On Friday morning, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) began trading with a neutral rating and $34 price target at Macquarie Securities.
In a statement to clients, expert Ben Schachter mentioned that the firm’s size and scale is its significant competitive benefit, yet there is a crucial gap between the amount of time spent on Facebook and the percentage of advertising dollars spent on the site.
He stated that the social network has several new chances in front of it to develop its business and enhance monetization. Having said all that, its speed of novelty and implementation are uncertain and we have critical doubts about short-term financial trends and Street predictions, Ben wrote.
Its competitors include Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) that moved up 2.11% to $576.20 with the total traded volume of 947,868.00 shares and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) that surged 1.98% to $30.50 with the total traded volume of 15.58 million shares.
Other technology stocks with bullish trend include Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) up 4.44% to $29.42, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) up 3.17% to $26.65 and Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) up 3.52% to $6.18, whereas with bearish trend include Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) down -0.46% to $3.24, A123 Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:AONE) down -5.92% to $1.27 and CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) down -12.50% to $7.35.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) after opening at $31.92 hit high price of $31.99 and then trading at $31.21 by plunging -0.48% and on current session volume of 9.00 million shares is lower than its average volume of 65.78 million shares.
The stock price volatility was 3.84% for a week and 5.00% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.61.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 4.52 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.13 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.08. The Company had total cash at hand $3.91 billion and a book value per share as $2.95 in the most recent quarter.
FB generated revenue of 3.71 billion in the following twelve months and earned $668.00 million. The Company showed a positive 26.95% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 47.32%.
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