Interesting to know... just utk tambah knowledge , kpd sesiapa yg berminat nak beli saham FB..

Don’t have time to wade through hundreds of pages of the Facebook registration statement?
Don’t worry. We here at CNBC did it for you.

Here’s our quick cheat sheet to Facebook’s IPO document.


  • 2011: $3.7 billion revenue, up 88% YoY

  • 4Q11: $1.1 billion revenue, up 55% YoY, up 19% QoQ OPERATING INCOME is discussed on P. 9 or 40, 55

  • 2011: $1.8 billion operating income, up 70% YoY

  • 4Q11: $548 million operating income, up 25% YoY, up 32% QoQ

  • 2011: $1 billion net income, up 65% YoY

  • 4Q11: $302 million net income, up 20% YoY, up 32% QoQ

Growth/ Engagement

Monthly Average Use (MAU) and Daily Average Use (DAU) are how they classify the size of their user base, and measure how engaged their user base is

  • MAUs à A measure of the size of our global active user community. 845 million MAUs, on 12/31/2011 – up 39% YoY
  • DAUs, and DAUs as a percentage of MAUs à Measures of user engagement. 483 million DAUs on 12/31/11 – up 48% YoY DAUs as a percentage of MAUs increased from 54% in December 2010 to 57% in December 2011.

Advertising Revenue

  • 2011 vs. 2010: “Advertising revenue grew due to a 42% increase in the number of ads delivered and an 18% increase in the average price per ad delivered.

First Time Disclosures

  • As of December 31, 2011, there were more than 37 million Pages with ten or more Likes.

  • We had 483 million daily active users (DAUs) on average in December 2011, an increase of 48% as compared to 327 million DAUs in December 2010.

  • 2.7 billion likes & comments per day Zuck’s letter on page 69 on paper – 74 in pdf-view.


  • There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future.

  • The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on.

  • Most great people care primarily about building and being a part of great things, but they also want to make money. Through the process of building a team — and also building a developer community, advertising market

  • And investor base — I’ve developed a deep appreciation for how building a strong company with a strong economic engine and strong growth can be the best way to align many people to solve important problems.

  • Simply put: we don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services.

  • We think a more open and connected world will help create a stronger economy with more authentic businesses that build better products and services. As people share more, they have access to more opinions from the people they trust about the products and services they use. This makes it easier to discover the best products and improve the quality and efficiency of their lives.
Facebook IPO...menarik jugak ni...interesting to know...

Facebook is set to raise the roof off Wall Street with its upcoming initial public offering, which has a target valuation on the social-media giant as high as $110 billion.
To see where Facebook's IPO stands now, here are some questions and answers.
When will the IPO take place?
Latest reports have it as May 18, with the road show taking place May 7 and starting at Morgan Stanley.
Some dates mentioned for the IPO were in late May or early June. The reason there could have been delays for the IPO was because of Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of Instagram and its deal with Microsoft (MSFT - News) (see below).
The Securities and Exchange Commission has to okay the Instagram buy-as well as the Microsoft patent deal- and while both are expected to be approved, there could be some unforeseen complications.
Facebook is still waiting for the official SEC okay but people close to the matter say the company wants to get on with marketing the IPO.
For the record, Facebook filed for its IPO on Feb. 1, 2012.

