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Meta Platforms Peter Lynch Fair Value

: $330.50 (As of Today)
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Peter Lynch Fair Value applies to growing companies. The ideal range for the growth rate is between 10 - 20% a year. Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E value for a growth company equals its growth rate, that is PEG = 1. The earnings here is trailing twelve month (TTM) earnings. For non-bank companies, the growth rate we use is the average growth rate for EBITDA per share over the past 5 years. For Banks, the growth rate we use is the average growth rate for Book Value per share over the past 5 years. If 5-Year Growth Rate is greater than 25% a year, we use 25. If 5-Year Growth Rate is smaller than 5% a year, we do not calculate Peter Lynch Fair Value.

Here, as of today, Meta Platforms's PEG is 1. Meta Platforms's 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is 25. Meta Platforms's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $13.22. Therefore, the Peter Lynch Fair Value for today is $330.50.

As of today (2022-05-25), Meta Platforms's share price is $181.28. Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch fair value is $330.50. Therefore, Meta Platforms's Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Ratio for today is 0.55.


The historical rank and industry rank for Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value or its related term are showing as below:

FB' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53   Med: 1.11   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.55


During the past 12 years, the highest Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Ratio of Meta Platforms was 1.82. The lowest was 0.53. And the median was 1.11.


FB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked better than
70.75% of 106 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 0.94 vs FB: 0.55

Note: Please don't confuse Peter Lynch Fair Value with the value reached in Peter Lynch Chart.


Meta Platforms Peter Lynch Fair Value Historical Data

The historical data trend for Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Meta Platforms Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Peter Lynch Fair Value
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 134.75 189.25 161.00 252.50 345.00

Meta Platforms Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
Peter Lynch Fair Value Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 292.25 337.50 350.25 345.00 330.50

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value, along with its competitors' market caps and Peter Lynch Fair Value data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Meta Platforms Peter Lynch Fair Value Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value falls into.



Meta Platforms Peter Lynch Fair Value Calculation

Meta Platforms's Peter Lynch Fair Value for today is calculated as

Peter Lynch Fair Value=PEG Ratio*5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*EPS without NRI (TTM)
=1* 25 *13.22
=330.50

Meta Platforms's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $13.22.


* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

If 5-Year Earnings Growth Rate is greater than 25% a year, we use 25.

If 5-Year Earnings Growth Rate is smaller than 5% a year, we do not calculate Peter Lynch Fair Value.

Please note that we use the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate for non-bank companies, as EBITDA growth is subject to less manipulations than net earnings per share. For banks, we use the 5-year average growth rate of Book Value per share as the growth rate. The reason is that EBITDA is not applicable to Banks and Book value is a relative important measurement for Banks. In the calculation, PEG=1 because Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E ratio of the growth stock is equal to its earnings growth rate.


Meta Platforms  (NAS:FB) Peter Lynch Fair Value Explanation

Peter Lynch Fair Value applies to growing companies. The ideal range for the growth rate is between 10 - 20% a year.

Peter Lynch thinks that the fair P/E value for a growth company equals its growth rate, that is PEG = 1. The earnings here is trailing twelve month (TTM) earnings. For non-bank companies, the growth rate we use is the average growth rate for EBITDA per share over the past 5 years. For Banks, the growth rate we use is the average growth rate for Book Value per share over the past 5 years.

Please don't confuse Peter Lynch Fair Value with the value reached in Peter Lynch Chart. In Peter Lynch chart, a fixed P/E ratio of 15 is used to draw the Earnings Line. Therefore the value reached has a P/E ratio of 15. But in Peter Lynch Fair Value calculation, P/E equals to the growth rate of EBITDA per share over the past 5 years, which is 25 instead of 15 in this case.

Meta Platforms's Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value=Share Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value
=181.28/330.50
=0.55

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


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Meta Platforms Business Description

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Meta is the world's largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. 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. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.
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