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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 10/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:FB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. NAS:FB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:FB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 24.05 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.91
NAS:FB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NAS:FB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:FB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.91
0.72
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:FB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 214.38 vs. NAS:FB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:FB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 50.07 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 44.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
5.59%
36.96%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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Operating Margin % 44.97
NAS:FB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
95% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. NAS:FB: 44.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:FB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.57  Med: 40.06 Max: 52.28
Current: 44.97
10.57
52.28
Net Margin % 36.97
NAS:FB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NAS:FB: 36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:FB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 23.58 Max: 36.97
Current: 36.97
1.04
36.97
ROE % 19.97
NAS:FB's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NAS:FB: 19.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:FB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 11.34 Max: 19.97
Current: 19.97
0.38
19.97
ROA % 18.12
NAS:FB's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NAS:FB: 18.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:FB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 10.16 Max: 21.46
Current: 18.12
0.49
21.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 143.00
NAS:FB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.53 vs. NAS:FB: 143.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:FB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.26  Med: 116.21 Max: 150.85
Current: 143
22.26
150.85
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 44.60
NAS:FB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. NAS:FB: 44.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:FB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 31.35 Max: 44.6
Current: 44.6
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44.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 49.60
NAS:FB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. NAS:FB: 49.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:FB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 34.45 Max: 73.2
Current: 49.6
0
73.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 79.80
NAS:FB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. NAS:FB: 79.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:FB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 56.75 Max: 405.3
Current: 79.8
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405.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

FB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Daniel Loeb 3,750,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 133,728 sh (+700.57%)
Louis Moore Bacon 473,702 sh (+294.75%)
John Paulson 144,400 sh (+228.18%)
Tom Gayner 30,500 sh (+117.86%)
Lee Ainslie 2,780,705 sh (+74.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,315,294 sh (+33.71%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,459 sh (+17.06%)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (+14.29%)
Pioneer Investments 1,433,092 sh (+3.07%)
Chris Davis 2,599,249 sh (+2.81%)
Andreas Halvorsen 20,144,959 sh (+0.06%)
First Eagle Investment 3,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 25,000 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 320,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 84,005 sh (-0.49%)
Steve Mandel 10,941,237 sh (-4.14%)
John Griffin 3,006,600 sh (-4.57%)
Frank Sands 22,841,482 sh (-5.24%)
Ken Fisher 238,764 sh (-6.92%)
RS Investment Management 191,673 sh (-9.41%)
Julian Robertson 186,500 sh (-12.03%)
Murray Stahl 4,712 sh (-14.16%)
Leon Cooperman 322,400 sh (-29.81%)
Ron Baron 175,481 sh (-38.07%)
John Burbank 425,313 sh (-44.63%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 932,394 sh (-53.93%)
Ray Dalio 23,600 sh (-62.60%)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,921 sh (-68.02%)
Jim Simons 674,800 sh (-72.50%)
Steven Cohen 415,100 sh (-82.10%)
Spiros Segalas 9,351,031 sh (-13.98%)
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Q3 2016

FB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

David Tepper 1,484,608 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 270,118 sh (+576.63%)
Steven Cohen 2,439,408 sh (+487.67%)
Louis Moore Bacon 800,258 sh (+68.94%)
Tom Gayner 51,500 sh (+68.85%)
John Paulson 212,700 sh (+47.30%)
Daniel Loeb 5,450,000 sh (+45.33%)
John Griffin 3,402,200 sh (+13.16%)
David Carlson 360,000 sh (+12.50%)
Julian Robertson 197,500 sh (+5.90%)
Ray Dalio 24,700 sh (+4.66%)
First Eagle Investment 3,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 25,000 sh (unchged)
Spiros Segalas 9,351,031 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ken Fisher 238,099 sh (-0.28%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,119,045 sh (-5.92%)
Frank Sands 21,346,551 sh (-6.54%)
Chris Davis 2,420,251 sh (-6.89%)
Andreas Halvorsen 18,749,410 sh (-6.93%)
Ron Baron 161,884 sh (-7.75%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,090 sh (-10.67%)
Leon Cooperman 278,100 sh (-13.74%)
Pioneer Investments 1,006,763 sh (-29.75%)
Murray Stahl 3,152 sh (-33.11%)
Lee Ainslie 1,716,210 sh (-38.28%)
Steve Mandel 6,246,441 sh (-42.91%)
Mario Gabelli 37,924 sh (-54.86%)
Jim Simons 166,000 sh (-75.40%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 187,894 sh (-79.85%)
John Burbank 67,572 sh (-84.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,501 sh (-95.14%)
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Q4 2016

