META Investors, You Need to Know These Facts Today.

Meta Platforms logged a 2.4% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $315.92 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. META's trading volume is 14,068,530 compared to the stock's average volume of 20,913,829.

Meta Platforms trades -12.8% away from its average analyst target price of $362.29 per share. The 49 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $100.0 to $435.0, and on average have given Meta Platforms a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying META should be aware of the facts below:

  • Meta Platforms's current price is 233.1% above its Graham number of $94.83, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Meta Platforms has moved 144.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 12.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 8.58, Meta Platforms has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 36.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • META has a forward P/E ratio of 20.1 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $15.72 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.71 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Meta Platforms is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.12 compared to its sector average of 6.23

  • 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.

  • Based in Menlo Park, the company has 71,469 full time employees and a market cap of $812.91 Billion.

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