Facebook Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

FB -  USA Stock  

USD 364.72  8.34  2.24%

The prevalent analyst and expert consensus on Facebook is Buy with 22 strong buy estimates. The prevailing projected target price is 396.61 with 28 professional opinions. Some of the most common ways Facebook analysts use to provide public buy-or-sell recommendation are financial statements evaluation and conference calls analysis. They also talk to Facebook executives, vendors, and customers. Facebook buy-or-sell recommendation and consensus module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Facebook target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price volatility of 51.28. Please check Macroaxis Advice on Facebook to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

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The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 74.7 B, whereas Profit Margin is forecasted to decline to 0.33. Facebook Receivables is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Receivables was at 11.34 Billion. The current year Accounts Payable is expected to grow to about 1.4 B, whereas Goodwill and Intangible Assets are forecasted to decline to about 18 B.

Facebook Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Facebook target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Facebook target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions27
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook1
Buy
Most Facebook analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Facebook stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Facebook, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Facebook Target Price Projection

Facebook's current and average target prices are 364.72 and 396.61, respectively. The current price of Facebook is the price at which Facebook is currently trading. On the other hand, Facebook's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Facebook Market Quote on 20th of September 2021

Low Price361.6Odds
High Price371.41Odds

364.72

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Facebook Target Price

Low Estimate270.0Odds
High Estimate460.0Odds
Number of Analysts28
Standard Deviation51.28

396.607

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Facebook and the information provided on this page.

Facebook Analyst Ratings

Facebook's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Facebook stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Facebook's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Facebook's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Facebook Target Price Projections

Facebook's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Facebook and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Facebook depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Facebook
 2020 2021 (projected)
Long Term Debt to Equity0.0027830.002856
Interest Coverage68.2154.75

Additional Facebook Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Facebook is a key component of Facebook valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Facebook.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Facebook's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Facebook in the context of predictive analytics.
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Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
328.25366.30367.76
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Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
328.25397.70399.16
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Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
357.08358.54360.00
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Earnings
Estimates (14)
LowProjected EPSHigh
12.9214.1014.88
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Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Facebook. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Facebook's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Facebook's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Facebook.

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Please check Macroaxis Advice on Facebook to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Facebook information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Facebook's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Risk-Return Analysis module to view associations between returns expected from investment and the risk you assume.

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The data published in Facebook's official financial statements usually reflect Facebook's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Facebook. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Facebook accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Facebook's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Communication Services space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Facebook's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Facebook's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Facebook's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Facebook. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Facebook's management to manipulate its earnings.