Facebook Stock Price (NASDAQ:FB)

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$171.11 $1.06 (0.62%) FB stock closing price Sep 21, 2017 (Closing)
Prev Close* : $172.17
Market Cap:
Day Low: $170.01
52 Week Low: $113.55
Open: $171.69
Volume: 11090290
Day High: $172.27
52 Week High: $175.49

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.

Business description:

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.

More Information:

Website: http://www.facebook.com/

Facebook Investor Relations

Facebook Financial Information


Price of Facebook stock at IPO, WSJ

Mark Zuckerberg, Forbes

Articles on Facebook, TechCrunch

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Linkedin (LNKD)195.960.02 (0.01%)

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Facebook Financial Statements

income statement20162015201420132012
Net Sales or Revenues27.64B17.93B12.47B7.87B5.09B
Net Income10.22B3.69B2.94B1.5B53M
Total Operating Expense11.42B8.84B5.32B3.19B3.19B
View Facebook income statement
balance sheet20162015201420132012
Total Assets64.96B49.41B40.18B17.9B15.1B
Total Liabilities5.77B5.19B4.09B2.43B3.35B
Shareholders Equity59.19B44.22B36.1B15.47B11.76B
View Facebook balance sheet
cash flow statement20162015201420132012
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities758M784M-262M676M-491M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities16.11B8.6B5.46B4.22B1.61B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.49B-2.52B-1.83B-1.36B-1.24B
View Facebook cash flow statement

Facebook Stock Message Board

An investor needs to spend 172.17 to buy FB stock, as the closing Facebook stock price is 172.17. Facebook market capitalization is 501.03B and it represents the total market value of FB stock. A value investor must look at the fundamentals of a stock, and perform Facebook valuation, even though in the short-term sentiment and current breaking news might affect Facebook stock price.

Demand for a stock decides its stock market price. For example, if more investors want to buy FB stock than sell it, then Facebook stock price goes up. Conversely, if more investors wanted to sell FB stock than buy it, there would be greater supply than demand, and the stock price would fall. 12264125 shares were traded with a closing stock price of 172.17 as of 20 Sep, 2017, as can be seen from Facebook stock quote. One can view Facebook stock chart to follow the stock price trend. A dividend is a cash payment from a company's earnings and is distributed among shareholders. Facebook does not pay dividends. To check the historical stock price movement, all time high, and all time low of FB, view Facebook stock price history.