Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) reported a strong third quarter earnings, with revenues, EPS, income and MAU’s increasing year-over-year. In spite of a surpassing the street estimates, the share prices plunged down by more than 6% in after hours. This was mainly due to the fact that there was no surprise element in the earnings report of Facebook and the report had everything that was expected out of the company. Many people also casted doubt that if the company has potential to display growth of same magnitude in the coming quarters as well. FMHR traders discussed about Facebook Inc (FB) stock along with few other stock in CNBC.
Morgan Stanley Analysts have started their coverage on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stocks with ‘overweight’ rating to it. They have given ‘equalweight’ rating to Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR).
Fast Money Trader, Steve Weiss said that he completely agree with the ratings given by Morgan Stanley. He feels that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has good hold over the business. He thinks that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s strong user base and user engagement makes it a good stock.
“[…] Morgan Staley points out [..] you spend so much time on Facebook, people are using it, versus Twitter, It’s still not really known what their strategy is. […] That’s exactly how I play that, avoid those two and go to Facebook,” Weiss said.
Facebook’s mobile based revenues have grown strongly in this quarter, which also shows the trend of people shifting to mobile. But Twitter’s mobile app hasn’t been as strong as the Facebook’s app. Some analysts hope that this is just a patch for Twitter and they have the potential to generate bigger revenues.
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