The social networking company reported $2.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.24. Fort Washington Investment Oh owns 1.98% invested in Facebook, Inc. Fox Point Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $511.60 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $27.66. About 39.89M shares traded or 92.10% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.
Nexus Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Enbridge Inc (ENB) by 27.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 0.15% from 328,300 shares previously. The hedge fund held 261,269 shares of the food chains company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.24M, up from 74,718 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 3.41% or $1.99 during the last trading session, reaching $60.32. About 4.12M shares traded or 38.02% up from the average. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) has risen 8.94% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 103.79% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, forty-two have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 49% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Needham. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 3 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy" on Monday, August 10. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 8 by Jefferies. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Facebook, Inc. will post $5.33 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:EDU) earned "Neutral" rating by Nomura on Thursday, July 21.
Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 35 selling transactions for $898.44 million activity. Cox Christopher K had sold 16,000 shares worth $2.80 million on Monday, October 23. Schroepfer Michael Todd sold $6.57 million worth of stock. $502.59M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Moreover, Raymond James And Associate has 0.54% invested in Facebook, Inc. On Friday, January 26 FISCHER DAVID B. sold $1.05 million worth of Facebook, Inc.
Several equities research analysts have commented on FB shares. Zuckerberg Mark also sold $42.50 million worth of Facebook, Inc. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $190.00 price objective on shares of Facebook in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. The insider Wehner David M. sold 15,470 shares worth $2.59 million.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Finally, D. Scott Neal Inc. lifted its holdings in Facebook by 1,358.0% during the 2nd quarter. It worsened, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. Mckinley Carter Wealth Svcs accumulated 6,598 shares. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Facebook from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 3,897 are held by Hanson Mcclain. Secor Cap LP owns 0.85% invested in Facebook, Inc.
Charles Anderson increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 50% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:FB). 2,530 are held by Eagle Ridge Inv Management. Lakeview Capital Prns Limited Liability Corp invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 93,341 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,998,647.40. First Interstate National Bank & Trust owns 32,929 shares. Green Square Capital Limited Com reported 24,863 shares stake. New York-based Gilder Gagnon Howe And Limited Company has invested 4.59% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,782 shares. Citigroup maintained Facebook, Inc. The New York-based Park Avenue Securities Ltd Liability has invested 0.32% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Exane Derivatives, a France-based fund reported 13,800 shares. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Usnews.com and their article: "Facebook Wants to Show You Local News" published on January 30, 2018 as well as Usnews.com's news article titled: "Why Facebook Is Rolling Out a New Privacy Effort" with publication date: January 29, 2018. Therefore 55% are positive. BidaskClub raised Facebook from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. UBS maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 28 with "Buy" rating.
More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 114,066 shares. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". Credit Suisse maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, April 28. Bank of America has "Buy" rating and $18000 target. (NASDAQ:FB) for 976,881 shares. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 18 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by Robert W. Baird.
Croft-Leominster Inc, which manages about $892.29 million and $422.62 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 68,528 shares to 152,741 shares, valued at $6.52M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $187.66, for a total value of $1,048,456.42. It also reduced its holding in Churchill Downs Inc (NASDAQ:CHDN) by 80,391 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 87,868 shares, and cut its stake in Citrix Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CTXS).
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