Facebook Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FB -- USA Stock  

USD 160.30  5.72  3.45%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Facebook is 'Strong Sell'. 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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Risk Tolerance

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Sell FacebookBuy Facebook
Strong Sell


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 1.23, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.56, variance of 2.45, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 27.71 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 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 Return0.24Value At Risk2.6
Potential Upside2.20Standard Deviation1.56
 Return Density 

Facebook Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.67
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.22

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.08 and kurtosis of -0.68. However, we advise investors to further study Facebook technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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Facebook Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFacebookPeer Average
Return On Equity26.14 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset18.12 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin39.32 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin56.49 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation428.54 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding2.41 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.28 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions74.58 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted27.71 M3.24 M
Price to Earning25.12 times40.69 times
Price to Book5.91 times14.44 times
Price to Sales9.66 times17.81 times
Revenue48.5 B9.85 B
Gross Profit35.2 B21.75 B
EBITDA27.4 B1.41 B
Net Income19.06 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents42.31 B3.89 B
Cash per Share14.65 times5.17 times
Total Debt121 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity0.10 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio10.67 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share27.46 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations11.33 B1.25 B
Short Ratio0.78 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.46 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.02 times1.22 times
Number of Employees30.27 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization468.65 B29.78 B
Total Asset49.41 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings29.29 B38.24 B
Working Capital19.73 B3.58 B
Current Asset21.65 B36.8 B
   Payment of 364689 shares by Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook subject to Rule 16b-3 [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 75.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Facebook exotic insider transaction detected

Latest Analysts View

Facebook Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price205.00
Target Mean Price211.03
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price402.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions46
Target Low Price140.00
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