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CLOSING UPDATE: Facebook decreases further 0.3%, led Communication network software sector lower 15 June 2018 18:11 EDT

NEWS BITES - NORTH AMERICA

This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's NASDAQ market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Facebook, NASDAQ's largest communication network software company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.5% to trade at $US195.85 vs. the Communication network software sector which weakened 28.7 points (or 0.4%) to 6,438.7. Representing a weighting of about 97.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 70% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which fell 25.9 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.1%.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Overvaluation:

+ Price/Earnings of 35.7 [23.3]

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 0.37 [0.2]

+ Return on Equity 21.4% [24.5%]

Bearish Signals:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 5.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 10% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Note

Bullish Signals:

The positive 4.29 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

In the NASDAQ market, the stock's relative price strength percentile is improving at 56 for 6 months, 57 for 3 months and 60 for 1 month.

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high once.

The price lifted 3.6% in the last week and jumped 6.3% in the last month.

Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 0.5 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

Net profit margin has averaged 32.2% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

The Brand Value represents 1.2% of the estimated Enterprise Value of $US461.2 billion.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 21.4%. Also, this has improved from 17.3% last year.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

Return on Capital Employed 25.5% [22.6%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Facebook decreases 0.2%, leads Communication network software sector lower

15 June 2018 13:20 EDT

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has decreased 0.2% to trade at $US196.44 vs. the Communication network software sector which weakened 10.5 points (or 0.2%) to 6,456.9. Representing a weighting of about 97.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

Morning Alert: Facebook decreases 0.6%, leads Communication network software sector lower

15 June 2018 11:02 EDT

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has decreased 0.6% to trade at $US195.65 vs. the Communication network software sector which weakened 38.0 points (or 0.6%) to 6,429.3. Representing a weighting of about 97.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 97.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.2 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Facebook increases a further 0.2%, led market higher

14 June 2018 17:57 EDT

Facebook, NASDAQ's largest communication network software company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.3% to trade at $US196.81 vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which strengthened 74.3 points (or 1%) to 7,279.6. Representing a weighting of about 5.6% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.3% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 61% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 74.3 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.3%.

Afternoon Alert: Facebook lifts 2.0%, leads market higher

14 June 2018 13:20 EDT

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has lifted 2.0% to trade at $US196.31 vs. the NASDAQ-100 Index which strengthened 65.8 points (or 0.9%) to 7,271.0. Representing a weighting of about 5.5% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.4% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

Facebook Inc. (O:FB)

ISIN: US30303M1027

PermID: 4297297477

CIK: 1326801

CUSIP: 30303M102

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