Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg sold 124,625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.51, for a total value of $21,249,808.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Mark Zuckerberg also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 15th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 248,984 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.69, for a total value of $42,499,078.96.
  • On Wednesday, July 12th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 134,599 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $157.87, for a total value of $21,249,144.13.
  • On Thursday, July 13th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 268,100 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $158.52, for a total value of $42,499,212.00.
  • On Friday, June 30th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 281,436 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $151.01, for a total value of $42,499,650.36.
  • On Thursday, June 22nd, Mark Zuckerberg sold 277,018 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $153.42, for a total value of $42,500,101.56.
  • On Friday, June 9th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 122,521 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $153.03, for a total value of $18,749,388.63.
  • On Friday, May 26th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 140,064 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $151.72, for a total value of $21,250,510.08.
  • On Tuesday, May 30th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 279,533 shares of Facebook stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.04, for a total value of $42,500,197.32.

Facebook, Inc. (FB) traded down 0.58% on Wednesday, reaching $170.00. 15,770,093 shares of the company were exchanged. Facebook, Inc. has a 12-month low of $113.55 and a 12-month high of $175.49. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $162.44 and its 200-day moving average price is $148.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $493.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.05 and a beta of 0.70.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The social networking company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.19. Facebook had a net margin of 38.84% and a return on equity of 21.73%. The firm had revenue of $9.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.19 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.97 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 44.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Facebook, Inc. will post $5.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several analysts have recently weighed in on FB shares. Loop Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $175.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Monday, April 24th. UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $175.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Saturday, April 22nd. Finally, Moffett Nathanson restated a “buy” rating and set a $160.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, forty-two have issued a buy rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $183.47.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI raised its position in Facebook by 20.0% in the first quarter. Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 721 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the last quarter. D. Scott Neal Inc. raised its position in Facebook by 1,358.0% in the second quarter. D. Scott Neal Inc. now owns 729 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 679 shares during the last quarter. Cohen Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in Facebook during the first quarter valued at $121,000. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. raised its position in Facebook by 4.4% in the second quarter. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. now owns 809 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its position in Facebook by 9.5% in the first quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 910 shares of the social networking company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.40% of the company’s stock.

About Facebook

Facebook, Inc is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. The Company’s products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. Facebook enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers.

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