Shaers of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research. With the firm’s stock price currently trading around $171.59, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years. Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 62.10% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 49.40% revenue growth over that same time frame.
Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)’s stock was 49.14%. Over the last week of the month, it was 0.96%, 7.99% over the last quarter, and 22.63% for the past six months.
Over the past 50 days, Facebook, Inc.’s stock is -1.88% off of the high and 6.21% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -2.22% (High), 51.11%, (Low).
Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here. Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $194.77 on the equity. Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 1.80 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.