Facebook (FB) Given a $215.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc bought a new stake in Facebook during the 2nd quarter worth about $138,000. Harvest Capital Management Inc, New Hampshire-based fund reported 2,300 shares. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a buy rating on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Private Bank & Trust Co. now owns 26,768 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $3,059,000 after buying an additional 8,900 shares during the last quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $119.30, for a total transaction of $89,475.00. Facebook Inc has a 12 month low of $126.78 and a 12 month high of $188.90. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Facebook by 2.4% during the 1st quarter. Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ now owns 25,857 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $3,904,000 after purchasing an additional 602 shares during the last quarter. Odey Holdings AG now owns 1,060 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $160,000 after purchasing an additional 54 shares during the last quarter. Cowen restated an average rating and set a $200.00 target price (up from $195.00) on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. "Still Pledging to Become a Better Social Destination" on January 10, 2018, also Bloomberg.com with their article: "Facebook Unveils Sweeping Changes, Says Engagement May Fall" published on January 12, 2018, Usnews.com published: "Facebook Watch Is a Massive Opportunity" on December 21, 2017. It has outperformed by 60.97% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. The social networking company reported $1.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.31. It dropped, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. Discovery Mngmt Limited Liability Com Ct has invested 1.97% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Archford Cap Strategies Limited Liability Com, Illinois-based fund reported 2,831 shares. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi has invested 5.74% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Stralem And Company has 129,390 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 33,552 shares. 237.14 million shares or 1.40% less from 240.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.73% of the company's stock. Victory owns 23,490 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on February, 7. (NASDAQ:FB). Hanson & Doremus Investment Mgmt accumulated 594 shares or 0.04% of the stock. In the last three months, insiders sold 4,182,199 shares of company stock valued at $752,724,430.

Facebook, Inc is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. Out of 53 Wall Street analysts rating Facebook, 49 give it "Buy", 2 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold".

Ratings analysis reveals 92% of Facebook's analysts are positive. Facebook had 216 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:FB) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Wedbush set a $225.00 target price on Facebook and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. The stock has "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, November 3. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, July 26. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Nomura. Citigroup maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, November 2 with "Buy" rating. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 28 with "Outperform" rating.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 38 selling transactions for $950.72 million activity.

In related news, VP Colin Stretch sold 750 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. Zuckerberg Mark also sold $42.50M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Ashmore Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability holds 481,519 shares or 4.45% of its portfolio. 50,533 shares valued at $8.59 million were sold by FISCHER DAVID B. on Thursday, August 10. Facebook makes up about 1.5% of State of Tennessee Treasury Department's portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Shares for $502.59 million were sold by Koum Jan on Tuesday, August 15.

Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc, which manages about $615.03 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Inc (IEMG) by 21,831 shares to 196,099 shares, valued at $10.59 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NYSE:DG), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $203.72. JP Morgan maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $175 target in Tuesday, September 27 report. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, February 2. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Wood. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 20 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Facebook, Inc. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 12 by William Blair. Its down 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold MS shares while 292 reduced holdings. Columbia Ptnrs L L C Invest Mngmt holds 90,670 shares or 2.04% of its portfolio. Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Liability holds 22 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Asset One owns 3.78M shares. 30,357 were accumulated by Cap Inv Counsel Inc.