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The following stock analysis is based on 7.8 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Facebook trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the technology sector.

Current Status of Facebook

It is currently trading at $265.28 ($249.12 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 82 days (2020 10 28).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.86 per share ($19.6B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33049.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $361983307 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 23.1% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 21.06. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year199.5836216346217.5- Below Average
2 year169.85763239437-5.6- Below Average
3 year179.9020920502129.7+ Above Average
4 year138.6588979591828.9+ Above Average
5 year107.5878113207534.8+ Above Average
Facebook is projected by analysts to get to $285.00 within the next 12 months (7.4%), but preticted targets range from as high as $325.00 (22.5%) and as low as $120(-54.8%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -44.2%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.

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With an average increase of 23.1% year over year, if Facebook is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 23 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 32.44. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the technology sector is a P/E of 41.54.

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