Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, social networking giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Facebook and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Facebook facts

Headquarters (founded)

Menlo Park, Calif. (2004)

Market Cap

$62.2 billion


Internet software and services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$5.1 billion


Founder/Chairman/CEO Mark Zuckerberg

CFO David Ebersman

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$9.6 billion / $2.4 billion





Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 40% of the 1,748 members who have rated Facebook believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, OklaBoston, kindly updated our community on the Facebook bear case:

Ended a red thumb on this a while ago when I thought it had bottomed. It's gone into another downtrend since then, insiders have been selling, and the valuation numbers are still absurd. So I'm resurrecting a pick I'm not sure I should ever have ended.

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