symbol?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FB."

How were Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's earnings last quarter?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The social networking company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.44. The social networking company earned $11.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $11.41 billion. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock had a net margin of 40.03% and a return on equity of 27.74%. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's quarterly revenue was up 49.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.04 earnings per share. View Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's Earnings History.

When is Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's next earnings date?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock.

What price target have analysts set for FB?

43 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's shares. Their forecasts range from $138.00 to $275.00. On average, they expect Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's stock price to reach $218.4369 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Facebook, Inc. Common Stock stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Facebook, Inc. Common Stock stock:
  • 1. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We are reminded of a Warren Buffett quote, “Trust is like the air we breathe – when it’s present, nobody really notices; when it’s absent, everybody notices.” Key Points 1. It became apparent during the hearings that Mark Zuckerberg is more knowledgeable about technology than members of Congress. Unfortunately for Facebook and the industry, broad knowledge by politicians of the real issues is not a prerequisite for regulation. It takes only a few members of Congress with interest in the topics at hand (privacy, security, competition, and consumer protection) to begin the process of creating rules for Internet companies, just like those that exist in almost every other industry. We believe consumer protection laws will be instituted in the U.S. to protect consumers and that Facebook’s scale and business practices have served as the catalyst." (4/12/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Facebook has been battered by the recent data leak, which reportedly affected 87 million users.  The fiasco has sparked concerns about user privacy on the platform. The incident not only grabbed the attention of government regulators worldwide but also fetched harsh criticism from the likes of Apple CEO Tim Cook. Although CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized, it may not be enough to restore user as well as advertiser trust immediately. Estimates have been going down ahead of the company’s Q1 earnings release. However, Facebook’s efforts to plug security loopholes as well as limit fake news are expected to eventually boost trustworthiness." (4/11/2018)
  • 3. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We also reiterate our Outperform recommendation on shares. Updated Terms and Conditions and Data Policy offer clearer view of current practices. In the first of two press releases today, FB issued a revised set of user Terms and Conditions and Data Policy, making clear that the new documents neither asked for any new user permissions, nor made any changes to users’ existing privacy setting choices made through the use of its family of products. Instead the revised policy offered a more detailed explanation as to what types of data FB collects across its family of products as well as a clearer expression of how the data is used to offer users a personalized product experience and advertisers the opportunity to more accurately target their messages to prospective consumers. In closing, the release offered that FB would be collecting feedback over the next 7 days, with goal of presenting the full revisions that will require user consent." (4/5/2018)
  • 4. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We note that these comments were generally consistent with observations we have found recently, which indicates that marketers are unlikely to cut their spending because of concerns about the social ills of social media. However, spending will change if consumer behaviors on those media change, and spending will further be impacted by practical limits to growth in budgets for advertising, which for us remains as a key concern on the growth potential for digital media companies we cover." (2/12/2018)

Are investors shorting Facebook, Inc. Common Stock?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,722,131 shares, a drop of 4.9% from the May 15th total of 29,161,328 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 15,636,140 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's key competitors?

Who are Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's key executives?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 34)
  • Mr. David M. Wehner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Sheryl Kara Sandberg, COO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael T. Schroepfer, Chief Technology Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Christopher K. Cox, Chief Product Officer (Age 35)

Has Facebook, Inc. Common Stock been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FB stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the social networking company an impact score of 46.00 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's major shareholders?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.13%), Northern Trust Corp (0.92%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.69%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.46%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.45%) and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.45%). Company insiders that own Facebook, Inc. Common Stock stock include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jan Koum, Jas Athwal, Marc L Andreessen, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel, Sheryl Sandberg and Susan Desmond-Hellmann. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock.

Which major investors are selling Facebook, Inc. Common Stock stock?

FB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polen Capital Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Swiss National Bank, American Century Companies Inc., OZ Management LP, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Swedbank and Baillie Gifford & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Facebook, Inc. Common Stock company stock in the last year include Christopher K Cox, Colin Stretch, David B Fischer, David M Wehner, Jan Koum, Marc L Andreessen, Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Todd Schroepfer, Peter Thiel and Sheryl Sandberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock.

Which major investors are buying Facebook, Inc. Common Stock stock?

FB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Suvretta Capital Management LLC, Veritas Asset Management LLP, First Pacific Advisors LLC, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. and Edgewood Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock.

How do I buy shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock?

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Facebook, Inc. Common Stock's stock price today?

One share of FB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $201.74.

How big of a company is Facebook, Inc. Common Stock?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock has a market capitalization of $585.36 billion and generates $40.65 billion in revenue each year. The social networking company earns $15.93 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.16 on an earnings per share basis. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock employs 25,105 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Facebook, Inc. Common Stock?

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock'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, Inc. Common Stock (FB)

Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  3,405 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  918 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  4,323
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Facebook, Inc. Common Stock 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 6/23/2018 by Staff

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