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  • Facebook Trades North Of $60 For The First Time

    Facebook Trades North Of $60 For The First Time

    In after-hours trading today, investors rewarded Facebook with a rising share price after it reported stronger than expected revenue. The company reported that it earned $0.31 per share, and had revenue in the quarter of $2.59 billion. As reported earlier, the analyst set had predicted that Facebook would earn $0.27 on revenue of $2.33 billion. The earnings beat sent the company’s… Read More

  • Facebook’s Plot To Conquer Mobile: Shatter Itself Into Pieces

    Facebook’s Plot To Conquer Mobile: Shatter Itself Into Pieces

    Swiss Army knives don’t cut it on mobile. Packing in too many features creates apps that seem bloated and slow. Perhaps more than any company, Facebook has struggled to adapt its busy website to the small screen. But through a talk with Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and its Messenger team in November, a strategy came into focus. Facebook plans to conquer mobile one app at a time. Read More

  • Facebook Beats In Q4 With Revenue Of $2.59B, EPS Of $0.31

    Facebook Beats In Q4 With Revenue Of $2.59B, EPS Of $0.31

    Today Facebook reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $2.59 billion and earnings per share of $0.31. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.27 on revenue of $2.33 billion. Both EPS figures are non-GAAP, of course. In regular trading, Facebook fell around 3%. In after hours trading, Facebook is sharply up. The company’s GAAP net income for the… Read More

  • Facebook Officially A Mobile Ad Firm With 53% Of Ad Revenue Now Coming From Its 945M Mobile Users

    Facebook Officially A Mobile Ad Firm With 53% Of Ad Revenue Now Coming From Its 945M Mobile Users

    Facebook hit a major milestone with today’s Q4 2013 earnings as it crossed the halfway point and now earns 53% of ad revenue from mobile, or $1.37 billion of its $2.59 billion in revenue this quarter. The small-screen skrilla comes from 556 million daily mobile users up from 507 million in Q3, and 945 million monthly mobile users up from 874 million. Read More

  • Trouble With Teens Could Trip Up Today’s Facebook Earnings

    Trouble With Teens Could Trip Up Today’s Facebook Earnings

    When Facebook mentioned “a decrease in daily users specifically among younger teens” in last quarter’s earnings call, its share price fell from $57.98 in after-hours to open the next day at $47.16, eliminating tens of billions of dollars in value accrued from strong financials. How will investors react if today’s Q4 2013 earnings see Facebook admit a more serious… Read More