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Meta Platforms PB Ratio

: 4.23 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2022-05-19), Meta Platforms's share price is $192.24. Meta Platforms's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $45.41. Hence, Meta Platforms's PB Ratio of today is 4.23.

Good Sign:

Meta Platforms Inc stock PB Ratio (=4.46) is close to 5-year low of 4.05

The historical rank and industry rank for Meta Platforms's PB Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

FB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9   Med: 6.41   Max: 11.29
Current: 4.31

During the past 12 years, Meta Platforms's highest PB Ratio was 11.29. The lowest was 2.90. And the median was 6.41.

FB's PB Ratio is ranked worse than
72.79% of 577 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 2.40 vs FB: 4.31

During the past 12 months, Meta Platforms's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -3.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 15.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 18.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 33.60% per year.

During the past 12 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Meta Platforms was 110.10% per year. The lowest was 15.60% per year. And the median was 25.30% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Meta Platforms PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Meta Platforms's PB Ratio 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.

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Meta Platforms Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.90 4.45 5.79 6.07 7.38

Meta Platforms Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
PB Ratio 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 6.26 7.11 7.11 7.38 4.90

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Meta Platforms's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio 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 PB Ratio Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Meta Platforms's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Meta Platforms's PB Ratio falls into.



Meta Platforms PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Meta Platforms's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Mar. 2022)
=192.24/45.405
=4.23

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Meta Platforms  (NAS:FB) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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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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