Meta Platforms Inc

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Meta Platforms Inc
Price: 114.12 USD -6.79% Market Closed
Updated: Dec 7, 2022

DCF Value

This DCF valuation model was created by Alpha Spread and was last updated on Dec 7, 2022.

Estimated DCF Value of one META stock is 142.91 USD. Compared to the current market price of 114.12 USD, the stock is Undervalued by 20%.

Base Case
142.91 USD
Undervaluation 20%
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DCF Value: 142.91 USD
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Present Value Calculation

The first step in the DCF calculation process is to estimate the company's future free cash flow. Once free cash flow is forecasted, it is discounted at a risk-appropriate discount rate. The resulting value is the present value of the company's free cash flow. You can change any model inputs below.

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To view the process of deriving the DCF Value of one share from the estimated Present Value, see the DCF Value Calculation block.

DCF Value Calculation

Depending on which type of operating model is chosen (equity or whole firm valuation model), the resulting value is either the value of equity or the value of the entire firm. In the case of the latter, to move from the value of the firm to the value of equity, liabilities are subtracted and assets are added.

Capital Structure
From Present Value to DCF Value

Present Value 341B USD
+ Cash & Equivalents 14.3B USD
+ Investments 34B USD
Firm Value 389B USD
- Debt 10.4B USD
Equity Value 379B USD
/ Shares Outstanding 2.7B
META DCF Value 142.91 USD
Undervalued by 20%

To view the process of calculating the Present Value of Meta Platforms Inc' future free cash flow, see the Present Value Calculation block.

Valuation Analysis

After the valuation process, in order to gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between risk and opportunity, it is useful to study the dynamic of company's valuation under various inputs to the DCF model in use.

DCF Financials
Financials used in DCF Calculation

125B 187B
Operating Income
32.4B 40.3B
24.4B 30.5B

Sensitivity Analysis
DCF Value Sensitivity Analysis

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What is the DCF value of one META stock?

Estimated DCF Value of one META stock is 142.91 USD. Compared to the current market price of 114.12 USD, the stock is Undervalued by 20%.

The true DCF Value lies somewhere between the worst-case and best-case scenario values. This is because the future is not predetermined, and the stock's DCF Value is based almost entirely on the future of the company. Knowing the full range of possible stock DCF values gives a complete picture of the investment risks and opportunities.

How was the DCF Value calculated?

1. Present Value Calculation. Using the DCF Operating Model we project Meta Platforms Inc's future free cash flow and discount it at a selected discount rate to calculate its Present Value (341B USD).

2. DCF Value Calculation. We use the company's capital structure to calculate the total Equity Value based on the previously computed Present Value of the free cash flow. Dividing the Equity Value by the number of shares outstanding gives us the DCF Value of 142.91 USD per one META share.