Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO trimmed its holdings in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 5.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,733 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 692 shares during the period. Facebook accounts for approximately 1.0% of Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO’s holdings in Facebook were worth $2,005,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. D. Scott Neal Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Facebook by 1,358.0% in the second quarter. D. Scott Neal Inc. now owns 729 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 679 shares during the last quarter. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Facebook by 4.4% in the second quarter. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. now owns 809 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the last quarter. Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Facebook in the second quarter worth $138,000. Watermark Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Facebook in the first quarter worth $141,000. Finally, Vigilant Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Facebook by 17.8% in the second quarter. Vigilant Capital Management LLC now owns 991 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. 57.86% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
In other news, CTO Michael Todd Schroepfer sold 38,042 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $177.86, for a total value of $6,766,150.12. Following the sale, the chief technology officer now owns 402,534 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $71,594,697.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Colin Stretch sold 750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $171.40, for a total transaction of $128,550.00. 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. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 5,066,441 shares of company stock worth $903,750,174. 17.23% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The social networking company reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.31. Facebook had a net margin of 41.69% and a return on equity of 23.64%. The business had revenue of $10.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.84 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.09 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 47.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Facebook Inc will post 5.86 earnings per share for the current year.
FB has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Cowen restated an “average” rating and issued a $200.00 price objective (up from $195.00) on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $220.00 target price (up from $215.00) on shares of Facebook in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $190.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Facebook from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $191.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, forty-three have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $200.75.
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