FACEBOOK Inc CLASS A

(NASDAQ: FB)
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FACEBOOK INC CLASS A: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
9
StockScouter

FACEBOOK Inc CLASS A, a large-cap growth company in the technology sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like FB

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: A

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for FB. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a small number of shares recently. Negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like FB

VALUATION
Grade: B

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like FB

The ratio of FB's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for FB was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

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