Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price eased up 0.48% during latest trading session as, Facebook released a new social media app aimed at school teenagers.
Members of Lifestage, currently only available on Apple devices in the US, upload pictures and videos based around feelings, likes and dislikes. These are then turned into video profiles. All posts are public and there are no options to restrict viewing. The idea is to connect members of the same school, its creator said. One expert told the BBC the lack of privacy settings was a concern.
Dr Bernie Hogan from the Oxford Internet Institute told the BBC the app’s lack of privacy settings could prove unpopular. “The lack of privacy settings on this app in its current state is indicative of Facebook ideology – which is to stay open and connected as much as possible,” he said.
Analysts Practices; to watch unbiased undervalue securities, there is need to see following technical rations. FB holds price to earnings ratio of 59.46 that presents much better indication for a stock’s value than the market price alone. Based on historic views, the average P/E ratio in market fluctuates between 15 to 25, but alone low P/E ratio does not necessarily mean that a company is undervalue.
Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 12.20 that indicates if FB lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. Street is more conscious on this after SunEdison, Inc. case. To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 12.20, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.00, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.
Following previous ticker characteristics, YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) also run on active notice, stock price showed upbeat performance 4.96% after traded at $50.35 in most recent trading session.
YY has price to earnings ratio of 19.08 and the price to current year EPS stands at 1.10%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 13.52%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.80 and quick ratio was calculated as 2.80. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.00 for seeing its liquidity position.
Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 8.20% for a week and 5.01% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 2.35. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -1.12%. YY’s institutional ownership was registered as 58.80%, while insider ownership was 14.95%.