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

October 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.22, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It improved, 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.
Clal Insur owns 600,501 shares. Wedge Cap Mngmt L Lp Nc holds 2,764 shares. Putnam Investments Ltd Com reported 0.72% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Regent Management Limited Liability Company reported 58,706 shares. Bainco Intl Investors owns 92,529 shares for 2.57% of their portfolio. Comerica Incorporated accumulated 27,609 shares or 0.65% of the stock. 5.28M were accumulated by Tiger Glob Mgmt Ltd Liability. Summit Fincl Strategies Inc has 0.16% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,641 shares. Btim Corp stated it has 9,739 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Tiedemann Advsr Limited Liability Company has 17,270 shares. Appleton Inc Ma, Massachusetts-based fund reported 58,859 shares. Kings Point Mgmt holds 2,758 shares. Amalgamated Savings Bank holds 371,808 shares or 1.77% of its portfolio. Icon Advisers Company has 1.15% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 78,173 shares. Oakbrook Invests Ltd Liability Com reported 104,492 shares stake.

Since April 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 89 selling transactions for $3.75 billion activity. $10.77M worth of stock was sold by FISCHER DAVID B. on Wednesday, August 29. Zuckerberg Mark sold $38.63M worth of stock or 217,549 shares. Sandberg Sheryl sold 55,000 shares worth $9.18 million. $2.00M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares were sold by Wehner David M.. 750 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares with value of $126,638 were sold by Stretch Colin. Schroepfer Michael Todd sold $6.87 million worth of stock.

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. On Thursday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 26 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 13. Raymond James downgraded the shares of FB in report on Thursday, July 26 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, April 26. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 27 by Edward Jones. The company was maintained on Monday, April 30 by Tigress Financial. BMO Capital Markets maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Monday, April 16 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Moffett Nathanson downgraded the shares of FB in report on Tuesday, September 4 to “Neutral” rating.

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: Livetradingnews.com which released: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Struggles with Privacy Concerns and Executive Departures” on October 12, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Facebook Is Very, Very Cheap Again” published on October 01, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “5 Low Volatility ETFs for Skittish Investors” on October 13, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Bank of America Stock Likely to Be Boosted by Fintech” published on October 12, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Can Facebook Stock Rally Over 40%?” with publication date: October 10, 2018.

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