I think Facebook, Inc. Common Stock ($FB) is a Possible Buy. It currently should be $266. Confident Investor Rating: Good
|Company name||Facebook, Inc. Common Stock|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]FB[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Fair|
|Return on Assets growth||Good|
|Income / Rev growth||Good|
|Weighted ann. stock price increase||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$356.61|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$335.89|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$315.83|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$294.54|
The following company description is from Reuters: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/fb/profile?p=fb
Facebook, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and in-home devices worldwide. The company’s products include Facebook that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and private messages; Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a messaging application that is used by people and businesses to communicate in a private way. It also provides Oculus, a hardware, software, and developer ecosystem, which allows people to come together and connect with each other through its Oculus virtual reality products. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Facebook, Inc. Common Stock as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable.
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How was this analysis of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $230.75
- Growth: 0.1879
- Current EPS (TTM): $6.745
- P/E: 29.7321716322261
- Future EPS Calc: $15.95
- Future Stock Price Calc: $474.35
- Target stock price: $294.54
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.