Facebook Price to Earning

Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 179.59  0.59  0.33%

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Price to Earning Analysis

Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investor monitor on a daily basis. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because. When a company's profitability fall, it is likely that earnings will also go down..In other words, if you start from a lower position your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
Facebook 
P/E 
 = 
Market Value Per Share 
Earnings Per Share 
 = 
40.06 times

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 Facebook Price to Earnings Ratio 
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About Price to Earning

Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.
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Facebook Price to Earning Assessment

Earning

Facebook Earning Changes

Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT

Earning Before Interest and Taxes USD

Based on latest financial disclosure the price to earning indicator of Facebook Inc is roughly 40.06 times. This is 28.97% lower than that of the Technology sector, and 34.68% lower than that of Internet Information Providers industry, The Price to Earning for all stocks is 1.55% higher than the company.

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Facebook Price to Earning Comparison
Facebook is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.

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