FB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ruane Cunniff 4,624 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 366,800 sh (New)
George Soros 353,686 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,579 sh (+416.52%)
Ray Dalio 100,000 sh (+304.86%)
Lee Ainslie 3,778,048 sh (+120.14%)
David Tepper 2,182,350 sh (+47.00%)
Julian Robertson 283,635 sh (+43.61%)
Chris Davis 3,319,241 sh (+37.14%)
Tom Gayner 63,500 sh (+23.30%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,771,363 sh (+20.91%)
Murray Stahl 3,579 sh (+13.55%)
Ken Fisher 255,638 sh (+7.37%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,315 sh (+7.28%)
Mario Gabelli 38,700 sh (+2.05%)
Andreas Halvorsen 18,978,163 sh (+1.22%)
John Griffin 3,413,500 sh (+0.33%)
David Carlson 360,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 3,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 25,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 286,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steve Mandel 5,927,908 sh (-5.10%)
John Paulson 181,000 sh (-14.90%)
Ron Baron 132,717 sh (-18.02%)
Frank Sands 16,847,494 sh (-21.08%)
Pioneer Investments 725,155 sh (-27.97%)
Daniel Loeb 3,500,000 sh (-35.78%)
Jim Simons 60,000 sh (-63.86%)
John Burbank 20,000 sh (-70.40%)
Leon Cooperman 68,800 sh (-75.26%)
Steven Cohen 79,300 sh (-96.75%)
Spiros Segalas 8,998,308 sh (-3.77%)
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Q1 2017

FB Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Ken Fisher 288,029 sh (+12.67%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,559,586 sh (-5.62%)
Spiros Segalas 7,118,900 sh (-20.89%)
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information    NAICS: 519190    SIC: 7375
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Headquarter Location:USA
Facebook Inc operates a social networking website. The Company's products are Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. Its products enable people to connect and share through mobile devices and personal computers.

Facebook is the world's largest online social network, with more than 1.6 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages, and sharing news events, photos and videos. Its ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and via desktop. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada, and 25% from Europe.

Guru Investment Theses on Facebook Inc

Baron Funds' Fifth Avenue Growth Fund Comments on Facebook - Feb 13, 2017

Shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, fell 10% over the fourth quarter due to concerns over slowing revenue growth after management announced that ad inventory is not expected to be a major driver of growth starting mid-2017. We think the company will be able to grow revenue through improved targeting, higher pricing, and greater video consumption. Facebook is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, which are both starting to contribute to revenue growth, and taking advantage of WhatsApp and Oculus as additional growth opportunities.



From Baron Funds' Fifth Avenue Growth Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - Jul 13, 2016

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, in our view is the largest beneficiary of the shift in consumer engagement to mobile. Mobile is no longer a device or an application. It has become a way of life. About four years ago, we participated in Facebook’s IPO at $38 per share. As user engagement transitioned from desktop to mobile, growth slowed and the stock collapsed. We thought Facebook was a unique company with real competitive advantages and viewed mobile monetization as a question of “when” rather than “if.” Market overemphasis on short-term results allowed us to build our position at an average cost of $26 per share. Facebook is currently trading at $114, or three times our initial investment.



We think Facebook will continue to grow. It is using its leadership position to offer targeted advertising capabilities at scale. The company is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, which have begun to contribute to incremental revenue growth. WhatsApp and Oculus provide additional avenues for potential growth opportunities.



From Baron Funds' Summer 2016 Newsletter.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - May 23, 2016

Shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, rose in the first quarter, driven by improving consumer engagement and monetization. Facebook is the largest beneficiary of the shift in consumer engagement to mobile. Facebook is using its leadership position to provide global advertisers targeted marketing capabilities at scale. Facebook is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, which are starting to contribute to incremental revenue growth. WhatsApp and Oculus provide additional avenues for growth opportunities.



From Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook Inc. - May 19, 2016

Shares of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, rose in the first quarter, driven by improving consumer engagement and monetization. Facebook is the largest beneficiary of the shift in consumer engagement to mobile. Facebook is using its leadership position to provide global advertisers targeted marketing capabilities at scale. Facebook is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, which are starting to contribute to incremental revenue growth. WhatsApp and Oculus provide additional avenues for growth opportunities.



