Facebook Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Facebook is 'Cautious 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. Plese check 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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Cautious Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Facebook has a mean deviation of 0.8862, semi deviation of 0.9818, standard deviation of 1.21, variance of 1.46, downside variance of 1.72 and semi variance of 0.964
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 26.82 M, 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 current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price242.00
Target Mean Price240.86
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price342.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions49
Target Low Price120.00

Facebook Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.25Value At Risk1.77
Potential Upside2.09Standard Deviation1.21
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Dnb Asset Management AsCommon Shares3.2 M649.2 M
Wellcome Trust Ltd The As Trustee Of The Wellcome TrustCommon Shares1.6 M330.2 M
Manning Napier Group LlcCommon Shares1.4 M279.1 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares991.1 K203.4 M
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares430.4 K88.3 M
Neumann Advisory Hong Kong LtdCommon Shares380 K78 M
Evanson Asset Management LlcCommon Shares354.8 K72.8 M

Facebook Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.39
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.09

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.71 and kurtosis of 1.5. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Facebook to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Facebook Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFacebookPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0025 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0022 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0037 (1.27) 
Operating Margin42.70 (5.51) 
Current Valuation501.47 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding2.41 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.98 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions78.18 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted26.82 M4.71 M
Price to Earning32.12 28.72 
Price to Book6.11 9.51 
Price to Sales8.66 11.42 
Revenue62.6 B9.43 B
Gross Profit46.48 B27.38 B
EBITDA26.73 B3.9 B
Net Income17.06 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents48.6 B2.7 B
Cash per Share17.03 5.01 
Total Debt8.2 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity9.20 48.70 
Current Ratio4.47 2.16 
Book Value Per Share25.54 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations13.64 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.02 4.00 
Earnings Per Share5.91 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth2.99 4.89 
Number of Employees43.03 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization541.86 B19.03 B
Total Asset49.41 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings33.16 B9.33 B
Working Capital19.73 B1.48 B
Current Asset21.65 B9.34 B
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