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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 42.81
FB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. FB: 42.81 )
FB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 4.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 42.81

Equity to Asset 0.88
FB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. FB: 0.88 )
FB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.88

0.77
0.89
Interest Coverage 50.07
FB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5422.02 vs. FB: 50.07 )
FB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.55   Max: 50.07
Current: 50.07

10.55
50.07
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 52.47
M-Score: -2.39
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 43.27
FB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. FB: 43.27 )
FB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.57   Max: 52.28
Current: 43.27

10.57
52.28
Net-margin (%) 23.78
FB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. FB: 23.78 )
FB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 30.7
Current: 23.78

1.04
30.7
ROE (%) 15.67
FB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. FB: 15.67 )
FB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 28.32
Current: 15.67

0.64
28.32
ROA (%) 13.47
FB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. FB: 13.47 )
FB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 21.46
Current: 13.47

0.49
21.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 124.53
FB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 70.43 vs. FB: 124.53 )
FB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.98   Max: 226.43
Current: 124.53

21.98
226.43
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 1,787,150 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 1,875,657 sh (New)
David Swensen 51,533 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 590,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,058,600 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,434,976 sh (New)
George Soros 541,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 255,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 398,200 sh (+72.61%)
Mario Gabelli 28,840 sh (+68.46%)
Ron Baron 166,670 sh (+3.9%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,300 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 1,016,761 sh (-1.38%)
Frank Sands 35,226,219 sh (-1.4%)
Steve Mandel 7,635,995 sh (-22.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,477,900 sh (-42.29%)
John Burbank 105,000 sh (-50.2%)
Steven Cohen 45,170 sh (-99.09%)
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Q4 2013

FB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Julian Robertson 13,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 109,700 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 102,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,903 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,026,307 sh (+4385.96%)
Andreas Halvorsen 18,301,402 sh (+312.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,723,982 sh (+16.65%)
Pioneer Investments 1,156,858 sh (+13.78%)
Mario Gabelli 32,140 sh (+11.44%)
RS Investment Management 428,900 sh (+7.71%)
Ron Baron 166,670 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,300 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 55,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
David Swensen Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Frank Sands 33,602,762 sh (-4.61%)
Jim Simons 817,300 sh (-22.79%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,148,877 sh (-35.71%)
Steve Mandel 3,000,441 sh (-60.71%)
Lee Ainslie 433,680 sh (-76.88%)
Caxton Associates 57,714 sh (-77.37%)
George Soros 36,300 sh (-93.3%)
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Q1 2014

FB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Tepper 478,500 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 4,222 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,545 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,759 sh (+82.8%)
George Soros 50,000 sh (+37.74%)
Julian Robertson 18,200 sh (+31.88%)
Pioneer Investments 1,258,543 sh (+8.79%)
Jim Simons 822,684 sh (+0.66%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 66,600 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 30,740 sh (-4.36%)
Frank Sands 30,778,827 sh (-8.4%)
Mario Cibelli 49,500 sh (-10%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,026,050 sh (-10.69%)
Ron Baron 136,965 sh (-17.82%)
RS Investment Management 300,600 sh (-29.91%)
Steve Mandel 2,000,000 sh (-33.34%)
Steven Cohen 1,298,721 sh (-35.91%)
Ray Dalio 65,200 sh (-36.08%)
Andreas Halvorsen 8,821,514 sh (-51.8%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 562,235 sh (-67.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 10,500 sh (-90.43%)
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Q2 2014

