Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $175.82, for a total value of $9,670,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Sheryl Sandberg also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, May 29th, Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $182.63, for a total value of $10,044,650.00.
  • On Tuesday, May 14th, Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $181.10, for a total value of $9,960,500.00.
  • On Tuesday, April 16th, Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $179.44, for a total value of $9,869,200.00.
  • On Thursday, April 4th, Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $176.70, for a total value of $9,718,500.00.
  • On Monday, March 25th, Sheryl Sandberg sold 55,000 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $164.34, for a total value of $9,038,700.00.

NASDAQ FB opened at $177.47 on Friday. Facebook, Inc. has a twelve month low of $123.02 and a twelve month high of $218.62. The stock has a market cap of $508.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a current ratio of 5.38, a quick ratio of 5.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The social networking company reported $0.85 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.65 by ($0.80). Facebook had a return on equity of 23.67% and a net margin of 33.17%. The business had revenue of $15.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.97 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.69 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Facebook, Inc. will post 8 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts have weighed in on FB shares. BidaskClub lowered Facebook from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 20th. Nomura raised Facebook from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from $172.00 to $215.00 in a report on Monday, March 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Facebook from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $155.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a report on Thursday, March 14th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC lowered Facebook from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $164.62 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, March 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and forty-two have given a buy rating to the company. Facebook presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $210.44.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. United Bank raised its holdings in shares of Facebook by 3.0% during the 1st quarter. United Bank now owns 1,883 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $314,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the period. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Facebook by 0.5% during the 1st quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 11,955 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $1,993,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the period. Successful Portfolios LLC raised its holdings in shares of Facebook by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. Successful Portfolios LLC now owns 2,301 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $384,000 after buying an additional 57 shares during the period. Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in shares of Facebook by 0.9% during the 4th quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 6,684 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $876,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the period. Finally, Lee Financial Co raised its holdings in shares of Facebook by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 2,511 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $419,000 after buying an additional 61 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.76% of the company’s stock.

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Facebook Company Profile

Facebook, Inc provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. The company's products include Facebook that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and messages; Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a messaging application for use by people and businesses to communicate in a private way.

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