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How to buy Facebook stock

6 simple steps to owning and managing your FB shares.

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How to buy shares in Facebook

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Facebook. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Facebook reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $240.86, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Facebook, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Facebook. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

INVESTMENT PRODUCTS: NOT A DEPOSIT • NOT FDIC INSURED • NO BANK GUARANTEE • MAY LOSE VALUE

Price details for Facebook (FB)

Open $239.41 Previous close $240.28
High $247.65 Change $0.58
Low $238.82 Change % 0.241%
Close $240.86 Timestamp 1594152000
Volume N/A GMT offset 0

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Facebook company summary

Information last updated 2020-06-25.

Facebook (FB) is a leading Interactive Media & Services business based in the USA. Facebook (FB) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 48268 staff.

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Industry Internet Content & Information Currency symbol $
Code FB Country name USA
Type Common Stock Country ISO US
Name Facebook, Inc ISIN US30303M1027
Exchange NASDAQ CUSIP 30303M102
Currency code USD Sector Communication Services
Currency name US Dollar Full-time employees 48268

Detailed company information

Facebook, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and in-home devices worldwide. The company's products include Facebook that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and private messages; Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a messaging application that is used by people and businesses to communicate in a private way. It also provides Oculus, a hardware, software, and developer ecosystem, which allows people to come together and connect with each other through its Oculus virtual reality products. Facebook, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

When does Facebook's fiscal year end?

Facebook's fiscal year ends in December.

Where is Facebook based?

In the USA. Facebook's address is 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, United States, 94025.

What is Facebook's international securities identification number?

Facebook's ISIN is US30303M1027.

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