Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is revising its application for Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and iPad to make it faster for users who access the service via mobile gadgets.
Mobile-product manager at Facebook Mick Johnson stated that the new software plans to double the speed for starting the Apps and scrolling through the News Feed. Mick Johnson further stated that also speeds should double for opening photos from News Feed.
Facebook, owner of the world’s most popular social-networking site, has lost almost 50% of its value since an IPO in May as the corporation fights to produce advertising revenue from the growing slice of customers who access the service on mobile gadgets. Over 50% of Facebook’s 955 million members visit the social networking on smart phones and tablets.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) fell -1.41% to settle at $13.25, Renren Inc (NYSE:RENN) moved up +0.25% to end at $3.96 while Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) plunged -0.06% to finish on Thursday at $676.80.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) last session volume of 32.81 million shares was higher than its average volume of 45.64 million shares. The stock after opening at $19.50 hit high price of $19.73 and then closed at $19.44 by scoring +0.01%.
FB generated revenue of 4.33 billion in the following twelve months and earned $383.00 million. The Company showed a positive 13.29% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 13.84%.The FB past twelve months price to sales ratio was 9.63 and price to cash ratio remained 4.09.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -2.16% which was maintained for the month at -33.74%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -41.14% while the YTD performance remained at -49.15%.
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