From the Baron Global Advantage Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - May 06, 2016

Shares of Facebook, Inc., (NASDAQ:FB) the world’s largest social network, rose in the first quarter, driven by improving consumer engagement and monetization. Facebook is the largest beneficiary of the shift in consumer engagement to mobile. Facebook is using its leadership position to provide global advertisers targeted marketing capabilities at scale. Facebook is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, which are starting to contribute to incremental revenue growth. WhatsApp and Oculus provide additional avenues for growth opportunities. (Ashim Mehra)





From Baron Opportunity Fund first quarter 2016 commentary.







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GAMCO Global Growth Fund Comments on Facebook Inc. - Feb 22, 2016

Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FB) (2.6%) (FB – $104.66 – NASDAQ) mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. As of September 30, 2015, Facebook had 1.55 billion monthly active users (MAUs) worldwide and an average of 1.01 billion daily active users (DAUs), creating a powerful targeted advetising platform.





From the GAMCO Global Growth Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - Feb 08, 2016

Shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, were up in the fourth quarter, driven by improved consumer engagement and monetization. Facebook is a beneficiary of the consumer engagement move to mobile. It is leveraging its leadership position in mobile to offer targeted advertising capabilities at scale. It is in the early stages of monetizing online video and Instagram, both of which hold significant growth potential in our view. We believe WhatsApp and Oculus also offer growth opportunities and possible synergies with the Facebook network. (Ashim Mehra)



From the Baron Funds Opportunity Fund fourth quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - Jan 27, 2016

Shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, were up 16% in the fourth quarter and 34% in 2015. It was a year ago that we argued that the word “mobile” was no longer describing a device, but rather a behavior. Facebook’s early focus on driving and improving consumer engagement on mobile platforms is starting to bear fruit. The company is the obvious beneficiary of a structural shift of advertising dollars from “analog” to digital, and with one billion active monthly mobile users, Facebook has positioned itself as one of the largest beneficiaries of the mobile way of life by presenting global advertisers with, in our view, the most compelling advertising platform. We believe the company is in the middle stages of scaling and building out its monetization structures and stands to benefit from expected improvements in the price of advertising on its platform. We think Facebook is continually expanding the size of its addressable market by acquiring and investing in newer synergistic offerings such as Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR.



From the Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund Fourth Quarter 2015 Letter.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook Inc. - Nov 13, 2015

It’s been a while since we mentioned the shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the world’s largest social network, which rose 5% in the third quarter. It was a year ago that we argued that the word “mobile” was no longer describing a device, but rather a behavior. Facebook’s early focus on driving and improving consumer engagement on mobile platforms is starting to bear fruit. The company is the obvious beneficiary of a structural shift of advertising dollars from “analog” to digital, and with one billion active monthly mobile users, Facebook has positioned itself as one of the largest beneficiaries of the mobile way of life by presenting global advertisers with what we believe is the most compelling advertising platform. We believe the company is in the middle stages of scaling and building out its monetization structures and stands to benefit from expected improvements in the price of advertising on its platform. We think Facebook is continually expanding the size of its addressable market by acquiring and investing in newer synergistic offerings such as Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR.



From Baron Funds' Fifth Avenue Growth Fund 3rd quarter 2015 commentary.



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GAMCO Investors Comments on Facebook Inc. - Oct 19, 2015

Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FB)(4.4%) (FB – $89.90 – NASDAQ) mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. As of June 30, 2015, Facebook had 1.49 billion monthly active users (MAUs) worldwide and an average of 968 million daily active users (DAUs), creating a powerful targeted advetising platform.





From GAMCO's Growth Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook Inc. - Aug 19, 2015

Facebook, Inc. is pioneering a new age of people-based advertising – targeting relevant ads to actual people or audiences, not content. In the United States, during 2014, mobile accounted for 24% of consumer media time, but only 8% of advertising spend. Facebook accounts for a full 20% of mobile time spent in the U.S. The “catch up” of ad spend to media time provides a powerful secular tailwind to Facebook and other mobile-centric advertising platforms.



From Baron Funds’ second quarter 2015 commentary.