FB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 223,338 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 46,400 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 948,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
George Soros 1,841,260 sh (+3582.52%)
Julian Robertson 341,500 sh (+1776.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 357,703 sh (+1543.93%)
David Tepper 3,585,329 sh (+649.29%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,276,742 sh (+127.08%)
Jim Simons 1,561,500 sh (+89.81%)
Ron Baron 236,847 sh (+72.93%)
Mario Gabelli 44,175 sh (+43.71%)
Pioneer Investments 1,780,643 sh (+41.48%)
Steven Cohen 1,210,600 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,300 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Ken Fisher 4,136 sh (-2.04%)
Frank Sands 29,222,890 sh (-5.06%)
Louis Moore Bacon 941,812 sh (-8.21%)
RS Investment Management 246,400 sh (-18.03%)
Mario Cibelli 28,000 sh (-43.43%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,087,288 sh (-53.67%)
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Latest Guru Trades with FB

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 Add 1776.37%7.95%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%341500
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 3582.52%0.9%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%1841260
Mario Cibelli 2014-06-30 Reduce -43.43%0.61%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%28000
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.52%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.25%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%223338
Frank Sands 2014-06-30 Reduce -5.06%0.24%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%29222890
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 72.93%0.03%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%236847
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 43.71%$56.14 - $67.6 $ 76.8825%44175
Frank Sands 2014-03-31 Reduce -8.4%0.4%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%30778827
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.31%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%0
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Reduce -33.34%0.24%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%2000000
Mario Cibelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -10%0.16%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%49500
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Add 31.88%0.09%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%18200
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -36.08%0.02%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%65200
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%7545
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 37.74%0.01%$53.53 - $72.03 $ 76.8822%50000
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Reduce -60.71%1.03%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%3000441
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce -76.88%1%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%433680
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -93.3%0.28%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%36300
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Reduce -4.61%0.23%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%33602762
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy0.23%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%13800
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$44.82 - $57.96 $ 76.8853%102000
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 New Buy1.3%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%1875657
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.3%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%541500
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.59%0.27%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%7635995
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -50.2%0.09%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%105000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 68.46%$24.37 - $51.24 $ 76.88107%28840
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Guru Investment Theses on Facebook Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Facebook - May 29, 2014

Shares of Facebook Inc. (FB), the world's largest social network, were up 10% in the first quarter, driven by improvements in consumer engagement and mobile monetization. We continue to believe that Facebook is in the early stages of building out its global advertising business. The company has an attractive customer base and stands to benefit from expected improvements in the price of advertising on its platform. Its recent acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp provide further growth opportunities and possible synergies with the Facebook network





From Baron Funds' first quarter 2014 commentary.



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Baron Funds Comments on Facebook Inc. - Nov 25, 2013

Facebook Inc. (FB) is the largest social networking company in the world with in excess of one billion active monthly users. The company built a unique platform where users continue to demonstrate stickiness and high engagement. Facebook is in the early stages of monetizing its customer base and we continue to see more evidence that its messaging is starting to resonate with marketers and advertisers world-wide. We believe that the company will successfully navigate the transition to mobile and that annualized revenues per customer can continue to increase meaningfully. In addition, we see significant positive optionality from eventual monetization opportunities in search, video, publishing and Instagram.

From Ron Baron's Baron Funds third quarter 2013 commentary.


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Julian Robertson Buys Tableau Software, Facebook, Netflix, Sells Ulta Salon, EBay, EQT
Legendary investor Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) just reported his second quarter portfolio at Tiger Management. The portfolio is primarily Mr. Robertson’s personal investment.

Mr. Robertson is regarded as the founder of the whole hedge fund industry. He had tremendous success from 1980 through 2000, when his flagship fund compounded 31.5%, and his assets grew from a few hundred million to $26 billion in 2008.



In addition to his own success with his fund, Mr. Robertson has taught and seeded a group of hedge fund managers who are called Tiger Cubs or Tiger Seeds. Many of the Tiger Cubs are also great investors and have been very successful on their own. GuruFocus tracks the portfolios of a few of them, including John Griffin (Trades, Portfolio) of Blue Ridge Capital, Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) of Maverick Capital, Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) of Viking Global, and Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) of Lone Pine Capital.



Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) buys Tableau Software Inc, Facebook Inc, Netflix Inc, Citigroup Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, Google Inc, etc. during the 3-months ended 06/30/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Tiger Management. As of 06/30/2014, Tiger Management owns 49 stocks with a total value of $274 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.


