Meta Platforms Inc. (FB): Price and Financial Metrics

Meta Platforms Inc. (FB): $196.64

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FB POWR Grades

  • FB scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 98.47% of US stocks.
  • FB's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • FB ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

FB Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $625,665,578,926, Meta Platforms Inc has a greater market value than 99.83% of US stocks.
  • FB's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 15.73% of US stocks.
  • Meta Platforms Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 7.22%, greater than the shareholder yield of 79.16% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Meta Platforms Inc are NVDA, TSM, JNJ, V, and UNH.
  • Visit FB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

FB Valuation Summary

  • FB's price/earnings ratio is 27.7; this is 28.97% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 113 months, FB's price/sales ratio has gone down 9.9.
  • Over the past 113 months, FB's price/earnings ratio has gone down 97.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FB 2021-09-01 10.3 7.8 27.7 23.7
FB 2021-08-31 10.2 7.7 27.5 23.6
FB 2021-08-30 10.2 7.8 27.6 23.6
FB 2021-08-27 10.0 7.6 27.0 23.1
FB 2021-08-26 9.8 7.4 26.4 22.6
FB 2021-08-25 9.9 7.5 26.7 22.9

FB Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 17.54%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 284.61%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 28.69%.
Over the past 52 months, FB's revenue has gone up $81,439,000,000.

The table below shows FB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 117,929 57,683 39,370
2021-09-30 112,330 53,619 40,304
2021-06-30 104,790 49,358 38,956
2021-03-31 94,400 39,988 33,740
2020-12-31 85,965 38,747 29,146
2020-09-30 78,976 33,790 25,275

FB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FB has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 97.63% of graded US stocks.
  • FB's asset turnover comes in at 0.678 -- ranking 233rd of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • GOOGL, SLNM, and LLNW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FB.

The table below shows FB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.678 0.809 0.379
2021-06-30 0.655 0.810 0.372
2021-03-31 0.620 0.805 0.343
2020-12-31 0.589 0.806 0.316
2020-09-30 0.566 0.810 0.299
2020-06-30 0.561 0.815 0.314

FB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FB, see our FB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $416.65 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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FB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $196.64 52-week high $384.33
Prev. close $195.65 52-week low $169.00
Day low $194.41 Volume 22,267,100
Day high $202.03 Avg. volume 34,873,727
50-day MA $203.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $280.50 Market Cap 532.17B

Meta Platforms Inc. (FB) Company Bio

Meta Platforms, Inc., (formerly known as Facebook, Inc.) operates as a global social technology company. The company engages in the development of social media applications as well as virtual and augmented reality products allowing users to connect through mobile devices, personal computers and other platforms. The company operates through two segments. The Family of Apps (FOA) segment which includes Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and other services, and the Reality Labs (RL) segment, which includes augmented and virtual reality related consumer hardware, software and content. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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Latest FB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Meta Platforms Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FB as an investment opportunity.

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FB Price Returns

1-mo 1.55%
3-mo -12.55%
6-mo -41.54%
1-year -43.45%
3-year 1.89%
5-year 30.24%
YTD -41.54%
2021 23.13%
2020 33.09%
2019 56.57%
2018 -25.71%
2017 53.38%

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