Update 05/17/2012: The Facebook IPO was finally announced today and I’ve got all the details on the Facebook IPO price per share.
Update 05/02/2012: According to an article on CBS.com the long awaited Facebook IPO will be filed on May 18, 2012.
CBS also reports that Facebook could be listed on the NASDAQ as early as May 17 or May 18.
Update 02/01/2012: Facebook is set to file for their initial public offering (IPO) today and I will continuously update this post as more IPO price and price per share information is available.
The expected starting price for Facebook stock shares is currently $45 / share based on an estimated 100 billion dollar valuation of the company. Stay tuned for more information on the official Facebook IPO!
Update 01/27/2012: Although the financial projections below are still accurate, it is important to note that according to the WallStreetJournal, Facebook will file paperwork for their initial public offering on Wednesday, February 1, 2012.
Facebook IPO Price Projection:
There has been a lot of buzz in the last year about when Facebook will finally go public – especially with all the recent tech IPOs – and how much the company will be valued at when they announce their IPO.
Many experts have already made informal predictions that Facebook is worth over 100 billion and will raise more than 10 billion in stock upon release. In comparison, Google raised 1.67 billion when they went public in 2004.
Not included in the infographic is the price of $38-$40 per share that PrivCo estimates the 2.35 billion Facebook shares will initially be priced at.
An infographic (posted below) was recently published by AccountingDegreeOnline.net that puts the enormous size of Facebook’s future IPO into perspective.
There is very little doubt that Facebook is going to announce their IPO in 2012 and after reviewing this infographic you will understand how influential this event will be on the entire business world.
After taking a look at this infographic, you may also be interested to find out how the Facebook IPO will alter the user experience.
Facebook IPO Prediction Infographic Highlights:
- Facebook is the 4th company ever to have an IPO over 10 billion.
- Facebook will be valued higher than Disney, Amazon and McDonalds.
- Mark Zuckerberg stands to gain over 25 billion.
- Facebook was project to make over 4.2 billion in profit in 2011.
- Facebook makes more money from advertisements than any other website.
- Facebook accounts for 28% of display ads seen online.