Meta Platforms, Inc. (META)

NASDAQ: META · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-2.29 (-0.47%)
At close: Feb 26, 2024, 4:00 PM
-1.29 (-0.27%)
After-hours: Feb 26, 2024, 7:59 PM EST
Market Cap 1.23T
Revenue (ttm) 134.90B
Net Income (ttm) 39.10B
Shares Out 2.55B
EPS (ttm) 14.87
PE Ratio 32.40
Forward PE 23.46
Dividend $2.00 (0.42%)
Ex-Dividend Date Feb 21, 2024
Volume 12,101,415
Open 483.47
Previous Close 484.03
Day's Range 480.60 - 486.14
52-Week Range 169.06 - 494.36
Beta 1.15
Analysts Strong Buy
Price Target 424.81 (-11.82%)
Earnings Date Feb 1, 2024

About META

Meta Platforms, Inc. engages in the development of products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and wearables worldwide. It operates in two segments, Family of Apps and Reality Labs. The Family of Apps segment offers Facebook, which enables people to share, discuss, discover, and connect with interests; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and private messages, as well as feed, stories, reels, video, live, and shops; Messenger, a mess... [Read more]

IPO Date May 18, 2012
Employees 67,317
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol META
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, Meta Platforms's revenue was $134.90 billion, an increase of 15.69% compared to the previous year's $116.61 billion. Earnings were $39.10 billion, an increase of 68.53%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 45 analysts, the average rating for META stock is "Strong Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $424.81, which is a decrease of -11.82% from the latest price.

Price Target
(-11.82% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Strong Buy
Stock Forecasts


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New Mexico's attorney general has accused Meta of not protecting children from sexual predators on its platforms. He now wants to know how it polices subscribers to accounts featuring children.

3 hours ago - NYTimes

Meta drops lawsuit against web scraping firm Bright Data that sold millions of Instagram records

Meta has dropped its lawsuit against an  Israeli web scraping company Bright Data, after losing a key claim in its case a few weeks ago.

13 hours ago - TechCrunch

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18 hours ago - Business Insider

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Facebook owner Meta will set up a team to tackle disinformation and the abuse of generative artificial intelligence in the run-up to European Parliament elections in June amid concerns about election ...

1 day ago - Reuters

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1 day ago - CNBC

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3 days ago - Business Insider

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3 days ago - Forbes

Satori Fund's Dan Niles: 'Magnificent Seven' stocks should be renamed the 'Fantastic Four'

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3 days ago - CNBC Television

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3 days ago - CNBC Television

Meta's oversight board expands scope to Threads

Meta Platforms' oversight board said on Thursday it would include social media platform Threads under its purview, expanding its scope for the first time to bring in better, more accountable decisions...

4 days ago - Reuters

Meta says not required to pay for Indonesia news content posted voluntarily

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5 days ago - Reuters

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5 days ago - CNBC Television

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5 days ago - CNBC

Google releases 'open' AI models after Meta

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5 days ago - Reuters

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5 days ago - Market Watch

Meta's Zuckerberg to meet Samsung chief, discuss AI in S.Korea -media

Meta's CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to visit South Korea to meet Samsung Electronics chairman Jay Y. Lee as early as later this month, South Korean media reported on Wednesday.

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6 days ago - Reuters

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6 days ago - Schwab Network

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6 days ago - Market Watch

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After a remarkably bullish January, which continued the strong market action in November and December, February has had a distinctly different feel. But while breadth conditions have certainly become ...

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6 days ago - Benzinga

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6 days ago - Benzinga

Social Media Victims Law Center and Belluck & Fox file lawsuit against Meta, ByteDance, Inc., TikTok and Metropolitan Transportation Authority on the one-year anniversary of Zackery Nazario's death from a “subway surfing” accident

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Social Media Victims Law Center and Belluck & Fox, LLP are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Meta Platforms, Inc., ByteDance, Inc., TikTok and the Metropolitan Tra...

6 days ago - Business Wire

Meta's Bully Tactics Attempt to Remove Threads Software Limited Trademark Protections

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meta through its UK lawyers Bird & Bird is attempting to revoke the trademark protections of UK software company Threads Software Limited. It is the latest bullying tactic fro...

7 days ago - Business Wire

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8 days ago - CNBC

OpenAI's ‘Sora' Has Rivals In The Works—Including From Google And Meta

ChatGPT maker OpenAI stepped up the race in generative artificial intelligence Thursday when it unveiled its text-to-video generation tool, Sora, viewed as an impressive but potentially dangerous step...

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10 days ago - Forbes

Amazon, Google, Meta and Microsoft among tech companies to sign pact combatting AI-generated election trickery

Major technology companies signed a pact Friday to voluntarily adopt “reasonable precautions” to prevent artificial-intelligence tools from being used to disrupt democratic elections around the world.

10 days ago - Market Watch