All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook Stock’

Facebook Stock Opens at All Time High

On the heels of a strong earnings report, Facebook stock soared in after hours trading and has carried that momentum into pre-market trading, hitting an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon, Facebook released its Q2 earnings, reporting revenue of $2.91 billion – up 61 percent year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was up 67 percent, with 62 percent of that coming from mobile. COO …

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Facebook Offers 70 Million More Shares, Heads To Court Over IPO

Facebook announced on Thursday that it is offering 70,000,000 new shares of its Class A common stock, with 27,004,761 shares being offered by the company itself and 42,995,239 shares being offered by certain selling stockholders, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who is offering 41,350,000 shares. The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and “other …

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Facebook Stock Tops $50 for the First Time

Facebook’s stock price hit an important milestone Thursday, crossing the $50 barrier for the first time. That’s more than $12 higher than the IPO price and over $32 more than the stock’s price at its lowest point back in August of 2012. It’s not just an important milestone, but an impressive one considering where Facebook’s stock price was just a …

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Facebook Stock Rallies, Nearly Hits Its IPO Price

For the first time since the IPO, Facebook stock approached $38 a share today. It didn’t actually hit that significant number (that’s what the stock started out at back in May) – but it came close. Really close. Its high for the day was $37.96 – an increase of nearly 7% from its opening. For Mark Zuckerberg and the rest …

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Facebook Stock Tops $30 for First Time in Months

Doesn’t adjust your monitors, Facebook stock is on the move. It’s been a long climb back, but Facebook shares currently sit at over $30, up around $1.40 as of now. That’s an increase of nearly 5%. Of course, “back” is a relative term. To be truly “back” to IPO levels, Facebook would beed to hit their opening mark, which was …

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Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently in the Christmas spirit. A few hours ago, he announced the he was donating a hefty amount to a local charity. That donation is coming in the form of Facebook stock – a boatload of it. “Today, in order to lay the foundation for new projects, we’ve made a contribution of 18 million Facebook …

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Facebook Stock Down On NASDAQ 100 Debut

Facebook stock didn’t have a great day today, as the company debuted on the NASDAQ 100. The NASDAQ 100 includes 100 of the biggest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ based on market capitalization. Computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology are all represented. Infosys left the index making room for Facebook, which Facebook now …

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Sheryl Sandberg Sells Nearly a Million Facebook Shares

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has just sold nearly a million shares of Facebook stock, netting her just over $26 million. According to an SEC filing, Sandberg sold 946,588 shares, which came out to be $26.2 million. The shares were sold at prices ranging from $27.30 to $27.90 a share. On Friday, that day that Sandberg sold off her shares, Facebook …

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Facebook Stock Jumps As New Shares Become Available, Winklevoss Twins Hold On To Millions Of Shares

Facebook shares jumped on Wednesday as 800 million new shares became eligible for sale as the latest in a series of lockups expired. Shares closed at $22.36. The New York Times reports that Andreesen Horowitz, one of the company’s biggest investors, sold over 4.6 million shares within an hour of close. Most of these shares were reportedly the firm’s shares …

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Facebook Stock Dips A Bit After Big Post-Earnings Release Boost

Facebook saw its biggest jump since May (when the company launched its IPO) on Wednesday, following the release of its earnings report, and the company’s comments about monetization on Tuesday. Facebook emphasized how big mobile is, and how it’s likely to grow into significantly more revenue. “We’re just getting started,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with regards to monetization. “As proud …

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Facebook Stock Up Over 20% Post-Earnings Report

It looks like Facebook investors liked what they saw out of Tuesday evening’s Q3 earnings report. As of right now, Facebook stock sits at just under $24 a share, which is up over 4.2 points from close yesterday. For the lazy, that’s an over 21% increase. Facebook posted their Q3 earnings yesterday after close, and their $1.26 billion in revenues …

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Facebook Stock Jumps After Zuckerberg’s Comments

On Tuesday evening, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first public speaking appearance since the company’s IPO. Investors seemed to like what he had to say, because the company’s shares jumped as much as 7.7% in Wednesday trading. Zuckerberg spoke at the TechCrunch Disrupt event, in an interview with Michael Arrington. The biggest take away we got from it was …

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