As on February 22, 2021, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) started slowly as it slid -0.47% to $260.33. During the day, the stock rose to $263.07 and sunk to $257.53 before settling in for the price of $261.56 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FB posted a 52-week range of $137.10-$304.67.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Communication Services sector firm’s annual sales growth was 36.80%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 50.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 57.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $2.85 billion, simultaneously with a float of $2.39 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $763.53 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $268.49, while the 200-day Moving Average is $258.54.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 58604 employees. It has generated 1,466,879 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 497,338. The stock had 8.24 Receivables turnover and 0.59 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +80.58, operating margin was +38.01 and Pretax Margin of +38.60.
Facebook Inc. (FB) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Internet Content & Information industry. Facebook Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.63%, in contrast to 79.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 19, this organization’s COB and CEO sold 44,750 shares at the rate of 263.83, making the entire transaction reach 11,806,558 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 0. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 18, Company’s Chief Accounting Officer sold 2,707 for 269.47, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 729,455. This particular insider is now the holder of 3,147 in total.
Facebook Inc. (FB) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2020, the company posted $3.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $3.22) by $0.66. This company achieved a net margin of +33.90 while generating a return on equity of 25.42. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.52 per share during the current fiscal year.
Facebook Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 57.00% and is forecasted to reach 13.53 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 21.50% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 50.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Facebook Inc. (FB). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 5.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 7.38. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $25.81, and its Beta score is 1.25. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 8.88. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 32.31.
In the same vein, FB’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 10.09, a figure that is expected to reach 2.36 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 13.53 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Facebook Inc. (FB)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Facebook Inc., FB], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 17.3 million was lower the volume of 20.21 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 20.37% While, its Average True Range was 6.88.
Raw Stochastic average of Facebook Inc. (FB) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 29.79%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 14.68% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 18.75% that was lower than 35.30% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.