Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Forecast & Predictions

Facebook Inc - Class A FB: $296.44

1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, California, US. | Sector: Information | Exchange: NASDAQ/NGS (GLOBAL SELECT MARKET) | Web: https://www.facebook.com

  • Market Cap$860.40B
  • Change (52 Weeks)65.39%
  • Low (52 Weeks)$180.82
  • Facebook Inc (FB) Forecast Based on Technical Analysis


    Neutral
    Based on 16 Technical Indicators where 31.25% are on Buy, 18.75% on Sell, and 50.00% Neutral.

    According to the market data, Facebook Inc (FB) stock price is $296.44 and the 52 weeks low is $180.82, which means the Facebook Inc stock price is up 65.39% in the last 12 months.

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Price has been Trending Strongly with an ADX reading of 35.14 as per the Weekly Chart.

    A Upward trend indicates that Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Price may keep going up, with temporary Retracement (the process of stock price bouncing because of short term profit taking by the traders and investors).

    Technical Indicators are algorithms that are used mostly by Technical traders to predict the price action of a stock.

    Based on our analysis of 16 technical indicators, 31.25% are indicating that FB Stock price might rise further, 18.75% indicating that FB Stock price might fall, and 50.00% are in a neutral position.

    Based on these technical algorithms, overall FB stock price has a Neutral Signal, which means the stock price has the potential to move either up or down, depending on the nature of consolidating market phase, since majority of indicators are providing a neutral signal.

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Forecast By Analysts


    Strong Buy
    Analysts Recommendations for Facebook Inc (FB) is based on 59 Institutional Analyst Ratings where 50.85% are on Strong Buy, 38.98% on Moderate Buy, 6.78% remains on Hold, 0.00% are on Moderate Sell and 3.39% are on Strong Sell.

    Out of 59 Institutional Analysts, majority recommended FB stock as Strong Buy. Since most investors and traders follow analyst ratings closely, this can be a potentially driving factor for the future stock price of Facebook Inc.

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Price Prediction By Analysts


    HighLowAverage
    $438.90$222.20$345.83
    $345.8316.66% Upside
    Updated: 2021-04-22 00:00:00

    The Average Price target for FB set by the institutional analysts is $345.83 where High Estimate is $438.90, Median $352.206 and Low $222.20.

    The average price target for FB by Institutional Analysts is $345.83, which is 16.66% Upside from the current price. So according to the Institutional Analysts, FB Stock might be a bit undervalued at this stage and there’s potential for upside.

    However, although Institutional Analysts set their price targets after extensive research, they’re not always correct. After all, the market is mostly driven by investors speculation and emotion than just concrete numbers.

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Forecast Based on News Sentiment


    Bullish
    Based on 184 articles published Last Week, where 63.63% are Bullish and 36.37% are Bearish.

    According to the news articles published last week, most journalists and bloggers talked positively about FB, it shows that Facebook Inc had a 63.63% positive news coverage.

    Positive news coverage usually affects short-term price of a stock, so this positive coverage provides an indication that FB stock price may surge in the next few weeks.

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Forecasts By Institutional Analysts


