Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s shares jumped on last day of the year after it scored a New Year’s Eve upgrade from the previous Wall Street experts to carry a sell rating on the social network’s stock.
Shares of Facebook (FB) were increased about 2 percent to $26.41 after BMO Capital Markets increased its rating on the stock to outperform from under perform. Stifel Nicolaus as well upgraded its price target on the shares.
Jordan Rohan of Stifel Nicolaus articulated in a note to clients on Monday that they believe the trading pattern will shift from worries of massive selling to excitement over forced purchasing of shares by index funds when Facebook is further to the S&P 500.
Rohan raised his price target on Facebook’s shares to $31 from $26, maintaining his “Buy” rating.
Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) traded at $26.62 by increasing +2.73% with price volatility of Y% for a week and Y% for a month plus price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was Y and its beta stands at Y times.
Stocks after opening at $26.20 hit high price of $26.99 and on last session stock held volume of 60.37 million shares which was unexpectedly lower than its average volume of 68.11 million shares.
Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 11.38 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.06 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.04. The Company had total cash at hand $10.45 billion and a book value per share as $6.59 in the most recent quarter.
While investors who viewing FB against other stocks with the reference of profit margin that are Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) having profit margin 66.94%, Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) with -46.51% profit margin, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) having -1.40% profit margin and Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) having profit margin of 47.20%.
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