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Meta Platforms Inc
NASDAQ:META

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Meta Platforms Inc
NASDAQ:META
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Price: 490.13 USD 1.26% Market Closed
Updated: Mar 1, 2024

Intrinsic Value

Meta Platforms, Inc., engages in the development of social media applications. [ Read More ]

The intrinsic value of one META stock under the Base Case scenario is 339.68 USD. Compared to the current market price of 490.13 USD, Meta Platforms Inc is Overvalued by 31%.

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META Intrinsic Value
Base Case
339.68 USD
Overvaluation 31%
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Fundamental Analysis

Revenue Growth Amidst Cost-Cutting Measures
2023-Q4 Earnings Call

Revenue Growth Amidst Cost-Cutting Measures

The company's Q4 total revenue reached $40.1 billion, a 25% increase. This included a 24% rise in the Family of Apps ad revenue to $38.7 billion and an 82% surge in Family of Apps other revenue to $334 million, thanks to WhatsApp Business. Total Q4 ad impressions grew by 21%, with Asia Pacific and Rest of World driving the rise. Q4 operating income stood at $16.4 billion, yielding a 41% margin. Capital investments yielded a free cash flow of $11.5 billion, ending with $65.4 billion in cash reserves. Notably, expenses decreased by 8% with Family of Apps expenses down 13%, even as Reality Labs' expenses rose resulting in a $4.6 billion loss. Looking ahead, the company set a Q1 2024 revenue guidance of $34.5 to $37 billion, 2024 total expenses prediction of $94 to $99 billion, and expects an increasing tax rate in the mid-teens, indicating further investments in AI and infrastructure.

Financials

Balance Sheet Decomposition
Meta Platforms Inc

Current Assets 85.4B
Cash & Short-Term Investments 65.4B
Receivables 16.2B
Other Current Assets 3.8B
Non-Current Assets 144.3B
Long-Term Investments 6.1B
PP&E 109.9B
Intangibles 21.4B
Other Non-Current Assets 6.8B
Current Liabilities 32B
Accounts Payable 5.7B
Accrued Liabilities 17.1B
Other Current Liabilities 9.2B
Non-Current Liabilities 44.5B
Long-Term Debt 19B
Other Non-Current Liabilities 25.5B
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META Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

Meta Platforms Inc's profitability score is 73/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

Positive Free Cash Flow
Positive Gross Profit
Exceptional 3-Year Average ROIC
Positive 3-Year Average ROE
73/100
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Score

Meta Platforms Inc's profitability score is 73/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

META Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

Meta Platforms Inc's solvency score is 92/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

92/100
Solvency
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Meta Platforms Inc's solvency score is 92/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

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META Price Targets Summary
Meta Platforms Inc

Wall Street analysts forecast META stock price to rise over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for META is 514.7 USD with a low forecast of 247.45 USD and a high forecast of 603.75 USD.

Lowest
Price Target
247.45 USD
50% Downside
Average
Price Target
514.7 USD
5% Upside
Highest
Price Target
603.75 USD
23% Upside
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Ownership

META Insider Trading
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Shareholder Return

META Price
Meta Platforms Inc

1M 1M
+24%
6M 6M
+65%
1Y 1Y
+183%
3Y 3Y
+85%
5Y 5Y
+202%
10Y 10Y
+627%
Annual Price Range
490.13
52w Low
173.42
52w High
490.13
Price Metrics
Average Annual Return 5.05%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 45.49%
Max Drawdown -77%
Shares Statistics
Market Capitalization 1.3T USD
Shares Outstanding 2 549 410 000
Percentage of Shares Shorted 1.27%

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Company Profile

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Country

United States of America

Industry

Media

Market Cap

1.3T USD

Dividend Yield

0.41%

Description

Meta Platforms, Inc., engages in the development of social media applications. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and currently employs 71,970 full-time employees. The company went IPO on 2012-05-18. The firm is engaged in the products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality (VR) headsets, wearables, and in-home devices. The firm operates through two segments: Family of Apps (FoA) and Reality Labs (RL). FoA includes Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and other services. RL includes augmented and virtual reality-related consumer hardware, software, and content. Facebook enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers. Instagram is a place where people can express themselves through photos, videos, and private messaging, and connect with and shop from their favorite businesses and creators. Messenger is a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices.

Contact

CALIFORNIA
Menlo Park
1601 Willow Rd
+16506187714.0
https://www.facebook.com

IPO

2012-05-18

Employees

71 970

Officers

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Susan J. S. Li
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Javier Olivan
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Andrew Bosworth
Chief Product Officer
Mr. Christopher K. Cox
Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. David M. Wehner
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Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Aaron A. Anderson
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Atish Banerjea
Vice President of Investor Relations
Ms. Deborah T. Crawford
Chief Legal Officer
Ms. Jennifer G. Newstead
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one META stock?

The intrinsic value of one META stock under the Base Case scenario is 339.68 USD.

Is META stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 490.13 USD, Meta Platforms Inc is Overvalued by 31%.