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Consensus recommendation

As of Dec 03, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 51 polled investment analysts covering Facebook Inc advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on May 29, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Facebook Inc.
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Research reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports

Facebook Inc Cl'A'
11 pages, 29 Oct 2016

Ford Investor Services, Inc.

Value Graph: FACEBOOK -- FB
1 page, 28 Oct 2016
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Share price forecast

The 41 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Facebook Inc have a median target of 155.00, with a high estimate of 185.00 and a low estimate of 90.00. The median estimate represents a 30.35% increase from the last price of 118.91.
High55.6%185.00
Med30.4%155.00
Low-24.3%90.00

Earnings history & estimates

On Nov 02, 2016, Facebook Inc reported 3rd quarter 2016 earnings of 1.09 per share. This result exceeded the 0.96 consensus of the 37 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 3rd quarter results by 91.23%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jan 25, 2017.
Average growth rate+18.60%
Facebook Inc reported annual 2015 earnings of 2.28 per share on Jan 27, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from Facebook Inc is expected the week of Jan 25, 2017.
Average growth rate+54.81%
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Revenue history & estimates

Facebook, Inc. had 3rd quarter 2016 revenues of 7.01bn. This bettered the 6.92bn consensus of the 37 analysts covering the company. This was 55.77% above the prior year's 3rd quarter results.
Average growth rate+12.61%
Facebook, Inc. had revenues for the full year 2015 of 17.93bn. This was 43.82% above the prior year's results.
Average growth rate+48.50%
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