Facebook Fundamental Drivers

Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

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The Drivers Module shows relationships between Facebook's most relevant fundamental drivers and provides multiple suggestions of what could possibly affect the performance of Facebook Inc over time as well as its relative position and ranking within its peers. Additionally see Investing Opportunities

Facebook Inc Retained Earnings vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental Analysis

Facebook Inc is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is rated below average in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  1,070  of Retained Earnings per Number of Shares Shorted.
Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
Facebook 
Shares Shorted 
 = 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
=
20.25 M
If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
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
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.

Comparison

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

Revenue

Facebook Revenue Analysis
Facebook Inc is rated below average in revenue category among related companies. Market size based on revenue of Internet Information Providers industry is currently estimated at about 78.16 Billion. Facebook totals roughly 33.17 Billion in revenue claiming about 42% of equities under Internet Information Providers industry.
Facebook, Inc. operates as a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers worldwide. more
NameFacebook Inc
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
Macroaxis Advice
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNASDAQ
CIK Number01326801.0
ISINUS30303M1027
CUSIP30303M102
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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