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Rosen Law Firm Reminds Facebook, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Class Action - FB

NEW YORK, March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of Facebook, Inc. securities (NASDAQ:FB) from May 5, 2014 through December 9, 2016, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”) of the important March 28, 2017 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action filed by the firm. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Facebook investors under the federal securities laws.
To join the Facebook class action, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-1040.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. or Kevin Chan, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email [email protected] or [email protected] for information on the class action. NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE. According to the lawsuit, throughout the Class Period Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Facebook’s metrics to calculate the average time users spent watching videos was overestimated by between 60% and 80%; (2) Facebook provided inaccurate statistics to advertisers regarding the amount of activity their ads received on the Website; and (3) as a result, the Defendants’ public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages. A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than March 28, 2017. If you wish to join the litigation, go to http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-1040.html or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact Phillip Kim or Kevin Chan of Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via email at [email protected] or [email protected]. Follow us for updates on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-rosen-law-firm or on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosen_firm. Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation. Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Contact Information:
Laurence Rosen, Esq.
Phillip Kim, Esq.
Kevin Chan, Esq.
The Rosen Law Firm, P.A.
275 Madison Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY  10016
Tel: (212) 686-1060
Toll Free: (866) 767-3653
Fax: (212) 202-3827
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Facebook Will Continue to Prove Its Bears Wrong Company's ability to appeal to more and more users makes it a great long-term pick
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 42.24
FB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.19 vs. FB: 42.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.63  Med: 75.32 Max: 2831
Current: 42.24
12.63
2831
Forward PE Ratio 27.32
FB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.31 vs. FB: 27.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 42.24
FB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 31.19 vs. FB: 42.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.63  Med: 75.32 Max: 2831
Current: 42.24
12.63
2831
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 38.61
FB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
74% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. FB: 38.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.15  Med: 53.61 Max: 97.21
Current: 38.61
30.15
97.21
PB Ratio 7.20
FB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. FB: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 6.63 Max: 11.29
Current: 7.2
2.9
11.29
PS Ratio 15.50
FB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. FB: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 16.04 Max: 21.9
Current: 15.5
7.92
21.9
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 36.95
FB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 23.35 vs. FB: 36.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.93  Med: 41.39 Max: 280.08
Current: 36.95
27.93
280.08
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.64
FB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. FB: 26.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.89  Med: 29.18 Max: 49.18
Current: 26.64
18.89
49.18
EV-to-EBIT 30.69
FB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.84 vs. FB: 30.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.5  Med: 44.5 Max: 121.7
Current: 30.69
24.5
121.7
EV-to-EBITDA 25.86
FB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. FB: 25.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.6  Med: 33.5 Max: 53.6
Current: 25.86
18.6
53.6
PEG Ratio 1.03
FB's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. FB: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
FB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.03
Current: 1.03
0.5
1.03
Current Ratio 11.97
FB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. FB: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 10.71 Max: 11.97
Current: 11.97
5.12
11.97
Quick Ratio 11.97
FB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. FB: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 10.71 Max: 11.97
Current: 11.97
5.12
11.97
Days Sales Outstanding 52.73
FB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.93 vs. FB: 52.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.13  Med: 52.1 Max: 68.97
Current: 52.73
49.13
68.97
Days Payable 29.09
FB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 54.70 vs. FB: 29.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.94  Med: 24.95 Max: 29.84
Current: 29.09
16.94
29.84

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.30
FB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. FB: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: -5.2 Max: 0
Current: -4.3
-22.6
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 18.03
FB's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
66% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. FB: 18.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
FB' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.05  Med: 15.44 Max: 29.55
Current: 18.03
10.05
29.55
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 14.92
FB's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. FB: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
FB' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.97  Med: 13.07 Max: 22.75
Current: 14.92
7.97
22.75
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.08
FB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. FB: 11.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 10.12 Max: 15.28
Current: 11.08
6.09
15.28
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.62
FB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. FB: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 3.6 Max: 4.62
Current: 4.62
3.6
4.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.97
FB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. FB: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.97
0.7
1.09
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.69
FB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FB: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
FB' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.32 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69
1.32
1.69
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.57
FB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FB: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
FB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.56  Med: 6.83 Max: 26.89
Current: 4.57
3.56
26.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.26
FB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. FB: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.2 Max: 4.1
Current: 3.26
0.8
4.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 67.73
FB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. FB: 67.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.7  Med: 67.9 Max: 68.1
Current: 67.73
67.7
68.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $27,638
EPS (TTM) $ 3.49
Beta0.54
Short Percentage of Float0.85%
52-Week Range $106.31 - 147.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,897.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 37,863 47,261 57,662
EPS ($) 5.37 6.54 7.71
EPS without NRI ($) 5.37 6.54 7.71
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
23.16%
Dividends per Share ($)
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