Time for Investors to Take the Plunge on Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

Equity Research firms currently have a positive stance on shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 1.90. This is based on the research brokerage reports taken into consideration by Thomson Reuters. Those same analysts are projecting that the stock will reach $155.74 on a short term basis.

At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $127.80. This represents a change from the opening price of -1.07%. In terms of performance, year to date, the stock is 23.04%. The monthly stock performance comes in at 2.06%. For the quarter, shares are performing at 12.76%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at 1.15%.

In taking a look at technical levels, shares are trading 1.34% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 11.43% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Based on a recent bid, the stock is trading -3.17% away from it’s 52- week high and 43.00% away from its 52 week low. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. As of writing, Facebook, Inc.’s RSI stands at 49.48. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 1.07% and 1.29% over the past month.

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