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Here’s why Facebook just lost $50 billion in market value

Higher expenses, lower margins, slower growth, and a lack of diversification is spooking investors. On the surface, it would appear that Facebook had a good quarter when it reported Q4 results yesterday. The company beat on earnings per share ($2.56 vs. $2.53 per share expected), revenue ($21.08 billion versus $20.89...
Higher expenses, lower margins, slower growth, and a lack of diversification is spooking investors. On the surface, it would appear that Facebook had a good quarter when it reported Q4 results yesterday. The company beat on earnings per share ($2.56 vs. $2.53 per share expected), revenue ($21.08 billion versus $20.89 billion expected), and daily active users (1.66 billion versus 1.65 billion expected). Yet today when the market opened, Facebook shares plunged 8%, wiping over $50 billion off its market cap.Read Full Story
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