New Purchases: NFLX, C, MU, USAK, P, CVLT, BIDU, NLSN, RCL, HMTV, Added Positions: DATA, FB, GILD, GOOGL, ENSG, ESCA, SXC, NXPI, ADSK, GIMO, Reduced Positions: VLO, DAL, POST, AAL, GLPI, FNF, ETFC, AMD, CTXS, CALX, DWRE, Sold Out: ULTA, EBAY, EQT, MET, HIMX, NAV, ADTN, TTWO, BRCD, BID, SPLK, ARMH, BLOX, RKUS, CVT, MRVL, TXTR, ARCP, For the details of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)'s stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Julian+Robertson

These are the top 5 holdings of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)



1. Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) - 443,911 shares, 13.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 28.55%

2. Tableau Software Inc (DATA) - 348,000 shares, 9.1% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 2900%

3. Facebook Inc (FB) - 341,500 shares, 8.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 1776.37%

4. Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL) - 561,485 shares, 7.9% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 24.68%

5. Google Inc (GOOGL) - 32,896 shares, 7.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 61.29%



New Purchase: Netflix Inc (NFLX)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Netflix Inc. His purchase prices were between $314.21 and $448.68, with an estimated average price of $377.79. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.7%. His holdings were 29,000 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Citigroup Inc (C)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Citigroup Inc. His purchase prices were between $45.68 and $49.58, with an estimated average price of $47.57. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.6%. His holdings were 267,800 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Micron Technology Inc (MU)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Micron Technology Inc. His purchase prices were between $21.13 and $32.5, with an estimated average price of $27.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.59%. His holdings were 49,300 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: USA Truck Inc (USAK)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in USA Truck Inc. His purchase prices were between $14.82 and $19.24, with an estimated average price of $17.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.49%. His holdings were 71,933 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: CommVault Systems Inc (CVLT)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in CommVault Systems Inc. His purchase prices were between $46.07 and $70.8, with an estimated average price of $53.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.42%. His holdings were 23,500 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Pandora Media Inc (P)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Pandora Media Inc. His purchase prices were between $22.17 and $31.74, with an estimated average price of $26.06. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.42%. His holdings were 39,500 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Baidu Inc (BIDU)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Baidu Inc. His purchase prices were between $143.51 and $184.96, with an estimated average price of $163.28. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.42%. His holdings were 6,100 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Nielsen NV (NLSN)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Nielsen NV. His purchase prices were between $42.68 and $48.42, with an estimated average price of $46.52. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.32%. His holdings were 18,000 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. His purchase prices were between $50.75 and $57.12, with an estimated average price of $53.82. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.13%. His holdings were 6,400 shares as of 06/30/2014.

New Purchase: Hemisphere Media Group Inc (HMTV)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Hemisphere Media Group Inc. His purchase prices were between $10.91 and $12.63, with an estimated average price of $11.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.09%. His holdings were 19,287 shares as of 06/30/2014.

Sold Out: Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc (ULTA)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc. His sale prices were between $84.79 and $100.11, with an estimated average price of $89.99.

Sold Out: eBay Inc (EBAY)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in eBay Inc. His sale prices were between $48.25 and $56.04, with an estimated average price of $51.79.

Sold Out: EQT Corp (EQT)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in EQT Corp. His sale prices were between $98.65 and $109.84, with an estimated average price of $105.31.

Sold Out: MetLife Inc (MET)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in MetLife Inc. His sale prices were between $49.19 and $56.55, with an estimated average price of $52.46.

Sold Out: Himax Technologies Inc (HIMX)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Himax Technologies Inc. His sale prices were between $5.94 and $11.98, with an estimated average price of $8.02.

Sold Out: Navistar International Corp (NAV)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Navistar International Corp. His sale prices were between $31.93 and $38.35, with an estimated average price of $35.47.

