Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents

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USD 198.62  7.38  3.86%

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 Cash and Equivalents Turnover is projected to slightly grow based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Cash and Equivalents Turnover was at 6.90. The current year Free Cash Flow is expected to grow to about 42.2 B, whereas Cash and Equivalents is forecasted to decline to about 13.8 B.

Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents Analysis

Meta Platforms' Cash or Cash Equivalents are the most liquid of all assets found on the company's balance sheet. It is used in calculating many of the firm's liquidity ratios and is a good indicator of the overall financial health of a company. Companies with a lot of cash are usually attractive takeover targets. Cash Equivalents are balance sheet items that are typically reported using currency printed on notes.

Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents

13.83 Billion

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Current Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents

    
  48 B  
Most of Meta Platforms' fundamental indicators, such as Cash and Equivalents, 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.

Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents Historical Pattern

Today, most investors in Meta Platforms Stock are looking for potential investment opportunities by analyzing not only static indicators but also various Meta Platforms' growth ratios. Consistent increases or drops in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's cash and equivalents growth rates may not be enough to decide which company is a better investment. That's why investors frequently use a static breakdown of Meta Platforms cash and equivalents as a starting point in their analysis.
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Cash equivalents represent current assets that are easily convertible to cash such as short term bonds, savings account, money market funds, or certificate of deposits (CDs). One of the important consideration companies make when classifying assets as cash equivalent is that investments they report on their balance sheets under current assets should have almost no risk of change in value over the next few months (usually three months).
Compare to competition

In accordance with the recently published financial statements, Meta Platforms has 48 B in Cash and Equivalents. This is much higher than that of the Communication Services sector and significantly higher than that of the Internet Content & Information industry. The cash and equivalents for all United States stocks is significantly lower than that of the firm.

Meta Platforms Cash and Equivalents 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 Cash and Equivalents 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 cash and equivalents 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 K547.03 K452.57 K
Revenue Per Employee1.62 M1.57 M1.42 M1.46 M1.64 M1.44 M
Average Assets76.52 B92.26 B121.07 B145.95 B167.43 B180.64 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA23.62 B29.68 B30.55 B40.04 B55.25 B59.61 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD23.62 B29.68 B30.55 B40.04 B55.25 B59.61 B
Earnings before Tax20.59 B25.36 B24.81 B33.18 B47.28 B51.02 B
Average Equity68.56 B80.37 B92.58 B115.44 B132.53 B142.99 B
Enterprise Value505.56 B367.09 B578.47 B777.04 B933.79 B1,007.51 B
Free Cash Flow17.48 B15.36 B21.21 B23.63 B39.12 B42.2 B
Invested Capital52.58 B60.7 B89.96 B117.74 B122.29 B131.95 B
Invested Capital Average45.74 B56.08 B82.47 B104.95 B126.99 B137.01 B
Market Capitalization512.76 B376.72 B585.32 B778.04 B935.64 B1,009.51 B
Tangible Asset Value64.42 B77.74 B113.77 B139.64 B146.16 B157.69 B
Working Capital44.8 B43.46 B51.17 B60.69 B45.53 B41.58 B

Meta Platforms Fundamentals

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
Cash and Equivalents16.6 B13.8 B
Cash and Equivalents Turnover 6.90  7.45 
Free Cash Flow39.1 B42.2 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 71970 people.

Meta Platforms Investors Sentiment

The influence of Meta Platforms' investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Meta Platforms. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.

Meta Platforms Implied Volatility

    
  56.88  
Meta Platforms' implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Meta Platforms stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Meta Platforms' implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Meta Platforms stock will not fluctuate a lot when Meta Platforms' options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Meta Platforms in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Meta Platforms' short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Meta Platforms options trading.

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Meta Platforms Investor Sentiment

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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.