Meta Platforms Fundamentals

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Meta Platforms fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to Meta Platforms' financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of Meta Platforms Stock. This fundamental analysis module provides a way for investors to measures Meta Platforms' intrinsic value by examining all of its available economic and financial indicators and drivers, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to Meta Platforms stock. Please note, this module does not cover all equities due to inconsistencies in global equity categorizations. Continue to Equity Screeners to view more equity screening tools.

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Meta Platforms Direct Expenses is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Direct Expenses was at 15.02 Billion. The current year Consolidated Income is expected to grow to about 36.2 B, whereas Weighted Average Shares is forecasted to decline to about 3.2 B.

Meta Platforms Beta Analysis

Meta Platforms' Beta is one of the most important measures of equity market volatility. Beta can be thought of as asset elasticity or sensitivity to market. In other words, it is a number that shows the relationship of an equity instrument to the financial market in which this instrument is traded. For example, if Beta of equity is 2, it will be expected to significantly outperform market when the market is going up and significantly underperform when the market is going down. Similarly, Beta of 1 indicates that an asset and market will generate similar returns over time.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Consolidated Income18.48 B29.15 B33.52 B36.16 B
Direct Expenses12.77 B16.69 B15.02 B16.21 B
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Current Meta Platforms Beta

    
  1.29  
Most of Meta Platforms' fundamental indicators, such as Beta, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Meta Platforms is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
In a nutshell, Beta is a measure of individual stock risk relative to the overall volatility of the stock market. and is calculated based on very sound finance theory - Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM).However, since Beta is calculated based on historical price movements it may not predict how a firm's stock is going to perform in the future.
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In accordance with the recently published financial statements, Meta Platforms has a Beta of 1.29. This indicator is about the same for the Communication Services average (which is currently at 1.28) sector and significantly higher than that of the Internet Content & Information industry. The beta for all United States stocks is notably lower than that of the firm.

Meta Platforms Fundamental Drivers Relationships

Comparative valuation techniques use various fundamental indicators to help in determining Meta Platforms's current stock value. Our valuation model uses many indicators to compare Meta Platforms value to that of its competitors to determine the firm's financial worth. You can analyze the relationship between different fundamental ratios across Meta Platforms competition to find correlations between indicators driving Meta Platforms's intrinsic value. More Info.
Meta Platforms is one of the top stocks in ebitda category among related companies. It is one of the top stocks in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  1.10  of Retained Earnings per EBITDA. Meta Platforms Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA are projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA were at 46.05 Billion. Comparative valuation analysis is a catch-all model that can be used if you cannot value Meta Platforms by discounting back its dividends or cash flows. This model doesn't attempt to find an intrinsic value for Meta Platforms' Stock . Still, instead, it compares the stock's price multiples to a benchmark or nearest competition to determine if the stock is relatively undervalued or overvalued. The reason why the comparable model can be used in almost all circumstances is due to the vast number of multiples that can be utilized, such as the price-to-earnings (P/E), price-to-book (P/B), price-to-sales (P/S), price-to-cash flow (P/CF), and many others. The P/E ratio is the most commonly used of these ratios because it focuses on the Meta Platforms' earnings, one of the primary drivers of an investment's value.

Meta Platforms Book Value Per Share Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Meta Platforms' direct or indirect competition against its Book Value Per Share to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Meta Platforms could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Meta Platforms by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Meta Platforms is currently under evaluation in book value per share category among related companies.

Meta Platforms Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Meta Platforms from analyzing Meta Platforms' financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Meta Platforms' ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Meta Platforms' important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee634.69 K621.35 K370.13 K496 K446.4 K393.64 K
Revenue Per Employee1.62 M1.57 M1.42 M1.46 M1.32 M1.26 M
Average Assets76.52 B92.26 B121.07 B145.95 B167.85 B181.1 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA23.62 B29.68 B30.55 B40.04 B46.05 B49.68 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD23.62 B29.68 B30.55 B40.04 B46.05 B49.68 B
Earnings before Tax20.59 B25.36 B24.81 B33.18 B38.16 B41.17 B
Average Equity68.56 B80.37 B92.58 B115.44 B132.76 B143.24 B
Enterprise Value505.56 B367.09 B578.47 B777.04 B893.59 B964.14 B
Free Cash Flow17.48 B15.36 B21.21 B23.63 B27.18 B29.32 B
Invested Capital52.58 B60.7 B89.96 B117.74 B135.4 B146.09 B
Invested Capital Average45.74 B56.08 B82.47 B104.95 B120.7 B130.23 B
Market Capitalization512.76 B376.72 B585.32 B778.04 B894.75 B965.38 B
Tangible Asset Value64.42 B77.74 B113.77 B139.64 B160.59 B173.27 B
Working Capital44.8 B43.46 B51.17 B60.69 B69.79 B75.3 B

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About Meta Platforms Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Meta Platforms's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Meta Platforms using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Meta Platforms based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Deferred Revenue439.3 M474 M
Cost of Revenue19.2 B20.7 B
Revenues98.9 B106.7 B
Revenue to Assets 0.49  0.46 
Revenue Per Employee1.3 M1.3 M
Meta Platforms, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and in-home devices worldwide. Meta Platforms, Inc. was founded 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 68177 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.
The market value of Meta Platforms 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.