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Facebook Stock Price
Everyone's been down on the Facebook stock price (Nasdaq: FB) this week. It's been getting bad press lately from Alibaba IPO speculators.
Regardless of the negativity, don't forget that the Facebook stock price has absolutely delivered for investors - and it's got a lot more in store.
The Alibaba stock price range has set at $66 to $66, after the company upped its initial range this week. It’s been estimated that the Alibaba IPO could raise up to $24.3 billion, making it the largest initial public offering since Facebook Inc.’s (Nasdaq: FB) $16 billion IPO in 2012.
Because of their similar sizes, and the fact that they’re only separated by two years, the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) IPO and Facebook IPO have been repeatedly compared to one another.
Which social media powerhouse - Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) or Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) - should investors buy now?
That's the question host Stuart Varney posed to Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." program yesterday (Tuesday).
While both FB stock and TWTR stock are looking attractive right now, Michael had no problem whatsoever choosing one over the other...
The earnings calendar is jam-packed this week with big results from Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and Under Armour (NYSE: UA) most recently, and results are helping the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit record highs.
S&P 500 companies are beating on EPS and revenue at a rate not seen in years. The index components that have reported are beating revenue consensus estimates by 1.43% on average.
A strong quarter from the world’s largest social networking giant was expected, and Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) delivered. Profit, revenue, and user count numbers were all solidly higher.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock was rattled Tuesday when Fed Chair Janet Yellen singled out valuations on social media stocks as "stretched." FB stock slipped 1.08% to $67.17. Facebook shares were quick with a rebound, however, bouncing back 0.49% to $67.66 by Wednesday's close.
Next week Facebook will come under intense scrutiny again when the company reports second-quarter earnings.
It's easy to see why investors pile into a company's stock on the heels of highly successful products, technologies, or services.
Investors rewarded Apple shares after their steady flow of innovative product launches, while Google shares have been on an almost uninterrupted rise since its 2004 IPO.
Even Facebook has recovered nicely after its initial IPO debacle.
In each of those examples it's tempting to focus on the products the company offers, to draw a direct line to their success. iPhones and the introduction of stylish touchscreen interfaces in the case of Apple, the aggregation and accessibility of all things data-related in the case of Google, or just mere self-indulgence in the case of Facebook.
What's important to notice, though, is that in each case we likely wouldn't be talking about them had it not been for shrewd leadership at the top.
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News came to light this week that a Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) data scientist named Adam Kramer conducted an experiment on 689,003 users of the social network site over a seven-day stretch in January 2012.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock has been logging impressive gains, and the company's strategic acquisitions continue to bolster investor confidence.
But a recent study in which Facebook tweaked the content mix in the news feeds of almost 690,000 users for one week in early 2012 could erode users' trust - and raises concerns about privacy all over again.
Facebook stock update: Reports of Facebook Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FB) demise among teens appear to have been greatly exaggerated.
According to a recent study from Forrester Research, titled "Why the Sky Isn't Falling on the World's Favorite Social Network," Facebook is still the go-to site among youth for social media.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) has built its own networking switches--crucial hardware devices that transport Internet information between machines--to power its increasing number of services.
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock has climbed 161% in just one year - a great reversal from its 53% tumble in the first three months of trading.
Facebook stock's rebound is one reason investors were praising Facebook Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg at the recent shareholder meeting, in addition to FB's recent buying spree.
The Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock price is up 60.5% from the IPO price - so investors were thrilled at the shareholder meeting.
Facebook Inc.'s second annual shareholder meeting will bring something new to the table...
This year's gathering, to be held today at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay, could get feisty as it marks the first time stockholders are able to put their own proposals up for vote.
The good news going in to the meeting is the Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock price is in much better shape than it was at the time of its first shareholder meeting.