Meta Platforms Short Ratio

FB -  USA Stock  

USD 191.29  0.95  0.49%

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 Short Ratio Analysis

Meta Platforms' Short Ratio is typically used by traders and speculators to identify trends in current market sentiment for a particular equity instrument. In its simple terms this ratio shows how many days it will take all current short sellers to cover their positions if the price of a stock begins to rise.
 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Consolidated Income18.48 B29.15 B39.37 B42.48 B
Direct Expenses12.77 B16.69 B22.65 B24.44 B
Short Ratio 
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Current Meta Platforms Short Ratio

    
  0.92 X  
Most of Meta Platforms' fundamental indicators, such as Short Ratio, 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 Short Ratio Driver Correlations

Understanding the fundamental principles of building solid financial models for Meta Platforms is extremely important. It helps to project a fair market value of Ford stock properly, considering its historical fundamentals such as Short Ratio. Since Meta Platforms' main accounts across its financial reports are all linked and dependent on each other, it is essential to analyze all possible correlations between related accounts. However, instead of reviewing all of Meta Platforms' historical financial statements, investors can examine the correlated drivers to determine its overall health. This can be effectively done using a conventional correlation matrix of Meta Platforms' interrelated accounts and indicators.
The higher the Short Ratio, the longer it would take to buy back the borrowed shares. In theory, the more short positions are currently outstanding, the faster it will be to cover shorted positions.
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Meta Platforms Net Cash Flow from Operations

Net Cash Flow from Operations

62.24 Billion

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Meta Platforms Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 57.68 Billion
Based on the latest financial disclosure, Meta Platforms has a Short Ratio of 0.92 times. This is 88.93% lower than that of the Communication Services sector and significantly higher than that of the Internet Content & Information industry. The short ratio for all United States stocks is 77.0% higher than that of the company.

Meta Platforms Short Ratio 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 Short Ratio 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 short ratio 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.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
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. It operates in two segments, Family of Apps and Reality Labs. The Family of Apps segments products include Facebook, which enables people to share, discover, and connect with interests Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and private messages, as well as feed, stories, reels, video, live, and shops Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices through chat, audio and video calls, and rooms and WhatsApp, a messaging application that is used by people and businesses to communicate and transact privately. The Reality Labs segment provides augmented and virtual reality related products comprising virtual reality hardware, software, and content that help people feel connected, anytime, and anywhere. The company was formerly known as Facebook, Inc. and changed its name to Meta Platforms, Inc. in October 2021. Meta Platforms, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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

    
  67.8  
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.