Facebook Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Facebook Inc 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 Inc 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 current analyst consensus

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Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 185.09  1.23  0.67%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Facebook Inc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Facebook Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.127, jensen alpha of 0.1224, total risk alpha of 0.2345, sortino ratio of 0.1754 and treynor ratio of 0.77
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Facebook Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Facebook Inc. 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 Inc 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 Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 21.72 M, we urge you verify Facebook Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.15Value At Risk1.73
Potential Upside2.19Standard Deviation1.31
 Return Density 

Facebook Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.18
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.17

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.11 and kurtosis of -0.96. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Facebook Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsFacebookPeer Average
Return On Equity23.86 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset16.89 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin39.20 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin49.70 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation495.98 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding2.4 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders2.12 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions72.87 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted21.72 M3.24 M
Price to Earning34.34 times40.69 times
Price to Book7.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales13.23 times17.81 times
Revenue40.65 B9.85 B
Gross Profit35.2 B21.75 B
EBITDA23.23 B1.41 B
Net Income15.92 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents41.71 B3.89 B
Cash per Share14.36 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.01 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio12.92 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.59 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations24.22 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.32 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share5.39 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.93 times1.22 times
Number of Employees25.11 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization537.69 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
Current Liabilities1.93 B33.34 B


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Financial Leverage

   Sale by Sheryl Sandberg of 33256 shares of Facebook [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.127
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.76
Mean Deviation1.08
Semi Deviation1.12
Downside Deviation1.26
Coefficient Of Variation889.28
Standard Deviation1.31
Information Ratio0.1683
Jensen Alpha0.1224
Total Risk Alpha0.2345
Sortino Ratio0.1754
Treynor Ratio0.77
Maximum Drawdown4.28
Value At Risk1.73
Potential Upside2.19
Downside Variance1.58
Semi Variance1.26
Expected Short fall1.22

Current Valuation

Facebook Current Valuation Analysis
Facebook Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Internet Information Providers industry is currently estimated at about 1.07 Trillion. Facebook totals roughly 495.98 Billion in current valuation claiming about 46% of equities under Internet Information Providers industry.