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Last Updated: Dec-09-2016 19:59:02

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Today's Facebook Stock Update

For any Facebook stock investors or potential Facebook stock investors, we put together key numbers on FB shares in this daily update. You'll find the last FB stock closing price, where Facebook stock is trading compared to a year ago, the stock's dividend yield, and more...First we'll look at where FB stock ended the last trading session: $119.68. Facebook shares went up 0.65% or $0.77 from the previous day's close.Simply checking out yesterday's FB numbers isn't as helpful as looking at the big picture, so let's do that now...Facebook is currently trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with shares up 14.42% from then.

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The Facebook stock price 52-week high is $133.50. That was hit on 10/25/2016. The FB stock 52-week low is $89.37, reached on 1/20/2016.Also important to note - FB trading volume yesterday was 22,442,701. That's greater than Facebook stock's average daily trading volume of 17,464,742.Facebook's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 344,917,760,000. That gives Facebook a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Facebook stock is 42.13. That's less than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare FB to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of FB is 2.59.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Facebook is 0.68.Facebook stock does not pay a dividend right now. Generally a dividend yield of 2% or more is decent for those investors who want income from dividend stocks.Every day we publish Facebook stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on FB and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) Profile

Prior Close$118.91
Market Cap$344.92 B
PE Ratio42.47
Facebook Inc. operates a social networking website worldwide. The Company's products for users are free of charge and available on the Web mobile Web and mobile platforms such as Android and iOS. Its website enables users to connect share discover and communicate with each other. The Facebook Platform is a set of tools and application programming interfaces that developers can use to build social apps on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook. It offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. Facebook Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park California.
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FB Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$1.09 (2016-11-02)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.97 (2016-07-27)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.77 (2016-04-27)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.79 (2016-01-27)
PE Ratio42.47
EPS Growth121.74%
Recent Earnings$1.09
Annual EPS$2.8
Market Capitalization$344.92 B
Insider Shareholder %0.1908%
Annual Revenue$24.67 B
Number of Shares Outstanding2,882,000 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %56.19%
Annual Net Income$7.48B
TTM Net Profit Margin$30.42
One Year Return17.2%
Three Year Return68.84%
Five Year Return213.05%
Five Year Revenue Growth808.21%
Five Year Earnings Growth432.14%
Five Year Dividend Growth0%
Last Quarter EPS$0.88
Annual EPS$2.8
Annual Dividend$0
Annual Dividend Yield0%
Change in EPS YTD121.739998%
PE Ratio42.47
Recent Earnings$1.09
Dividends per Share$
Stock Split Ratio

FB Key Stats

Last Price$119.68
Net Change$0.77 (0.65%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$119.22
Previous Close Price$118.91
High Price$119.94
Low Price$118.95
Number of Trades75,545
Fifty Two Week High$133.5 (2016-10-25)
Fifty Two Week Low$89.37 (2016-01-20)
Average Daily Volume26,013,295
Share Outstanding2,882,000 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$0/yr
Dividend Yield0%