Meta Platforms Earnings Estimate

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Many public companies, such as Meta Platforms, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Meta Platforms' earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Meta Platforms' analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Meta Platforms is projected to generate 13.91 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. Meta Platforms earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Meta Platforms Old EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Please check Investing Opportunities.
  
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The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 102.8 B, whereas Profit Margin is forecasted to decline to 0.33.
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Meta Platforms Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Meta Platforms Old is based on official Zacks consensus of 10 analysts regarding Meta Platforms future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 80.84%, the future earnings per share of Meta Platforms is estimated to be 13.91 with the lowest and highest values of 13.64 and 14.32, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Meta Platforms Old is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 13.97
13.64
Lowest
Expected EPS 13.91
14.32
Highest

Meta Platforms Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Meta Platforms' value are higher than the current market price of the Meta Platforms stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Meta Platforms is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Meta Platforms' stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

10

80.84%

13.97

13.91

Meta Platforms Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Meta Platforms refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Meta Platforms Old predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Meta Platforms, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Meta Platforms Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Meta Platforms, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Meta Platforms should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

About Meta Platforms Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Meta Platforms earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Meta Platforms estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Meta Platforms fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit69.8 B75.3 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT47.3 B51 B
Earnings per Basic Share 13.99  15.09 
Earnings per Diluted Share 13.77  14.86 
Price to Earnings Ratio 24.04  24.67 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA55.3 B59.6 B
Earnings before Tax47.3 B51 B
Meta Platforms, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, wearables, and in-home devices worldwide. Meta Platforms, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Meta Platforms operates under Internet Content Information classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 77805 people.

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Is Meta Platforms' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Meta Platforms. If investors know Meta Platforms will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Meta Platforms listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
-0.18
Market Capitalization
532.2 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.066
Return On Assets
0.17
Return On Equity
0.29
The market value of Meta Platforms Old is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Meta Platforms that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Meta Platforms' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Meta Platforms' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Meta Platforms' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Meta Platforms' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Meta Platforms' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Meta Platforms value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Meta Platforms' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.