    Analyst
    Recommendation
    Action
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    WedbushNeutralDowngraded
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Loop CapitalBuyMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    Truist SecuritiesBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    MKM PartnersBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BMO CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Truist SecuritiesBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BMO CapitalOutperformUpgraded
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Wells FargoOverweightMaintained
    Truist SecuritiesBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightInitiated
    UBSBuyMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    HSBCReduceMaintained
    Argus ResearchBuyMaintained
    RosenblattBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    StifelBuyMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    StifelBuyMaintained
    RosenblattBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyReiterated
    Pivotal ResearchHoldUpgraded
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Nomura InstinetBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    MKM PartnersBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    GuggenheimBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BairdOutperformMaintained
    B of A SecuritiesBuyReiterated
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    MKM PartnersBuyMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    Edward JonesBuyUpgraded
    Pivotal ResearchSellDowngraded
    UBSBuyMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    RosenblattBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchHoldDowngraded
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    B of A SecuritiesBuyReiterated
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyUpgraded
    StifelBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    BernsteinOutperformInitiated
    Deutsche BankBuyReiterated
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    HSBCReduceInitiated
    Piper JaffrayOverweightInitiated
    Daiwa CapitalBuyUpgraded
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausHoldMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Stifel NicolausHoldMaintained
    Summit Insights GroupBuyInitiated
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Monness Crespi HardtBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    CitiBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BairdOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Moffett NathansonBuyUpgraded
    Pivotal ResearchBuyInitiated
    DZ BankBuyUpgraded
    Argus ResearchBuyMaintained
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyUpgraded
    Raymond JamesOutperformMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    GuggenheimBuyUpgraded
    NeedhamHoldDowngraded
    Bank of AmericaBuyReiterated
    NomuraBuyUpgraded
    Raymond JamesOutperformMaintained
    NomuraNeutralMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    Tigress FinancialBuyReiterated
    Stifel NicolausHoldDowngraded
    GuggenheimNeutralInitiated
    ArgusBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesOutperformMaintained
    NomuraNeutralMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    ArgusBuyMaintained
    Moffett NathansonNeutralDowngraded
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Edward JonesHoldDowngraded
    UBSNeutralDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesOutperformDowngraded
    NomuraNeutralDowngraded
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    NomuraBuyInitiated
    ArgusBuyMaintained
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    BairdOutperformMaintained
    Stifel NicolausHoldMaintained
    ArgusBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupOutperformInitiated
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    KeyBancOverweightMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Monness Crespi HardtBuyUpgraded
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Wells FargoOutperformMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyInitiated
    Pivotal ResearchSellDowngraded
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightInitiated
    BTIG ResearchBuyUpgraded
    Pivotal ResearchHoldDowngraded
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyUpgraded
    Aegis CapitalBuyInitiated
    Wells FargoOutperformMaintained
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BTIG ResearchNeutralDowngraded
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    Loop CapitalBuyInitiated
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    William BlairOutperformMaintained
    Wells FargoOverweightMaintained
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Pacific CrestBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Monness Crespi HardtNeutralDowngraded
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    CLSABuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformMaintained
    Axiom CapitalBuyMaintained
    BTIG ResearchNeutralDowngraded
    UBSBuyMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    BairdOutperformMaintained
    Axiom CapitalBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Axiom CapitalBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Jyske BankStrong BuyInitiated
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    FBR CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    CLSABuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Argus ResearchBuyMaintained
    ArgusBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    MacquarieOutperformMaintained
    FBR CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Jyske BankSellDowngraded
    Argus ResearchBuyUpgraded
    ArgusBuyUpgraded
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Moffett NathansonBuyInitiated
    SusquehannaPositiveInitiated
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyMaintained
    MizuhoBuyInitiated
    JMP SecuritiesOutperformMaintained
    Brean CapitalBuyMaintained
    Evercore ISI GroupBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Cleveland ResearchBuyInitiated
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Brean CapitalBuyInitiated
    Axiom CapitalBuyInitiated
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    CRT CapitalBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Societe GeneraleSellInitiated
