NasdaqGS:FB

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Facebook's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

NasdaqGS:FB

2.3%

US Interactive Media and Services

2.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

6.2%

NasdaqGS:FB

-1.9%

US Interactive Media and Services

0.2%

US Market

FB outperformed the Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -2.4% over the past year.

FB outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

FBIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%2.3%2.9%
30 Day-9.3%-1.2%-2.3%
90 Day1.4%3.1%3.1%
1 Year6.2%6.2%-1.9%-1.9%2.4%0.2%
3 Year48.2%48.2%47.5%47.4%41.7%32.4%
5 Year148.5%148.5%84.6%84.4%55.1%37.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Facebook's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Facebook undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

41%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Facebook's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Facebook's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Facebook is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.

Facebook is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Facebook is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Facebook is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Facebook expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 45 analysts?

22.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Facebook's revenue is expected to grow by 17.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Facebook's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Facebook's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Facebook's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Facebook's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Facebook is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Facebook performed over the past 5 years?

41.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Facebook has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Facebook's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Facebook's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.


Return on Equity

Facebook has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Facebook used its assets more efficiently than the US Interactive Media and Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Facebook has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Facebook's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Facebook is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Facebook's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Facebook has no debt.

Facebook had no debt 5 years ago.

Facebook has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Facebook has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Facebook has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Facebook's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Facebook's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Facebook's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Facebook has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Facebook's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Facebook has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Facebook's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Facebook's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mark Zuckerberg (35yo)

15.1yrs

Tenure

US$22,554,543

Compensation

Mr. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg founded Facebook, Inc. in 2004 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since July 2004 and Chairman since January 2012. Mr. Zuckerberg is responsible for setting the overall dir ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Mark's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year whilst earnings fell less than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

5.1yrs

Average Tenure

50yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Facebook management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

5.7yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Facebook board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Deborah Crawford

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 5.0yrs
  • Mark Zuckerberg (35yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 15.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$22.55m
  • Mike Schroepfer (44yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$19.76m
  • Sheryl Sandberg (50yo)

    COO & Director

    • Tenure: 7.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$23.73m
  • Jennifer Newstead

    General Counsel

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • Dave Wehner (50yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$19.69m
  • Atish Banerjea (53yo)

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
  • Susan Jannifer Taylor (50yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
  • Amin Zoufonoun

    Vice President of Corporate Development

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Nick Clegg (52yo)

    Head of Global Affairs & Communications

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Board Members

  • Marc Andreessen (48yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$391.19k
  • Peter Thiel (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$371.19k
  • Ken Chenault (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$462.83k
  • Sue Desmond-Hellmann (62yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$428.19k
  • Jeff Zients (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$362.22k
  • Mark Zuckerberg (35yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 15.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$22.55m
  • Sheryl Sandberg (50yo)

    COO & Director

    • Tenure: 7.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$23.73m
  • Peggy Alford (48yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs

Company Information

Facebook, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Facebook, Inc.
  • Ticker: FB
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$523.659b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.85b
  • Website: https://investor.fb.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Facebook, Inc.
  • 1601 Willow Road
  • Menlo Park
  • California
  • 94025
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FBNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDMay 2012
US_FB__KAS (Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockKZKZTMay 2012
FB2AXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesClass A Common StockDEEURMay 2012
FB *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Common StockMXMXNMay 2012
FBSNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockCLUSDMay 2012
FBBVC (Bolsa de Valores de Colombia)YesClass A Common StockCOCOPMay 2012
FBSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesClass A Common StockCHCHFMay 2012
FB2ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURMay 2012
0QZILSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDMay 2012
FBBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesClass A Common StockPEUSDMay 2012
FBBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesClass A Common StockITEURMay 2012
FBWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockATEURMay 2012
FBOK34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EA REPR 1/2 COM USD0.000006 CL 'A'BRBRLMar 2014
FBBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EA 8 REP 1 COM CL A USD0.000006ARARSApr 2019

Biography

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. The company’s products include Facebook that enables people to connec ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/22 00:19
End of Day Share Price2019/08/21 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.