Sold Out: Adtran Inc (ADTN)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Adtran Inc. His sale prices were between $21.29 and $26.11, with an estimated average price of $22.64.

Sold Out: Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (TTWO)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. His sale prices were between $18.81 and $22.38, with an estimated average price of $20.45.

Sold Out: Brocade Communications Systems Inc (BRCD)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Brocade Communications Systems Inc. His sale prices were between $7.99 and $10.84, with an estimated average price of $9.21.

Sold Out: Sothebys (BID)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Sothebys. His sale prices were between $37.91 and $44.8, with an estimated average price of $40.69.

Sold Out: Splunk Inc (SPLK)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Splunk Inc. His sale prices were between $40.39 and $74.9, with an estimated average price of $52.43.

Sold Out: ARM Holdings PLC (ARMH)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in ARM Holdings PLC. His sale prices were between $42.83 and $52.82, with an estimated average price of $46.45.

Sold Out: Infoblox Inc (BLOX)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Infoblox Inc. His sale prices were between $12.17 and $21.32, with an estimated average price of $17.18.

Sold Out: Ruckus Wireless Inc (RKUS)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Ruckus Wireless Inc. His sale prices were between $8.96 and $12.3, with an estimated average price of $10.6.

Sold Out: Cvent Inc (CVT)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Cvent Inc. His sale prices were between $23.25 and $36, with an estimated average price of $28.27.

Sold Out: Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. His sale prices were between $14.18 and $16.23, with an estimated average price of $15.41.

Sold Out: Textura Corp (TXTR)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Textura Corp. His sale prices were between $14.23 and $25.3, with an estimated average price of $20.3.

Sold Out: American Realty Capital Properties Inc (ARCP)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in American Realty Capital Properties Inc. His sale prices were between $11.94 and $14.13, with an estimated average price of $12.86.

Added: Tableau Software Inc (DATA)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Tableau Software Inc by 2900%. His purchase prices were between $54.13 and $81.18, with an estimated average price of $62.56. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 8.8%. His holdings were 348,000 shares as of 06/30/2014.

Added: Facebook Inc (FB)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Facebook Inc by 1776.37%. His purchase prices were between $56.14 and $67.6, with an estimated average price of $61.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 7.95%. His holdings were 341,500 shares as of 06/30/2014.

Added: Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Gilead Sciences Inc by 28.55%. His purchase prices were between $65.48 and $83.02, with an estimated average price of $77.76. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.98%. His holdings were 443,911 shares as of 06/30/2014.

Added: Google Inc (GOOGL)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Google Inc by 61.29%. His purchase prices were between $518 and $585.93, with an estimated average price of $551.75. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.66%. His holdings were 32,896 shares as of 06/30/2014.

Added: Ensign Group Inc (ENSG)

Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Ensign Group Inc by 97.1%. His purchase prices were between $22.04 and $30.93, with an estimated average price of $25.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 84,950 shares as of 06/30/2014. Read more...
Baron Funds Comments on Facebook
Shares of Facebook Inc. (FB), the world's largest social network, were up 10% in the first quarter, driven by improvements in consumer engagement and mobile monetization. We continue to believe that Facebook is in the early stages of building out its global advertising business. The company has an attractive customer base and stands to benefit from expected improvements in the price of advertising on its platform. Its recent acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp provide further growth opportunities and possible synergies with the Facebook network Read more...
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The next Monday, when the fathers were all back at work, we kids were playing in a field. One kid says to me, “See that bird? What kind of bird is that?” I said, “I haven’t the slightest idea what kind of a bird it is.” He says, “It’s a brown-throated thrush. Your father doesn’t teach you anything!” But it was the opposite. He had already taught me: “See that bird?” he says. “It’s a Spencer’s warbler.” (I knew he didn’t know the real name.) “Well, in Italian, it’s a Chutto Lapittida. In Portuguese, it’s a Bom da Peida. In Chinese, it’s a Chung-long-tah, and in Japanese, it’s a Katano Tekeda. You can know the name of that bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird. You’ll only know about humans in different places, and what they call the bird. So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing—that’s what counts.” (I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.) Read more...
Frank Sands' First Quarter Top Five
Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) of Sands Capital Management reported his first quarter holdings today. These holdings highlighted five new buys, bringing his total to 44 stocks valued at $38.4 billion. The Sands Capital Management team is dedicated to identifying the relatively small number of truly exceptional growth businesses that they expect to own for many years. Read more...
Tech Stocks with David Einhorn’s New Short Criterion of 90% Downside
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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc., Palo Alto Networks Inc.
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 83.30
FB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 67.90 vs. FB: 83.30 )
FB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 67.71   Max: 7930
Current: 83.3

