Facebook Mean Deviation

Facebook Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 168.15  4.41  2.56%

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Facebook Inc has current Mean Deviation of 1.43. The mean deviation of equity instrument is the first measure of the distances between each value of security historical prices and the mean. It gives us an idea of how spread out from the center the destribution of returns.
Mean Deviation 
SUM =   Summation notation
RET DEV =   Sum of return deviations of Facebook
N =   Number of calculation points for selected time horizon

Mean Deviation Comparison

Facebook Inc is rated # 4 in mean deviation category among related companies. It is rated # 2 in maximum drawdown category among related companies reporting about  6.42  of Maximum Drawdown per Mean Deviation. The ratio of Maximum Drawdown to Mean Deviation for Facebook Inc is roughly  6.42 
Mean Deviation is the average of the absolute values of the differences between price distribution numbers and their mean. Mean deviation of equity instrument with a lot of historical data is a biased estimator because the time horizon used in calculation will always be much smaller than the entire price history of the equity. The mean deviation is typically used as a measure of dispersion for small investment horizon, otherwise standard deviation is a better measure of dispersion.
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Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Facebook operates under Internet Information Providers classification in USA and traded on NASDAQ. It employs 25105 people. more
NameFacebook Inc
Founder, Chairman and CEOMark ZuckerbergView All
Thematic Classifications
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InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
CIK Number01326801.0
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar