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Facebook Market Valuation May Reach $ 234 Billion by 2015

FacebookAccording to recent analysis by Brokerage firm Wedbush securities, Facebook will have market cap of $ 234 billion by year 2015. Its current valuation is about $ 85 billion. Wedbush Security is brokerage firm that calculates the valuations of private companies. Facebook has shown tremendous growth rate in last one year, especially after the US markets evaluation by US Security exchange regulator .


Wedbush Securities Chief Analyst Lou Kerner, who has mentioned in his report that by 2015 Facebook will earn $11 billion on $22 billion and have a market value of $234 billion. Last week he has proclaimed Facebook as the 'Second Internet', says Business Insider.

"That makes the company's recent second market valuation of $85 billion look like a fine deal indeed,'' the business web site said.

Some similar predications, he had presented in year 2010 where he said that Facebook might be worth of $100 billion by 2015. In present one, he gave the margin of about 50 Percent growth rate. It will get the biggest share of all global ad market, website reports.

The analyst also believes, "That other revenue sources -- like Credits -- will scale faster than he originally anticipated."

While referring quick glance on other companies, he said Zynga, Twitter, The Huffington Post and Quora, they are all player in what it calls the 'Second Internet'.'' Because of the sudden growth of social nature in Internet companies, the analysis describes this entire phenomenon as the rise of the 'Social Internet.'

According to the report, only one technology company -- Apple -- has a current higher market cap of $321 billion than that predicted for Facebook by 2015. Microsoft is currently valued at $213 billion.

Facebook is World’s No.1 Social Networking Website with over millions of regular online users. Facebook generates funds through the most popular ad network; Facebook has been growing incredible since 2009. Facebook is the most visited website of United States (worldwide).

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News Source: IANS