Facebook Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FB -- USA Stock  

USD 182.04  1.51  0.82%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Facebook is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Facebook buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Facebook positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Facebook available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Facebook buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Facebook Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Facebook has a risk adjusted performance of (0.07), jensen alpha of (0.07), total risk alpha of (0.049346), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.10)
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Facebook to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Facebook. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Facebook is not overpriced, please confirm all Facebook fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales and the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that Facebook has Number of Shares Shorted of 25.25M, we urge you verify Facebook market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Facebook Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Facebook generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
About 75.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

Facebook current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price236.00
Target Mean Price232.33
Recommendation Mean1.90
Target High Price265.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions47
Target Low Price120.00

Facebook Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk1.95
Potential Upside1.86Standard Deviation1.54
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares180.7 M34.9 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares151.7 M29.3 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares119.4 M23 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares107.1 M20.7 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares92.8 M17.9 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares72.8 M14.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares45.7 M8.8 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options16.9 M3.3 B

Facebook Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.26
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.62 and kurtosis of 0.77. However, we advise investors to further study Facebook technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare Facebook to competition

Facebook Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFacebookPeer Average
Return On Equity20.30% (0.31)%
Return On Asset12.99% (0.14)%
Profit Margin27.26% (1.27)%
Operating Margin42.70% (5.51)%
Current Valuation483.3B16.62B
Shares Outstanding2.4B571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.43% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions74.77% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted25.25M4.71M
Price to Earning31.07X28.72X
Price to Book5.91X9.51X
Price to Sales8.37X11.42X
Gross Profit46.48B27.38B
Net Income17.06B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents48.6B2.7B
Cash per Share17.03X5.01X
Total Debt7.81B5.32B
Debt to Equity8.80% 48.70%
Current Ratio4.47X2.16X
Book Value Per Share31.10X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations13.64B971.22M
Short Ratio1.58X4.00X
Earnings Per Share5.91X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.29X4.89X
Number of Employees39.65K18.84K
Market Capitalization524.09B19.03B
Total Asset49.41B29.47B
Retained Earnings8.12B9.33B
Working Capital19.73B1.48B
Current Asset21.65B9.34B
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