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 over time as well as its relative position and ranking within its peers. Additionally see Investing Opportunities
Facebook Shares Outstanding vs. Net Income Fundamental AnalysisFacebook is rated # 4 in net income category among related companies. It is rated # 4 in shares outstanding category among related companies creating about 0.13 of Shares Outstanding per Net Income. The ratio of Net Income to Shares Outstanding for Facebook is roughly 7.44 Net income is the profit of a company for the reporting period which is derived after taking revenues and gains and subtracting all expenses and losses. Net income is one of the most watched numbers by money managers as well as individual investors.
Because income is reported on the Income Statement of a company and is measured in dollars some investors prefer to use Profit Margin which measures income as a percentage of sales.Outstanding Shares are shares of common stock of a public company that were purchased by investors after they were authorized and issued by the company to the public. Outstanding Shares are typically reported on fully diluted bases which include exotic instruments such as options, or convertibles bonds.
Outstanding shares that are stated on company Balance Sheet are used when calculating many important valuation and performance indicators including Return on Equity, Market Cap, EPS and many others.