Facebook Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FB -- USA Stock  

USD 163.80  2.23  1.38%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Facebook is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Facebook buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Facebook positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Facebook available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Facebook buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Facebook Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Sell FacebookBuy Facebook
Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Facebook has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0691, jensen alpha of 0.1059, total risk alpha of (0.33), sortino ratio of 0.027 and treynor ratio of 0.3373
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Facebook to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Facebook. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Facebook is not overpriced, please confirm all Facebook fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Institutions, Price to Sales and the relationship between Shares Outstanding and Price to Earning . Given that Facebook has Number of Shares Shorted of 21.41M, we urge you verify Facebook market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Facebook Thematic Classifications

Artificial Intelligence IdeaArtificial Intelligence
Firms and funds that are developing tools for artificial intelligence
Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Millennials Best IdeaMillennials Best
Firms that are involved in making products or providing services to millennials

Facebook Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.21Value At Risk2.41
Potential Upside3.14Standard Deviation2.27
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares176.4 M23.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares149.7 M19.6 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares116 M15.2 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares90.1 M11.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares86.2 M11.3 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares69.8 M9.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares42.7 M5.6 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options22.3 M2.9 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options17.7 M2.3 B

Facebook Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.59
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0181

Facebook Volatility Alert

Facebook has relatively low volatility with skewness of 2.43 and kurtosis of 10.26. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Facebook to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
 Better Than Average     
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Facebook Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFacebookPeer Average
Return On Equity27.91% (15.17)%
Return On Asset17.12% (15.64)%
Profit Margin39.60% (5.50)%
Operating Margin52.34% (10.91)%
Current Valuation433.09B152.14B
Shares Outstanding2.39B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.28% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions74.68% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted21.41M3.24M
Price to Earning21.93X40.69X
Price to Book5.63X14.44X
Price to Sales8.48X17.81X
Gross Profit46.48B21.75B
Net Income22.11B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents41.11B3.89B
Cash per Share14.41X5.17X
Total Debt500M7.36B
Debt to Equity0.50% 0.72%
Current Ratio7.19X3.30X
Book Value Per Share29.48X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations10.36B1.25B
Short Ratio1.08X2.09X
Earnings Per Share7.57X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.37X1.22X
Number of Employees35.59K10.67K
Market Capitalization473.71B29.78B
Total Asset49.41B126.86B
Retained Earnings29.29B38.24B
Working Capital19.73B3.58B
Current Asset21.65B36.8B
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Facebook Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price197.50
Target Mean Price196.46
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price296.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions46
Target Low Price120.00
Additionally see Facebook Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool. Please also try Bollinger Bands module to use bollinger bands indicator to analyze target price for a given investing horizon.
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