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Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service. It allows its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. The platform provides its users with the ability to create a profile, update information, add images, send friend requests and accept requests from other users. It enables users to join and create pages related to entertainment, sports, business, finance, preferences, hobbies, culture, religion, and a number of other categories.
TypePublic
Founded2004
HQMenlo Park, US
Websitefacebook.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)44,942(+5%)
Job Openings2,006
Revenue (FY, 2019)$70.7 B(+27%)
Share Price (May 2020)$232.2 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer, Director
Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin

Co-Founder
David Wehner

David Wehner

Chief Financial Officer
Mike Schroepfer

Mike Schroepfer

Chief Technology Officer
Jennifer Newstead

Jennifer Newstead

General Counsel
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Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Ashburn, Atlanta, Austin and in 78 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
1 Hacker Way #15
Ashburn, US
Ashburn, VA
Atlanta, US
1000 Marietta St NW
Austin, US
300 W 6th St
Boston, US
Boston, MA
Cambridge, US
100 Binney St
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Revenue

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Facebook's revenue was reported to be $70.70 b in FY, 2019 which is a 26.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

17.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

14.3b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

80.5%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

4.9b

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

5.9b

Market capitalization (26-May-2020)

661.6b

Closing stock price (26-May-2020)

232.2

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

23.6b

EV

648.3b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $661.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

27.6b40.7b55.8b70.7b

Revenue growth, %

54%47%37%27%

Cost of goods sold

3.8b5.5b9.4b12.8b

Gross profit

23.8b35.2b46.5b57.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

8.0b9.3b10.3b12.0b13.2b13.7b15.1b16.9b17.7b17.7b

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.2b1.4b1.9b2.2b2.4b2.8b3.3b3.2b3.5b

Gross profit

6.9b8.1b8.9b10.0b11.0b11.3b12.3b13.6b14.5b14.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

86%87%86%84%83%82%81%80%82%80%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

8.9b8.1b10.0b19.1b

Accounts Receivable

4.0b5.8b7.6b9.5b

Prepaid Expenses

959.0m1.0b1.8b1.9b

Current Assets

34.4b48.6b50.5b66.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

7.1b6.3b7.2b12.1b11.6b9.6b11.1b13.9b16.0b23.6b

Accounts Receivable

3.4b3.9b4.4b5.1b5.6b6.1b6.5b7.5b7.7b7.3b

Prepaid Expenses

1.2b1.5b1.5b1.3b1.9b1.9b1.6b1.9b2.1b1.8b

Current Assets

36.9b40.8b44.2b50.4b49.8b49.1b53.3b58.0b62.1b69.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

10.2b15.9b22.1b18.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b3.0b4.3b5.7b

Accounts Payable

14.0m43.0m221.0m113.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

16.1b24.2b29.3b36.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

3.1b7.0b11.7b5.0b10.1b15.2b2.4b5.0b11.1b4.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

671.0m1.4b2.2b949.0m2.0b3.1b1.4b2.9b4.3b1.6b

Accounts Payable

(10.0m)(38.0m)(7.0m)1.0m50.0m88.0m(96.0m)(87.0m)2.0m(44.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

5.1b10.4b16.5b7.9b14.2b21.7b9.3b17.9b27.2b11.0b
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

110 x

EV/CFO

58.9 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.6 b in Q1, 2020. Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.7 b in Q1, 2020.
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Monthly Active Users

1 m6 m12 m58 m145 m197 m242 m305 m360 m431 m482 m550 m608 m680 m739 m800 m845 m901 m955 m1.01 b1.06 b1.11 b1.16 b1.19 b1.23 b1.28 b1.32 b1.35 b1.39 b1.44 b1.49 b1.55 b1.59 b1.65 b1.71 b1.79 b1.86 b1.94 b2.01 b2.07 b2.13 b2.20 b2.23 b2.27 b2.32 b2.38 b2.41 b2.45 b2.50 b2.60 b

Daily Active Users

92 m108 m144 m185 m234 m257 m293 m327 m372 m417 m457 m483 m526 m552 m584 m618 m665 m699 m728 m757 m802 m829 m864 m890 m936 m968 m1.01 b1.04 b1.09 b1.13 b1.18 b1.23 b1.28 b1.33 b1.37 b1.40 b1.45 b1.47 b1.50 b1.52 b1.56 b1.59 b1.62 b1.66 b1.73 b

ARPU

$5 $6 $9 $11 $15 $20 $24 $29

Quarterly ARPU

$0$0$0$1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $3 $3 $3 $4 $4 $4 $4 $5 $6 $5 $5 $6 $7 $6 $7 $7 $6
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Facebook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
GIPHYMay 15, 2020$400 m
Sanzaru Games IncFebruary 26, 2020
Scape TechnologiesFebruary 08, 2020
PackagdDecember 20, 2019
PlayGigaDecember 19, 2019
Beat GamesDecember 02, 2019
CTRL-labsSeptember 24, 2019
ServicefriendSeptember 22, 2019
GrokStyleFebruary 08, 2019
VidpressoAugust 14, 2018
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Facebook Revenue Breakdown

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Facebook revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.5% from Advertising and 1.5% from Other

Facebook revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.8% from Asia-Pacific, 23.8% from Europe, 45.6% from US and Canada and 8.9% from Rest of the World

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Facebook Online and Social Media Presence

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Facebook Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    85/100

  • Diversity

    A

    78/100

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Facebook News and Updates

Facebook renames its Calibra Libra digital wallet to Novi

Facebook Inc. today renamed Calibra, the digital wallet designed to work with its Libra cryptocurrency, to Novi. The move comes after the Libra Association announced in April that it was abandoning its original plan for Libra to be a single global currency to assist cross-border transactions in fav…

Facebook is about to hold its annual shareholder meeting, but there's only one shareholder who matters: Mark Zuckerberg (FB)

Facebook is holding its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. Due to the pandemic, the meeting will be virtual for the first time. Shareholders are calling for Zuckerberg to relinquish his position as board chair and appoint an independent figure to the role. But Zuckerberg's total control of t…

Facebook Changes Calibra To Novi, New Digital Wallet Works On WhatsApp And Messenger

David Marcus, who originally was the Head of Calibra and the Libra Association, will serve as Head of Novi.

GM's Cruise self-driving unit beefs up board with former executive for Google, Facebook, DoD

Cruise, a majority-owned self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, has added Regina E. Dugan to its board of directors.
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Facebook Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Facebook founded?

    Facebook was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Facebook key executives?

    Facebook's key executives are Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Eduardo Saverin.

  • How many employees does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 44,942 employees.

  • What is Facebook revenue?

    Latest Facebook annual revenue is $70.7 b.

  • What is Facebook revenue per employee?

    Latest Facebook revenue per employee is $1.6 m.

  • Who are Facebook competitors?

    Competitors of Facebook include LinkedIn, Snapchat (Snap) and Microsoft.

  • Where is Facebook headquarters?

    Facebook headquarters is located at 1 Hacker Way #15, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Facebook offices?

    Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Ashburn, Atlanta, Austin and in 78 other locations.

  • How many offices does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 85 offices.