April 21, 2017

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is looking to hire someone to head-up news products

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) said that, it is looking to hire someone to head up its news products, a significant new role charged with helping to combat the proliferation of so-called fake news on its service. Facebook is talking to veterans of both the tech and media industries, according to multiple sources, but is having trouble finding someone with both the news and technology chops necessary to fill the role. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares gained 1.08% to $143.80 on Thursday.

The position, which reports up into Fidji Simo, Facebook’s VP in charge of news and video, isn’t listed on the company’s website. But sources say that whoever takes the job will help Facebook create news products for its media partners, like Instant Articles, as well as exploring ways to curb the spread of misinformation.

Technical Stock Analysis

Shares outstanding are recorded as 2889.98 B and total shares floated are 2279.45 B. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 12.00. Company’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.95% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 3.99%.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it’s not easy how to pick stocks. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 20 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for FB is $160.47 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.70.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) yearly performance is 27.91% and net profit margin is 36.90%. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is 62.10%. The current share price indicates that stock is 0.25% away from its one year high and is moving 35.26% ahead of its 52-week low.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) expects to webcast a discussion of its first quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

On 20 April 2017, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) shares moved to $9.23 after starting the day at $9.03. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 2 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for BW is $14.17 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.70.

At the movement Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) is under coverage by number of analysts. Buy rating has been given by 8 analysts to the company stock whereas no analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 5 analysts given HOLD rating. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 1.84 on scale of 1-5. Analysts mean target price for Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) is $47.04 while their mean recommendation is 1.90 (1=Buy, 5=sell).

If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved gained 1.34% to end the day at $43.26. The current share price indicate that stock is 0.42% away from its one year high and is moving 32.54% ahead of its 52-week low.

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