In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader who asks, "How do you see Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock? As a good stock to own or buy?"
Jason says that while it took a little while for him to warm up to Facebook the stock, he sees a number of reasons why it should be an attractive long-term holding for investors today. Between the large and growing market opportunity, a young and hungry founder/leader and continued focus on engagement, Facebook appears to be setting itself up for long-term success and unless the story changes significantly investors should plan on owning shares in the company over the next 10 to possibly even 20 years.
Brendan Mathews owns shares of Facebook. Jason Moser has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Facebook. The Motley Fool owns shares of Facebook. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.