BTIG Research Downgrades Facebook Inc to Neutral

Brokerage firm BTIG Research Downgrades its rating on Facebook Inc(NASDAQ:FB). The shares have been rated Neutral. Previously, the analysts had a Buy rating on the shares. The rating by BTIG Research was issued on Jul 22, 2016.

In a different note, On Apr 28, 2016, Cowen & Company said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $140.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm. On Apr 28, 2016, Pivotal Research said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $154.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. On Apr 28, 2016, Mizuho Securities said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $130.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. On Apr 28, 2016, Canaccord Genuity said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $135.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. On Apr 28, 2016, UBS said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $130.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. On Apr 28, 2016, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey said it Maintains its rating on Facebook Inc. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $125.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm.

Facebook Inc (FB) made into the market gainers list on Thursdays trading session with the shares advancing 1.35% or 1.66 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $125, which is also near the day’s high of $128.33. The stock began the session at $127.52 and the volume stood at 7,85,64,649 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $125 and the 52 week low is $72. The company has a current market capitalization of $357,538 M and it has 2,86,03,04,500 shares in outstanding.

Facebook Inc(FB) last announced its earnings results on Apr 27, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $5.38B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $5.25B. Earnings per share were $0.77. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.62.

Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Jul 19, 2016, David B. Fischer (VP Marketing & Bus. Part.) sold 7,821 shares at $117.43 per share price.Also, On Jul 19, 2016, Christopher K Cox (Chief Product Officer) sold 37,217 shares at $117.44 per share price.On Jul 19, 2016, Sheryl Sandberg (Chief Operating Officer) sold 148,104 shares at $118.09 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Facebook Inc. is a social networking company. The Company is engaged in developing products that enables users to connect and share through mobile devices and personal computers. It offers various services focused on people marketers and developers. It offers various platforms for people to share their opinions ideas photos and videos and to engage in other activities. Its products include Facebook Instagram Messenger and WhatsApp. The Facebook mobile app and Website enables people to connect share discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers. Its Messenger is a mobile-to-mobile messaging application available on iOS and Android phones. Instagram is a mobile application and Website that enables people to take photos or videos and share them with friends and followers. WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging application and allows people to exchange messages on iOS Android BlackBerry Windows Phone and Nokia devices.

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