Facebook: Time to Jump In?


Facebook's recent earnings release wasn't horrible, but the company's failure to offer guidance or any transparency into near-term stategies to boost growth was disheartening for many investors. Not surprisingly, the stock sold off and now sits nearly 50% below its IPO price from mid-May. In the following video, Brenton and Austin discuss Facebook's situation, as well as some information on the recent 10-Q regarding user growth around various parts of the world.

After the world's most-hyped IPO turned out to be a bust, most investors probably don't even want to think about shares of Facebook. But there are things every investor needs to know about this company. We've outlined them in our newest premium research report. There's a lot more to this company than meets the eye, so read up on whether there's anything to "like" about it today, and we'll tell you whether we think Facebook deserves a place in your portfolio. Access your report by clicking here.

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