Some Quick Facts About Meta Platforms (META)

Shares of Large-cap technology company Meta Platforms moved -1.1 this morning, and are now trading at $298.7 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $363.33.

Meta Platforms, Inc. engages in the development of products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and wearables worldwide.

Potential Meta Platforms Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Meta Platforms has moved 71.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.73. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Meta Platforms's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.79

Understanding Meta Platforms's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 116,609,000 62,416,000 24.82 -37.4
2021-12-31 117,929,000 48,527,000 39.65 4.31
2020-12-31 85,965,000 36,602,000 38.01 12.02
2019-12-31 70,697,000 33,941,000 33.93 n/a

Meta Platforms's operating margins have averaged 34.1% over the last 4 years, which is significantly higher than the Software industry average of 21.81%. However the firm's margins are declining at a compounded yearly rate of -7.5%.

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