Analytical Report on Facebook, Inc. (FB)

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Facebook, Inc. (FB) belonging to the Computer and Technology sector has declined -0.11% and closed its last trading session at $139.84.

The company reported its EPS on 02/01/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $159.46.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.27. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.27 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.28 and 1.31 respectively.

Facebook, Inc. on 02/01/2017 reported its EPS as $1.41 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.31. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.1. This shows a surprise factor of 7.6%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Facebook, Inc. Earnings, with 38 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.11.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.33 and $0.9 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.77.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Facebook, Inc. as $7.81 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 36 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 8.29 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 7.51 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 5.38 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Facebook, Inc. is 44.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 34%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 70.1% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 23.5%.

The Company got Downgrade by Pivotal Research Group on 2-Feb-17 from Buy to Hold.

Insider Trades for Facebook, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 8 Mar 2017 where Zuckerberg (Mark), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 200 shares were traded at a price of $138.53.

65 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 2076910 shares traded.

40 analysts projected Price Targets for Facebook, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $180. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $98 and the Mean Price Target is $159.82.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) has the market capitalization of $404.13 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $140.34 on Mar 17, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $106.31 on Apr 27, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 17.5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 19.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 17.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 21.55 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.69 and ATR value of 1.31. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 0.68% and 0.99%.