Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s Earnings This Month May Provide Future Signs – (FB, VCLK, GRPN, BIDU)

  on Jul 02,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares moved down last week. Facebook’s investor relations web page had a post containing information that the company’s first financial results since it sold shares in an initial public offering, will take place later in the month.

Investors are expected to seek earnings for the company to receive signs of whether a growth slowdown persisted into the three-month period that ended in June. Sales moved up 45 percent in the first quarter as compared to 55 percent in the fourth quarter. Revenue more than doubled in each of the three quarters before that.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) hit 26.95% as their profit margin for the last twelve months and had an operating margin of 47.32%. In the previous 52 weeks the price has traded between $25.52 – $45.00. The last session’s volume of 19.53 million shares competed with the average daily trading volume of 65.78 million shares.

Within the industry, ValueClick Inc (NASDAQ:VCLK) had a 17.74% profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 21.79%. Return on equity for this company was 19.84% in the last twelve months. Return on assets was 14.65%.

Within the industry, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) had a -10.00% profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at -4.09%. Return on equity for this company was -52.68% in the last twelve months. Return on assets was -15.54%. In the last year the stock has moved within a range of $8.80 – $31.14. The last session’s volume of 6.68 million shares competed with the average daily trading volume of 7.67 million shares.

Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) recorded a profit margin of 45.43% for the prior 12 months and an operating margin at 51.89%. Return on equity for this stock was 55.74% while return on assets was 39.63%.

 



 

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