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How to buy Instagram stock in Canada

Instagram isn't publicly traded, but you can invest in its parent company.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused many global stocks to lose value, and this has even affected the stock price of some of the world’s most popular stocks.

While the impact on travel and tourism companies is obvious, it’s harder to determine what the pandemic’s impact will be on social media companies like Meta (formerly Facebook) and Instagram, a photo and video-sharing platform that currently has over one billion users worldwide.

Can I buy Instagram stock?

While you can’t invest directly in Instagram, you can buy Meta (formerly Facebook) stocks, which is the company that owns Instagram. Meta is listed on the Nasdaq with stock code FB.US. The current stock price is $159.15 (25-minute delay).

Instagram is owned by Meta (formerly Facebook), a leading social media business based in the US. It opened the day at $165.94, after a previous close of $N/A. During the day, the price has varied from a low of $157.95 to a high of $166. The latest price was $159.15 (25 minute delay). Meta (FB) is listed on the Nasdaq and employs 68,177 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Instagram overview

Instagram is a social networking app that allows users to share and create photo and video posts. The platform also lets you connect with friends, send direct messages, follow accounts, explore popular hashtags and more.

Instagram was released in 2010 and acquired by Meta Platforms in 2012.

Meta stock price

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Meta stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-26.
Latest market close$169.49
52-week range$154.25 - $202.03
50-day moving average $193.1404
200-day moving average $269.0346
Wall St. target price$294.13
PE ratio 14.8812
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $13.214

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Meta price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $169.49

1 year (2022-06-01) -10.15%
2 years (2021-06-04) -48.69%
3 years (2020-06-04) -25.10%
5 years (2018-06-04) -12.31%

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