Sunday, September 30, 2012

Is Facebook The Ultimate Short?

Quick, name a mega cap stock with declining usage and trading at 32x forward earnings estimates. Don't research too long and hard, as such stocks don't exist outside the magical world of Facebook (FB).
ComScore just reported that the company again saw declining usage of its service in August. With the stock valuation held up with the promises of mobile monetization, a new search tool, and eventual ability to mine all the data collected on users, the market appears to be missing that the company has lost all momentum.

The leader of social media could be falling victim to the whole issue with social concepts in the first place. Quick, name a club that remains popular for more than five years, or even a restaurant that you still frequent now as often as a few years ago.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha.


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