Facebook Inc (FB) EPS Estimated At $1.05

July 17, 2017 - By reb123z

 Facebook Inc (FB) EPS Estimated At $1.05
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 1.4 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 88 investors sold Facebook Inc shares while 531 reduced holdings. 156 funds opened positions while 618 raised stakes. 1.60 billion shares or 1.23% more from 1.58 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Essex Financial Service Incorporated has 0.53% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Meeder Asset holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 18,867 shares. Highland Management Lc reported 69,682 shares. Rothschild Asset Management Inc holds 0.32% or 221,197 shares. Pr Herzig And invested in 5,175 shares or 1.21% of the stock. Viking Global Investors L P, a Connecticut-based fund reported 18.98 million shares. The Bermuda-based Fil has invested 0.23% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Nordea Mngmt accumulated 2.02M shares or 0.62% of the stock. Wellington Shields & Co Limited Liability holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 2,835 shares. Moreover, Mitsubishi Ufj Tru & Banking has 1.44% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 5.97M shares. Moreover, Dgh Invests has 97.56% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 1.07M shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Com has invested 0.28% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Advsr Asset holds 0.5% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 262,368 shares. Partnervest Advisory Service Limited Company holds 0.38% or 7,216 shares. Daiwa Secs Gru has 0.17% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 236,077 shares.

Since January 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 60 sales for $1.70 billion activity. Zuckerberg Mark also sold $52.50 million worth of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) on Wednesday, March 8. Shares for $24.51 million were sold by Sandberg Sheryl. Stretch Colin had sold 750 shares worth $102,582 on Tuesday, February 28. The insider Cox Christopher K sold $2.45 million. $34.22 million worth of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Koum Jan. The insider Schroepfer Michael Todd sold 37,922 shares worth $5.71 million. Wehner David M. sold 20,000 shares worth $3.00M.

Wall Street await Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to release earnings on July, 26. Analysts forecast EPS of $1.05, up exactly $0.29 or 38.16 % from 2014’s $0.76 EPS. The expected FB’s profit could reach $3.05 billion giving the stock 38.17 P/E in the case that $1.05 earnings per share is reported. After posting $1.04 EPS for the previous quarter, Facebook Inc’s analysts now forecast 0.96 % EPS growth. About 12.83 million shares traded. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Ratings Coverage

Among 47 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 44 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Facebook had 131 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 28 by Wedbush. The stock of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Moffett Nathanson. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, November 5 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 5 by Pivotal Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Thursday, April 28. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 21 by BTIG Research. As per Thursday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Thursday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”.

Facebook, Inc. is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. The company has market cap of $464.99 billion. The Company’s products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. It has a 40.02 P/E ratio. Facebook enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers.

More notable recent Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Facebook Inc. (FB) Moves for World Advertiser Domination” on July 13, 2017, also Usnews.com with their article: “Facebook: 2 Billion Users and Counting” published on June 28, 2017, Fool.com published: “Facebook, Inc. Nears 2 Billion Users” on June 22, 2017. More interesting news about Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Fights Government Access To Its Data” published on July 17, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Is Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Really as Strong as We Think?” with publication date: July 14, 2017.

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