Facebook Retained Earnings

Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 179.58  0.01  0.0056%

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Retained Earnings Analysis

Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Facebook 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
 = 
21.67 B

Distress Driver Correlations

 Facebook Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit 
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About Retained Earnings

Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.
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Facebook Retained Earnings Assessment

Earnings

Facebook Earnings Changes

Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

Earnings per Basic Share

Earnings per Diluted Share

Based on latest financial disclosure Facebook Inc has Retained Earnings of 21.67 B. This is 52.95% higher than that of the Technology sector, and 296.11% higher than that of Internet Information Providers industry, The Retained Earnings for all stocks is 43.34% higher than the company.

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Facebook Retained Earnings Comparison
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      Facebook Comparables 
Facebook is rated below average in retained earnings category among related companies.

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