Facebook Stock Price (NASDAQ:FB)
Facebook Inc Business Profile
Facebook with ticker symbol FB got listed on the NASDAQ on May 18, 2012. Facebook stock data became available after the company went public in what was one of the biggest IPO in the history of internet companies, with a market capitalization of $104 billion, with Facebook stock price being $38 at the time of its debut (See: Facebook stock history). The much-hyped IPO ran into hurdles with the Facebook share price declining by 50% in just in three months. It took a little over a year for Facebook stock price to reach its IPO value and Facebook valuation has been on the rise ever since. The company became a part of the S&P500 after the close of trading on December 20, 2013 affirming its place as one of the top tech companies in the US. Facebook earnings chart shows the company's earnings growth rate, which has been positive since 2013.
Facebook Inc., founded by Mark Zuckerberg is a global social networking platform. Facebook aims to connect the world by enabling people to discover, share, like, discuss, and communicate with family and friends on computers, tablets and mobile devices. With the aim of becoming a rich platform, Facebook launched the "Facebook Platform" in 2007 to allow third party developers to leverage its vast user base to create social apps and websites. Facebook relies on the advertising business model to generate revenue and will always remain free for the users.
Facebook faces stiff competition from companies like Alphabet Inc.(GOOGL) formerly Google Inc (GOOGL) and Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) which have been in the business of providing online advertising for a much longer time. While Google and Microsoft rely on internet search to provide targeted ads, Facebook provides the same based on demographics like age, gender and interests.
The company is subject to a variety of laws and regulations pertaining to user privacy, data protection, and protection of minors.
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Sector: Computer and Technology
Industry: Internet Services
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Facebook Financial Ratios
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Facebook Financial Statements
|Net Sales or Revenues||27.64B||17.93B||12.47B||7.87B||5.09B|
|Total Operating Expense||11.42B||8.84B||5.32B||3.19B||3.19B|
|cash flow statement||2016||2015||2014||2013||2012|
|Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities||758M||784M||-262M||676M||-491M|
|Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities||16.11B||8.6B||5.46B||4.22B||1.61B|
|Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment||-4.49B||-2.52B||-1.83B||-1.36B||-1.24B|
An investor needs to spend $176.01 to buy FB stock, as the closing Facebook stock price is $176.01. Stock price or share price can be used to find the total market value of a company. Facebook market cap stands at $515.23B as of Feb 20, 2018. Facebook valuation can be different from its intrinsic stock price when viewed from a value investors perspective.
For recognizing and analyzing the real performance of Facebook stock, it is a standard practise to adjust historical stock prices to remove gaps caused by stock splits, dividends and distributions. The volume of shares traded stood at 21,204,921 on the last trading day, as is evident from Facebook stock chart, and FB stock quote data. Dividends are usually paid by large stable companies, and typically not by those which are in their rapid growth stages. A company's continuing success is indicated by a steadily increasing dividend payout. Facebook dividend per share was 0.00 during the last quarter. One can observe stock price trends and check for volatility by checking Facebook stock price history.