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Analysts See $1.48 EPS for Facebook, Inc. (FB) - Money Making Articles Hot Stuff

Analysts See $1.48 EPS for Facebook, Inc. (FB)

October 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.22, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 78 investors sold Facebook, Inc. shares while 660 reduced holdings. 187 funds opened positions while 614 raised stakes. 1.66 billion shares or 0.70% more from 1.65 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Rmb Cap Management Limited Liability has invested 0.06% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Roystone Mgmt Limited Partnership has 80,700 shares for 1.36% of their portfolio. One Capital Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.88% or 23,931 shares in its portfolio. Putnam Ltd Liability Corp invested in 1.61 million shares or 0.72% of the stock. 104,492 were reported by Oakbrook Invs Lc. Telemark Asset Mngmt Lc has 2.2% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 90,000 shares. The Georgia-based Earnest Prns has invested 0% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). C Worldwide Hldg A S holds 2.52 million shares or 6.78% of its portfolio. Capstone Incorporated holds 0.17% or 2,923 shares. Fosun Intll Limited, a Hong Kong-based fund reported 8,960 shares. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Ltd Liability Com has invested 1.53% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Washington Trust Bank & Trust, Washington-based fund reported 64,550 shares. Next Fin Grp invested 1.98% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Strategic Advsr Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 27,326 shares. Cadian Capital Limited Partnership stated it has 4.21% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Since April 11, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 89 selling transactions for $3.75 billion activity. Another trade for 55,000 shares valued at $9.18 million was sold by Sandberg Sheryl. $151,815 worth of stock was sold by Stretch Colin on Wednesday, July 11. Shares for $822,440 were sold by FISCHER DAVID B. on Wednesday, April 25. $1.92M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Cox Christopher K on Monday, August 13. 9,522 shares valued at $1.72M were sold by Wehner David M. on Wednesday, August 15. Another trade for 37,982 shares valued at $7.74M was sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd.

Analysts expect Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report $1.48 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 6.92 % from last quarter’s $1.59 EPS. FB’s profit would be $4.27B giving it 25.97 P/E if the $1.48 EPS is correct. After having $1.74 EPS previously, Facebook, Inc.’s analysts see -14.94 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $153.74. About 24.27M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 6.34% since October 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.96% the S&P500.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Ratings Coverage

Among 25 analysts covering Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Facebook Inc had 43 analyst reports since April 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Thursday, July 26. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of FB in report on Monday, April 16 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Thursday, July 26. As per Wednesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Monness maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 26 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, April 30 by Tigress Financial. Nomura downgraded Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, July 26. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $183 target.

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. The company has market cap of $443.88 billion. The Company’s solutions include Facebook Website and mobile application that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application to communicate with people and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. It has a 23.79 P/E ratio. The firm also offers Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Who Needs The Facebook Portal And Portal+ Devices?” on October 10, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Facebook: What Now?” published on September 21, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Facebook To Allow Verified Cannabis Pages” on October 12, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “5 Low Volatility ETFs for Skittish Investors” published on October 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook Is Very, Very Cheap Again” with publication date: October 01, 2018.

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