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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.
Based on latest financial disclosure the price to earning indicator of Facebook is roughly 34.3 times. This is 39.18% lower than that of the Technology sector, and 44.07% lower than that of Internet Information Providers industry, The Price to Earning for all stocks is 15.7% higher than the company.
Facebook Price to Earning Comparison
Facebook is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.