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Morning Stock Stories: Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Today’s top gainers include the company Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) which is in the industry Internet Information Providers, gaining -0.19% today. In the last week its performance is -3.17%, and 7.01% for the past quarter. Currently, Facebook, Inc., FB has a target price of 169.3, so today’s gain of -0.19% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.03%.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), has a market cap of 429.68 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 72.80%.

At the current price of 149.51, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 169.3. This is with a profit margin of 38.80%, and total debt/equity of 0. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has a P/E of 37.53, as well as a forward P/E of 25.

With a current EPS of 3.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 23.65%,Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 62.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 25.44%.

Performance for the year is 30.72%. Since its IPO date on 5/18/2012, the total performance to date is 30.20%.

Volume today for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), is 50007, while its average volume is 16974.17. Whilst the total gain today was -0.19%, it did have a day high of -3.91%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.12%, and 1.75% for the month. The 52-week low for Facebook, Inc., FB has been 38.14%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.91%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.10%, and its return on assets is 18.90%. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has an operating margin of 45.40%. With a sales growth of 49.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Facebook, Inc., FB is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 12.6 and 12.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Facebook, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.48, and the P/S is 14.19, along with a P/B of 6.96. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.3.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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