Meta Platforms Overview

  • Founded
  • 2004
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 71,970
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • FB
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 168
  • Share Price
  • $207.84
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Meta Platforms General Information

Description

Meta is the world's largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Facebook, Inc., The Facebook
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Social/Platform Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Social Content
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • 1 Hacker Way
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States

Meta Platforms Timeline

2019202020212022
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Meta Platforms Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$207.84 $203.63 $185.82 - $384.33 $554B 2.72B 34.6M $13.99

Meta Platforms Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Dec-2021 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019
EV 890,209,813 890,209,813 733,035,626 542,183,975
Revenue 117,929,000 117,929,000 85,965,000 70,697,000
EBITDA 54,790,000 54,790,000 39,371,000 29,650,000
Net Income 39,370,000 39,370,000 29,146,000 18,485,000
Total Assets 165,987,000 165,987,000 159,316,000 133,376,000
Total Debt 13,873,000 13,873,000 10,654,000 10,324,000
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Meta Platforms Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Meta Platforms Comparisons

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Meta Platforms Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Pinterest Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.00 000000&0
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00 00000 00 Private Equity-Backed Los Angeles, CA 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
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Meta Platforms Patents

Meta Platforms Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210319130-A1 Efficiently scalable systems Pending 29-Jan-2021 00000000000
US-20210288738-A1 Systems and methods for time, network traffic, and cable management Pending 31-Dec-2020 0000000000
US-11082464-B1 Displaying additional external video content along with users participating in a video exchange session Active 10-Dec-2020 0000000000 00
US-11082467-B1 Live group video streaming Active 03-Sep-2020 00000000000 00
US-11188215-B1 Systems and methods for prioritizing digital user content within a graphical user interface Active 31-Aug-2020 G06F3/0485 000
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Meta Platforms Executive Team (154)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Mark Zuckerberg Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David Wehner Chief Financial Officer, Finance
Sheryl Sandberg Chief Operating Officer, Operations & Board Member
Andrew Bosworth Chief Technology Officer
Michael Schroepfer Chief Technology Officer, Technology
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Meta Platforms Board Members (24)

Name Representing Role Since
Andrew Houston Self Board Member 000 0000
Marc Andreessen Self Board Member 000 0000
Mark Zuckerberg Meta Platforms Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Nancy Killefer Self Board Member 000 0000
Peggy Alford Self Board Member 000 0000
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Meta Platforms Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Meta Platforms Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Meta Platforms Investments & Acquisitions (168)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 01-Jan-2022 00000 0000 0000 Entertainment Software
000000000000 17-Dec-2021 0000000000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments
0000000 00 08-Nov-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Entertainment Software
0000000 05-Nov-2021 0000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Within (Virtual Reality) 30-Oct-2021 Merger/Acquisition Entertainment Software
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Meta Platforms Subsidiaries (37)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
BlinkAI Electronic Equipment and Instruments Boston, MA 2018
0000 0 00000 Entertainment Software Leamington Spa, United Kingdom 0000
0000000000 Other Hardware Singapore, Singapore 0000
0000000000 Business/Productivity Software Gibraltar, Gibraltar 0000
000000 00 Entertainment Software Seattle, WA 0000
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Meta Platforms Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000 (00000000000 0 17-Oct-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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000000000 13-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
00000000 17-May-2016 0000 00000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
00000 24-Apr-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
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Swaylo 24-Aug-2012 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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