67.71
7930
P/B 10.75
FB's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. FB: 10.75 )
FB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 10.9
Current: 10.75

2.9
10.9
P/S 19.81
FB's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. FB: 19.81 )
FB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 6.69   Max: 22.05
Current: 19.81

6.69
22.05
PFCF 62.50
FB's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FB: 62.50 )
FB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 30.25   Max: 352.44
Current: 62.5

30.25
352.44
EV-to-EBIT 46.02
FB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 46.87 vs. FB: 46.02 )
FB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 27.2   Max: 163.4
Current: 46.02

27.2
163.4
Current Ratio 12.81
FB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. FB: 12.81 )
FB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 13.56
Current: 12.81

4.83
13.56
Quick Ratio 12.81
FB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. FB: 12.81 )
FB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 13.56
Current: 12.81

4.83
13.56

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 17.13
FB's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
81% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FB: 17.13 )
FB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 16.58
Current: 17.13

5.47
16.58
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.88
FB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FB: 15.88 )
FB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 15.22
Current: 15.88

4.95
15.22
Price/Tangible Book 11.83
FB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. FB: 11.83 )
FB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 10.78
Current: 11.83

3.68
10.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
FB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FB: 1.37 )
FB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.37

0.58
1.32
Price/Graham Number 6.60
FB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. FB: 6.60 )
FB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 17.99
Current: 6.6

5.13
17.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
FB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. FB: 2.20 )
FB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.7
Current: 2.2

0.6
3.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:FB2A.Germany
Facebook Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated in Delaware in July 2004. The Company is a social networking website which builds products that creates utility for users, developers, and advertisers. The Company enables people who use Facebook to stay connected with their friends and family, to discover what is going on in the world around them, and to share and express what matters to them to the people they care about. It enables developers to use the Facebook Platform to build applications and websites that integrate with Facebook to reach its global network of users and to build products that are more personalized and social. It enables marketers to engage with more than one billion monthly active users (MAUs) on Facebook or subsets of its users based on information they have chosen to share with it such as their age, location, gender, or interests. It offers marketers a unique combination of reach, relevance, social context, and engagement to enhance the value of their ads. The Company makes investments in product and feature development, data management and personalization technologies, large-scale systems and scalable infrastructure, mobile technologies, and advertising technologies. The Company works directly with advertisers, through traditional advertising agencies and with an ecosystem of agencies that have a specialized focus on Facebook advertising. It has a global sales force that attracts and retains marketers and provides support to them throughout the stages of the advertising campaign cycle from pre-purchase decision making to real-time optimizations to post-campaign analytics. It currently operates more than 30 sales offices around the globe. The Company faces competition from several companies which include Google, Microsoft, and Twitter, which offer a variety of Internet products, services, content, and online advertising offerings, as well as from mobile companies and smaller Internet companies that offer products and services that may compete with specific Facebook features. The Company is subject to a variety of laws and regulations in the United States and abroad that involve matters central to its business, including user privacy, rights of publicity, data protection, content, intellectual property, distribution, electronic contracts and other communications, competition, protection of minors, consumer protection, taxation, and online payment services.
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