Previous Hold Today FB ranks #2926 as HOLD CANDIDATE. Next Hold
Today FB ranks #2926 as HOLD CANDIDATE.

FB stock Facebook

FB stock

April 18, 2019
Change -0.28%
Chart period: 2019-01-22 - 2019-04-18





Social Sentiment for FB

Today's data is from 19 opinions on StockTwits provided by IEX Cloud.
Bullish vs. Bearish opinions
Weighted Sentiment -0.09

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Facebook Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical FB stock analysis for April 18, 2019.

Hold candidate since 2019-04-18
Shorts n/a
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 0.90
ROA 24.81

Facebook fell by -0.28% in the last day from $178.78 to $178.28 and has now fallen 4 days in a row. The price has fallen in 6 of the last 10 days , but is still up by 1.28% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day by 1.66 million shares, but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 11.63 million shares bought and sold for approximately $2 074.13 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Thursday, 18th Apr 2019) of the FB stock was $178.28. This is 0.28% less than the trading day before Wednesday, 17th Apr 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 0.87% from a day low at $177.34 to a day high of $178.88.

30 day high of the FB stock price was $180.74 and low was $160.82.
90 day high was $180.74 and low was $142.52.
52 week high for the Facebook - $218.62 and low - $123.02.


Facebook lies in the middle of a wide and strong rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 13.58% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $187.47 and $215.99 at the end of this period.

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There are mixed signals in the stock today. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Monday April 15, 2019, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Volume rose on falling prices yesterday. This may be an early warning and the stock should be followed more closely. Facebook holds a sales signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $178.57. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $171.04. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sales signal.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The stock holds a RSI14 at 81 and is currently being overbought on RSI. This does not have to be a sales signal as many stocks may go both long and hard while being overbought on the RSI. It is therefore important to evaluate the history of the share as it may tell you something about the RSI-sensitiveness.

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Support & Resistance

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $166.69 and $165.98.

There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, Facebook finds support just below today's level at $166.69. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $165.98 and $160.47.

Support: $166.69 Price: $178.28 Resistance: $178.87


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $1.54 (0.87%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.25%.

Our recommended stoploss: $172.88 (-3.03%) (This stock has medium daily movements and this gives medium risk. The RSI14 is 81 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 3 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Hold/Accumulate

Facebook holds several positive signals, but we still don't find these to be enough for a buy-recommendation. At the current level we recommend to hold or accumulate in this position whilst awaiting for further development. Due to some small weaknesses in the technical picture we have downgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Buy Candidate to a Hold/Accumulate.

Previous Hold Today FB ranks #2926 as HOLD CANDIDATE. Next Hold
Today FB ranks #2926 as HOLD CANDIDATE.