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

Meta Platforms Inc. (FB): $324.46

-13.57 (-4.01%)

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FB POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where FB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FB is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • FB ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

FB Stock Summary

  • FB has a market capitalization of $940,318,169,193 -- more than approximately 99.88% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.24 for Meta Platforms Inc; that's greater than it is for merely 14.12% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Meta Platforms Inc comes in at 42.23%, a number that bests 81.76% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Meta Platforms Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be NVDA, TSLA, BRK.B, TSM, and JPM.
  • 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 year over year price growth rate is now at 60.96%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 95.48%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 381.31%.
FB's revenue has moved up $79,157,000,000 over the prior 52 months.

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
2021-09-30 112,330 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
2020-06-30 75,158 33,268 23,520

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 $324.46 52-week high $384.33
Prev. close $338.03 52-week low $244.61
Day low $323.43 Volume 25,390,000
Day high $335.81 Avg. volume 18,768,004
50-day MA $334.84 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $328.37 Market Cap 902.57B

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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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will talk Section 230 reform with Congress this week TechCrunch

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TechCrunch | November 29, 2021

Here's How Metaverse Shenanigans Pushed Meta Higher on Monday

Shares of Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: FB) climbed higher on Monday, adding as much as 2.3% in early trading, though the stock ended the session up by just 1.5%. The buzz regarding the company's foray into the metaverse has been palpable in recent weeks, and while it's still largely conceptual, the social media giant has gone all-in on this coming digital world. The company formerly known as Facebook has been investing heavily in virtual reality (VR), one of the foundational technologies of the metaverse.

Yahoo | November 29, 2021

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Companies as varied as Disney, Bumble, Tencent, the Warner Music Group and others have followed Zuckerberg’s lead by using “metaverse” as a strategic talking point when discussing an internet based on virtual objects and avatars in the coming years. Between its various successful social networking platforms—Instagram, Whatsapp, and Facebook—it is Instagram that gets the majority of Meta’s AR focus. Of the 1.3 billion users on Instagram, roughly 400,000 are building AR effects for the platform using Meta’s Spark AR tool.

Yahoo | November 29, 2021

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FB Price Returns

1-mo -1.67%
3-mo -13.54%
6-mo -1.78%
1-year 13.23%
3-year 130.75%
5-year 181.16%
YTD 18.78%
2020 33.09%
2019 56.57%
2018 -25.71%
2017 53.38%
2016 9.93%

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