Facebook Wounds Self-Inflicted, Margin Guidance Issued to Ease Political Pressure
publication date: Jul 26, 2018
Social media giant Facebook released disappointing operating-margin guidance for the next couple years during its second quarter earnings call, and shares were promptly crushed. We are putting the company’s fair value estimate under review with expectations of a modest downward revision, but we think the company has the ability to absorb growing expenses and capital spending, both of which are almost completely under its control.
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