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Facebook Just Became $15 Billion More Valuable In 30 Minutes

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter, surpassing Wall Street's e...


AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has sold $91 million worth of shares in the social networking company. The sale was ...

A Different View: Why Facebook Is Worth More & Wall Street Is Wrong

Peter Friedman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology
Peter Friedman

Facebook is building great value for consumers and brands; it's a very valuable company. Wall Street's negative analysis completely misunderstands the Facebook business model -- and to some extent, the entire nature of the social media market.

Facebook: Is Stock Research Rigged?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The investment banks that helped inflate Facebook's share price may stand to earn fees as Facebook acquires other companies. Unfortunately, the fall in value puts a damper on these plans.

Some Perspective

Fred Wilson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Small Business
Fred Wilson

If speculators are disappointed with the performance of the Facebook IPO it is because they had ridiculous expectations of what rational investors would pay. The market has put a premium valuation on a great company and we should be happy about all of that.

Facebook's Real Value Unrelated to its Stock Price

Larry Magid | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

All of the pre-IPO hype and post-IPO letdown completely misses the point when it comes to Facebook. Although Wall Street may see it differently, Facebook's main task is not about making a quick buck. It's about slowly and methodically building a sustainable business.

Facebook IPO Post-Mortem: Killer -- But Not for the Reasons You Think

Mark Cuban | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology
Mark Cuban

Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground.

So, Should You Jump In On Facebook Now?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.22.2012 | Money

-- EDITOR'S NOTE – Facebook began selling stock to the public Friday in the most talked-about market debut in years. The stock closed 23 cents ...

Facebook Reportedly Expands IPO Size

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | Technology

By Olivia Oran and Alexei Oreskovic NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc increased the size of its initial public offering b...

Facebook's IPO -- Can We Learn From Past Mistakes?

Robert Whent | Posted 04.22.2012 | Technology
Robert Whent

Going public and raising a boat load of cash doesn't guarantee success. As we all eagerly await Facebook's Initial Public Offering (IPO), I can't help but to think that history is going to repeat itself.

Valuing Facebook and Its 800 Million Customers: A $100 Billion Option on Unknown Future Strategies

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

What's the $100 billion for? It's an option on Mark Zuckerberg and his 800 million Facebook friends. It's an option on whatever future monetization strategy Facebook may develop. That value may be high. It may not be unreasonable.

Facebook IPO Filing Reveals Its Stunning Size: A Private Jet, Zuckerberg's Hefty Salary, And More

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

We knew Facebook was big -- you don't get to 800 million users without making a few bucks -- but until today, we didn't know just how big. Facebook...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook Files For IPO -- Thanks To You | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

Long before Facebook emerged as a ubiquitous web giant, its co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wondered if his fledgling website would ever amount to ...

Facebook IPO Could Value It Among Top Companies

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.28.2012 | Technology


Rod Kurtz

Is Facebook Really Worth $50 Billion? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

"Like" it or not, Facebook appears here to stay. With more than 500 million users across the globe, Time's reigning Person of the Year at the helm and...

The New High Tech Bubble

John R. Talbott | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology
John R. Talbott

Facebook has been valued recently at $80 billion while Google has a current public market value of $195 billion and Apple has a market capitalization of $350 billion. Will any of these companies still be around in forty years?

$70 Billion?

Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment fund GSV Capital Corp has taken a small stake in Facebook that values the world's No. 1 social networking site at ...

$100 Billion?

Posted 08.13.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook is preparing to file for an initial public offering as early as October or November that could value the popular socia...


Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

By Lauren Tara LaCapra and Jennifer Saba (NEW YORK) - A group of Facebook shareholders is seeking to offload $1 billion worth of shares on the se...

Facebook's Valuation Soars Even Higher Following New Investment

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

VentureWire reports today that Kleiner is taking a small stake in Facebook by buying as much as $38 million of stock from other shareholders at a valu...

Facebook Hints At Possible IPO Date

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(AP) NEW YORK — Facebook says it has raised $1 billion from non-U.S. investors through Goldman Sachs. Combined with a $500 million investment f...

Facebook Passes eBay To Become Third Most Valuable U.S. Web Company

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook’s estimated market value has shot past eBay’s, making it the third most valuable web company. ...

Goldman Invests In Facebook At $50 Billion Valuation | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and EVELYN M. RUSLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook, the popular social networking site, has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal that values the company at $...

Facebook Splits Stock 5 For 1

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook, the world's largest online social network, said Friday it is splitting its shares five for one, so that it can give larger stoc...

Facebook Worth $33 Billion: REPORT

DailyFinance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The value of huge social networking operation Facebook is a matter of endless debate among experts. The company has over 500 million members, but by m...