Facebook Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FB -- USA Stock  

USD 137.42  2.21  1.58%

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.

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

Symbol
Execute Advice
Sell FacebookBuy Facebook
Strong Hold

Volatility

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

Inapplicable
For the selected time horizon Facebook has a risk adjusted performance of (0.17), jensen alpha of (0.10), total risk alpha of 0.0062, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.28)
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 Operating Margin, Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales, as well as the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that Facebook has Number of Shares Shorted of 28.35M, 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 Thematic Classifications

Artificial Intelligence IdeaArtificial Intelligence
Firms and funds that are developing tools for artificial intelligence
Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials

Facebook Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk4.13
Potential Upside3.43Standard Deviation2.26
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares172.4 M28.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares151.4 M24.9 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares124.3 M20.4 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares85.3 M14 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares75.2 M12.4 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares60.3 M9.9 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares33.2 M5.5 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options20.1 M3.3 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options18.9 M3.1 B

Facebook Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.1
β
Beta against DOW=1.04
σ
Overall volatility
=2.23
Ir
Information ratio =0.05

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.39 and kurtosis of 0.03. 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 Equity25.73% (15.17)%
Return On Asset17.82% (15.64)%
Profit Margin37.57% (5.50)%
Operating Margin54.70% (10.91)%
Current Valuation359.84B152.14B
Shares Outstanding2.4B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.28% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions72.61% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted28.35M3.24M
Price to Earning21.04X40.69X
Price to Book4.99X14.44X
Price to Sales7.73X17.81X
Revenue51.9B9.85B
Gross Profit35.2B21.75B
EBITDA28.39B1.41B
Net Income19.5B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents41.21B3.89B
Cash per Share14.34X5.17X
Total Debt70M7.36B
Current Ratio9.00X3.30X
Book Value Per Share27.96X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations11.46B1.25B
Short Ratio1.05X2.09X
Earnings Per Share6.64X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.06X1.22X
Number of Employees33.61K10.67K
Beta0.620.34
Market Capitalization401.27B29.78B
Total Asset49.41B126.86B
Retained Earnings29.29B38.24B
Working Capital19.73B3.58B
Current Asset21.65B36.8B
Current Liabilities1.93B33.34B
   Conversion by Mark Zuckerberg of 116594 shares of Facebook [view details]

Facebook Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Facebook generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Facebook has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
About 73.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

Latest Analysts View

Facebook Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price190.00
Target Mean Price194.05
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price402.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions49
Target Low Price125.00
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