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    MKM PartnersBuyInitiated
    Hilliard LyonsLong-term BuyInitiated
    Morgan StanleyOverweightInitiated
    Tigress FinancialBuyUpgraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    FBN SecuritiesOutperformMaintained
    CRT CapitalBuyMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    Monness, Crespi, HardtBuyInitiated
    Shanghai SecuritiesBuyInitiated
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    PiperJaffrayMarket OutperformMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Janney CapitalNeutralDowngraded
    UBSBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesOutperformMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    MacquarieOutperformMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    CRT CapitalBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    BarclaysOverweightMaintained
    Tigress FinancialNeutralDowngraded
    BarclaysOverweightInitiated
    Evercore PartnersOverweightUpgraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    CRT CapitalBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseOutperformUpgraded
    Pivotal ResearchBuyUpgraded
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveMaintained
    Argus CapitalHoldDowngraded
    CitigroupBuyReiterated
    UBSBuyMaintained
    StifelBuyMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchHoldDowngraded
    Evercore PartnersEqual-weightDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    CRT CapitalBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyMaintained
    Cowen & Co.OutperformMaintained
    Raymond JamesOutperformMaintained
    NomuraBuyInitiated
    FBN SecuritiesOutperformInitiated
    JMP SecuritiesMarket OutperformMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyMaintained
    SusquehannaPositiveUpgraded
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    S&P Capital IQBuyUpgraded
    FBR CapitalOutperformInitiated
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    CitigroupBuyMaintained
    Argus CapitalBuyUpgraded
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformDowngraded
    BTIG ResearchBuyUpgraded
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Evercore PartnersOverweightMaintained
    TopekaBuyMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyDowngraded
    PiperJaffrayOverweightMaintained
    Atlantic EquitiesOverweightInitiated
    Sterne AgeeBuyMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchHoldDowngraded
    MacquarieOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyMaintained
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Canaccord GenuityBuyInitiated
    CitigroupBuyUpgraded
    Cowen & Co.OutperformUpgraded
    CRT CapitalBuyInitiated
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    Oracle Investment ResearchHoldDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    Janney CapitalBuyInitiated
    Evercore PartnersOverweightMaintained
    PiperJaffrayOverweightMaintained
    Argus ResearchHoldDowngraded
    ArgusHoldDowngraded
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    UBSBuyMaintained
    SusquehannaNeutralMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    RBC CapitalOutperformMaintained
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    NeedhamBuyMaintained
    MacquarieOutperformMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JMP SecuritiesOutperformUpgraded
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    Evercore PartnersOverweightUpgraded
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Cowen & Co.Market PerformMaintained
    CLSABuyMaintained
    BTIG ResearchNeutralUpgraded
    BMO CapitalOutperformMaintained
    BarclaysEqual-WeightMaintained
    SunTrust Robinson HumphreyBuyInitiated
    SusquehannaNeutralInitiated
    UBSBuyUpgraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    JefferiesBuyUpgraded
    BMO CapitalOutperformUpgraded
    Raymond JamesStrong BuyUpgraded
    Oracle Investment ResearchStrong BuyInitiated
    Argus CapitalBuyUpgraded
    Tigress FinancialBuyInitiated
    JMP SecuritiesMarket PerformInitiated
    Global Equities ResearchEqual-WeightMaintained
    BTIG ResearchSellDowngraded
    BernsteinMarket PerformDowngraded
    Stifel NicolausHoldDowngraded
    StifelHoldDowngraded
    Pivotal ResearchBuyUpgraded
    JefferiesHoldDowngraded
    CitigroupNeutralDowngraded
    BMO CapitalMarket PerformDowngraded
    Credit SuisseNeutralMaintained
    Raymond JamesOutperformUpgraded
    TopekaBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    OppenheimerOutperformMaintained
    Deutsche BankBuyUpgraded
    Pivotal ResearchHoldDowngraded
    Morgan StanleyOverweightMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    Stifel NicolausBuyMaintained
    BMO CapitalOutperformUpgraded
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    TopekaBuyMaintained
    BTIG ResearchNeutralUpgraded
    BernsteinOutperformUpgraded
    PiperJaffrayOverweightMaintained
    MacquarieOutperformUpgraded
    Stifel NicolausBuyUpgraded
    JefferiesBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankHoldMaintained
    CitigroupBuyUpgraded
    BarclaysEqual-WeightMaintained
    Bank of AmericaBuyUpgraded
    Sterne AgeeBuyMaintained
    NomuraBuyMaintained
    BTIG ResearchSellDowngraded
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    Pivotal ResearchBuyMaintained
    Goldman SachsBuyMaintained
    Deutsche BankHoldInitiated
    Cantor FitzgeraldBuyInitiated
    BarclaysEqual-WeightMaintained
    JP MorganOverweightMaintained
    JefferiesBuyInitiated
    Bank of AmericaNeutralMaintained
    CapstoneBuyUpgraded
    Ascendiant CapitalBuyMaintained
    TopekaBuyMaintained
    BernsteinMarket PerformUpgraded
    WedbushOutperformMaintained
    Sterne AgeeBuyMaintained
    MacquarieNeutralInitiated
    William BlairOutperformInitiated
    Stifel NicolausHoldInitiated
    RBC CapitalOutperformInitiated
    Raymond JamesMarket PerformInitiated
    PiperJaffrayOverweightInitiated
    Pacific CrestSector PerformInitiated
    OppenheimerOutperformInitiated
    Morgan StanleyOverweightInitiated
    LazardNeutralInitiated
    JP MorganOverweightInitiated
    Goldman SachsBuyInitiated
    Credit SuisseNeutralInitiated
    Cowen & Co.NeutralInitiated
    CitigroupNeutralInitiated
    BMO CapitalUnderperformInitiated
    BarclaysEqual-WeightInitiated
    Bank of AmericaNeutralInitiated
    NomuraBuyInitiated
    Argus ResearchHoldInitiated
    ArgusHoldInitiated

    Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Earning Per Share (EPS) Forecast / Estimate


    $2.598
    The average consensus EPS for FB is $2.598 with a high estimate of $3.518 and Low of $2.058 for the period 2021-06-30 and based on 42 Institutional Analysts.

    Last Quarter


    Actual
    Estimate
    Date
    $3.88$3.61532020-12-31


    The latest average Earning Per Share Estimate for Facebook Inc is $2.60, which is lower than FB's last EPS, $3.88. This means that Analysts are expecting Facebook Inc to report lower earnings. This can drive share prices lower since the investors have negative sentiment about market performance of Facebook Inc.

    Earning Per Share (EPS) History


    Actual
    Estimate
    Date
    $3.88$3.61532020-12-31
    $2.4$1.9626652020-09-30
    $1.8$1.43072152020-06-30
    $1.71$1.80749550000000012020-03-31
    $2.56$2.60142982019-12-31
    $2.12$1.96870082019-09-30
    $1.99$1.93612189999999982019-06-30
    $1.89$1.67453280000000022019-03-31
    $2.38$2.25138430000000022018-12-31
    $1.76$1.5147182018-09-30
    $1.74$1.77274332018-06-30
    $1.69$1.39126220000000012018-03-31
    $2.21$2.01085872017-12-31
    $1.59$1.31957422017-09-30
    $1.32$1.16272582017-06-30
    $1.3$1.1539092017-03-31
    $1.41$1.34945452016-12-31
    $1.09$0.99469162016-09-30
    $0.97$0.840482016-06-30
    $0.77$0.6415872016-03-31
    $0.79$0.69719672015-12-31
    $0.57$0.53623862015-09-30
    $0.5$0.48721062015-06-30
    $0.42$0.41511062015-03-31
    $0.54$0.50003412014-12-31
    $0.43$0.41586252014-09-30
    $0.42$0.33137162014-06-30
    $0.34$0.247333900000000022014-03-31
    $0.31$0.275411700000000042013-12-31
    $0.25$0.19079722013-09-30
    $0.19$0.14050232013-06-30
    $0.12$0.12912082013-03-31
    $0.17$0.15669392012-12-31
    $0.12$0.11323822012-09-30
    $0.12$0.121509100000000012012-06-30

    What is Analyst Ratings & Price Targets?

    The analysts provide Buy, Sell or Hold ratings after extensive research of a companies financial reports, listening to conference calls and some of them even get in contact with upper management of the company to get an overall picture of operation.

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    What is Technical Analysis?

    Technical Analysis refers to analyzing a stock's price over a period of time. In the financial market, past price patterns are one of the strongest indicators of an asset's future performance.

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    What is Earnings Per Share (EPS) and Why is it Important?

    EPS, or Earning Per Share, can tell a lot about a stock’s performance. It’s calculated by dividing a company’s profit by the number of outstanding shares of its common stocks.

    In layman’s term, earnings is an indicator of a company’s profitability. Higher the earnings, the more profitable a company is.
    Some traders pick stocks solely based on EPS or earnings Analysis, it is a very powerful indicator of a stock’s price.

    Before you buy a stock, check the company’s earnings History and Surprises. A Surprise happens when a company reports a much higher or lower actual earnings/EPS than the forecasted earnings/EPS.

    If a company reports higher EPS surprises consistently, analysts keep raising their estimates, traders become more confident in the company, driving the share price higher.

    What is Stock Sentiment?

    Stock Sentiment refers to how people speculating about the stock or what kind of trading position investors are often taking.

    There are different kinds of sentiments you can find online for a company, this includes Investor Sentiment (Percentage of investors buying or selling), News Sentiment (Is the company getting positive or negative impressions from the Press?), Social Sentiment (The overall trends about the company in social media, is it negative or positive?).