Facebook Price to Earning vs. Cash and Equivalents

FB -- USA Stock  

USD 163.06  2.76  1.72%

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Facebook Cash and Equivalents vs. Price to Earning Fundamental Analysis

Facebook is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies. It is rated # 5 in cash and equivalents category among related companies creating about  1,684,315,287  of Cash and Equivalents per Price to Earning.
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 
=
25.12 times
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.
Cash or Cash Equivalents are the most liquid of all assets found on company's balance sheet. It is used in calculating many of the firm's liquidity ratios and is a good indicator of overall financial health of a company. Companies with a lot of cash are usually attractive takeover targets. Cash Equivalents are balance sheet items that are typically reported using currency printed on notes.
Facebook 
Cash 
 = 
Bank Deposits 
+  
Liquidities 
=
42.31 B
Cash equivalents represent current assets that are easily convertible to cash such as short term bonds, savings account, money market funds, or certificate of deposits (CDs). One of the important consideration companies make when classifying assets as cash equivalent is that investments they report on their balance sheets under current assets should have almost no risk of change in value over the next few months (usually 3 months).

Facebook Cash and Equivalents Comparison

  Cash and Equivalents 
      Facebook Comparables 
Facebook is rated # 4 in cash and equivalents category among related companies.
Facebook is rated below average in price to earning category among related companies.
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