Facebook (FB) Rising Before The Market Opens

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Facebook ( FB) as a pre-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Facebook as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • FB has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $1.6 billion.
  • FB traded 189,617 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 8:00 AM.
  • FB is up 2% today from yesterday's close.

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More details on FB:

Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. It provides a set of development tools and application programming interfaces that enable developers to integrate with Facebook to create mobile and Web applications. FB has a PE ratio of 78. Currently there are 25 analysts that rate Facebook a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Facebook has been 22.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Facebook has a market cap of $183.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. The stock has a beta of 0.77 and a short float of 1.1% with 1.27 days to cover. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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