Ratios (Summary)

Facebook Inc., liquidity ratios

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Current ratio 12.92 11.97 11.25 9.60 11.88
Quick ratio 12.64 11.63 10.91 9.04 11.42
Cash ratio 11.09 10.24 9.58 7.86 10.41

Source: Based on data from Facebook Inc. Annual Reports

Ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s current ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s quick ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s cash ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

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Current Ratio

Facebook Inc., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Current assets 48,563  34,401  21,652  13,670  13,070 
Current liabilities 3,760  2,875  1,925  1,424  1,100 
Ratio
Current ratio1 12.92 11.97 11.25 9.60 11.88
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors
Adobe Systems Inc. 2.05 2.08 2.18 1.85 2.65
Alphabet Inc. 5.14 6.29 4.67 4.80 4.58
International Business Machines Corp. 1.33 1.21 1.24 1.25 1.28
Microsoft Corp. 2.48 2.35 2.50 2.50 2.71
Oracle Corp. 3.08 3.74 4.13 3.35 3.24
salesforce.com inc. 0.83 0.77 0.81 0.67 0.69
Current Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.85 2.82 2.75 2.52 2.56
Current Ratio, Industry
Technology 2.32 2.28 2.16 2.04 2.20

Source: Based on data from Facebook Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 48,563 ÷ 3,760 = 12.92

Ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s current ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

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Quick Ratio

Facebook Inc., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents 8,079  8,903  4,907  4,315  3,323 
Marketable securities 33,632  20,546  13,527  6,884  8,126 
Accounts receivable, net of allowances 5,832  3,993  2,559  1,678  1,109 
Total quick assets 47,543  33,442  20,993  12,877  12,558 
Current liabilities 3,760  2,875  1,925  1,424  1,100 
Ratio
Quick ratio1 12.64 11.63 10.91 9.04 11.42
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors
Adobe Systems Inc. 2.00 1.99 2.11 1.74 2.47
Alphabet Inc. 4.97 6.00 4.38 4.39 4.25
International Business Machines Corp. 1.18 1.04 1.07 1.02 1.07
Microsoft Corp. 2.37 2.22 2.30 2.31 2.53
Oracle Corp. 2.95 3.57 3.92 3.12 2.97
salesforce.com inc. 0.74 0.68 0.66 0.55 0.60
Quick Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.72 2.66 2.55 2.28 2.34
Quick Ratio, Industry
Technology 2.11 2.05 1.87 1.73 1.89

Source: Based on data from Facebook Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 47,543 ÷ 3,760 = 12.64

Ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s quick ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

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Cash Ratio

Facebook Inc., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents 8,079  8,903  4,907  4,315  3,323 
Marketable securities 33,632  20,546  13,527  6,884  8,126 
Total cash assets 41,711  29,449  18,434  11,199  11,449 
Current liabilities 3,760  2,875  1,925  1,424  1,100 
Ratio
Cash ratio1 11.09 10.24 9.58 7.86 10.41
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors
Adobe Systems Inc. 1.65 1.69 1.80 1.50 2.08
Alphabet Inc. 4.21 5.15 3.78 3.83 3.69
International Business Machines Corp. 0.34 0.24 0.24 0.21 0.28
Microsoft Corp. 2.06 1.91 1.94 1.88 2.06
Oracle Corp. 2.73 3.26 3.56 2.70 2.50
salesforce.com inc. 0.30 0.24 0.23 0.21 0.30
Cash Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.20 2.13 2.01 1.71 1.74
Cash Ratio, Industry
Technology 1.68 1.62 1.42 1.25 1.38

Source: Based on data from Facebook Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 41,711 ÷ 3,760 = 11.09

Ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Facebook Inc.'s cash ratio improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

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