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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)

$139.53 USD -$0.06 (-0.04%)
Last Price $139.53
Net Change $-0.06 (-0.04%)
Bid $139.52
Ask Price $139.55
Open Price $139.48
Previous Close Price $139.59
High Price $140.39
Low Price $139.09
Number of Trades 50,607
Volume 12,997,841
Fifty Two Week High $142.31 (2017-03-21)
Fifty Two Week Low $106.31 (2016-04-27)
Average Daily Volume 18,235,922
Share Outstanding 2,889,980 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 0/yr
Dividend Yield 0%
1st Quarter Earnings $1.41 (2017-02-01)
2nd Quarter Earnings $1.09 (2016-11-02)
3nd Quarter Earnings $0.97 (2016-07-27)
4th Quarter Earnings $0.77 (2016-04-27)
PE Ratio $40.15
EPS Growth $20.71
Recent Earnings $1.41
Annual EPS $3.45
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $403.24B
Insider Shareholders % 0.1908%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 2,889,980
Inst. Shareholder % 57.38%
Annual Net Income $9.49B
TTM Net Profit Margin $36.97
1-Year Return 24.04%
3-Year Return 117.77%
5-Year Return 265.13%
5-Year Revenue Growth 644.76%
5-Year Earnings Growth 744.19%
5-Year Dividend Growth 0%
Annual Dividend $0
Annual Dividend Yield 0%
Change in EPS YTD 20.709999%
Dividends per Share $
Stock Split Ratio
Beta 0.67
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.

Today's Facebook Stock Update

While we usually like to analyze for investors whether a stock is a buy or not, we also like to give you a quick rundown of the Facebook stock information you need today, with key data on recent FB moves. That's what you can get right here. First we'll look at where FB stock ended the last trading session: $139.59. Facebook shares rose 0.78% or $1.08 from the previous day's close. It's best to not only look at recent Facebook share data, but also look at the year's highs and lows to see where the current price stacks up... Now FB is trading above where it was last year at this time, with the share price having gone up by 24.36%.

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The Facebook stock price 52-week high is $142.31. That was hit on 3/21/2017. The FB stock 52-week low is $106.31, reached on 4/27/2016. Some more numbers to note - FB trading volume yesterday was 29,894,699. That's higher than Facebook stock's average daily trading volume of 17,055,463. Facebook's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 403,412,308,000. 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 40.56. That's smaller 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 3.26. 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 0.67. Facebook stock does not pay a dividend right now. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks. For more info on Facebook stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find FB stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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