Why did Facebook buy Instagram before the IPO?
Many analysts believe the move was simply to increase the IPO value of Facebook.
But the deal may have been the sole brainchild of CEO Mark Zuckerberg according to some reports. He evidently informed the Facebook board of directors of the deal after he concluded the negotiations. The board's approval of the deal was described as largely "symbolic."
Instagram is a free photo sharing program launched in 2010 that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it on a variety of social networking services.
Why did Facebook make a deal with Microsoft on patents?
Facebook is buying a portion of patents from Microsoft for $550 million in cash-patents which Microsoft recently acquired from AOL.
This was mostly a preemptive move, rather than an attempt to create even more IPO value. Silicon Valley patent wars are heating up and Facebook wants to protect itself against some potentially very pricey litigation after the IPO. Along with the Instagram deal, the SEC has to look into this move as well.
How much will shares of Facebook cost?
Recent transactions on the private market put estimates of the price of a single Facebook share at between $38 and $40.
What exchange is Facebook going to list on?
Facebook has chosen the Nasdaq over the New York Stock Exchange. The NYSE is widely seen as the home of the traditional "blue chip" company, while the Nasdaq's reputation is more associated with Silicon Valley - and more to Facebook's image.
Who is handling the IPO for Facebook?
Some 31 banks are advising on the deal, but the main players are Morgan Stanley (MS - News), JPMorgan (JPM - News), Goldman Sachs (GS - News), Bank of America (BAC - News), Barclays and Allen & Company.
How much money is Facebook expected to raise with the IPO?
At least $5 billion, according to most analysts' estimates. That would make it the largest Internet-related IPO on record.
When can investors jump in to buy Facebook stock?
The moment the stock debuts on the Nasdaq.
However, many market experts say that the problem with immediately jumping into an IPO is that insiders, such as hedge fund managers, are buying up shares that push up the price.
Normal traders are advised to wait for a couple of days for the stock price to settle back down.
The General Motors (GM - News) IPO of two years ago is cited as a recent example of seeing a stock price initially go up $6 or $7 higher than the IPO the first day, and then settle back down a day or two later.
Here's a quick look at a couple of recent IPOs and how their stocks have fared:
Yelp-developer of online games, first day (YELP - News) of trading on March 2, 2012:
  • Pricing: $15 per share
  • First-day's close: $24.58, up 64 percent from IPO price
  • Trading range since IPO: $19.36 to $31.96
Zynga - developer of online games, first day (ZNGA - News)of trading on Dec. 16, 2011:
  • Pricing: $10 per share
  • First-day close: $9.50, down 5 percent from IPO price
  • Trading range since IPO: $7.97 to $15.91
How big and profitable is Facebook?
In a word-big and profitable (wait, that's two).
Facebook generated $1.06 billion in revenue during the first quarter of 2012, according to an updated filing for the social network's IPO. (The updated filing is part of the IPO process when a company goes public.) That $1 billion is up from $731 million a year earlier.
A 'negative' for Facebook from the filling shows that while revenue was up 45 percent from 2011, it was down 6 percent quarter over quarter and was still weak compared to analysts' estimates of $1.3 billion.
This is the first time in at least three years that Facebook's revenue is lower versus prior quarter. But it's obviously still a lot of money to make.
The eight-year-old firm has more than 901 million members, and nearly half a billion people around the world log into Facebook every day, according to the latest statistics.
And more Fortune 500 companies have corporate Facebook pages than Twitter aliases, according to Facebook.
Facebook had total revenues of $3.8 billion in 2011, with an operating profit of $1.5 billion.
What happens legally when a firm like Facebook goes public?
The company falls under the guidelines of the SEC. It's already doing so by applying for an IPO as financial filings like the one mentioned above, have to take place.
After the IPO has taken place, Facebook will have to follow disclosure rules like holdings and transactions of insiders or the officers and directors of the company. It will have to disclose its financial status on a regular basis and come under surveillance by the SEC on its trading practices. And of course - it will have to hold shareholder meetings.
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Memang seperti biasa bila dah sibuk dengan kerja dan MBA part time, maka blog ni akan berhabuk seketika...rasa macam byk jer nak post, tapi dengan masa yang terhad dan kepenatan, niat tak kesampaian....hehe...

Anyway just nak update apa yang kitorang sekeluarga buat masa cuti hari tu...ada 2 aktiviti utama...iaitu tgk wayang citer Avengers (bes citer ni, walaupun ada part yang hambar dan boring utk anak2, dlm masa seminggu dah kutip USD180 juta, walaupun belum ditayang di USA)...

Aktiviti satu lagi adalah aktiviti berenang di Pusat Akuatik di Shah Alam (dekat Tesco, sebelah Crown Hotel)...kosnya murah iaitu:

RM1.50 kanak-kanak (hari biasa)
RM2 dewasa (hari biasa)
RM2 kanak2 (cuti umur, weekend)
RM2.50 dewasa (cuti umum, weekend)

Satu benda yang aku tak suka adalah dia limitkan kepada 2 jam suku aja... dan nak masuk kena ikut time... aku yang baru 2-3 pergi tak perasan benda ni, sbb sblm ni tak pernah terkena...tapi hari tu terkena pulak....sampai kul 11pagi, dia suruh tunggu 12 tgh hari baru bole masuk...tensen pulak dah..anak2 dah excited nak mandi, kena tunggu SEJAM!!! rasa nak mengamuk jer... nasib baik anak2 sabar menunggu dan tak menangis, hehe...anyway kepada yang berminat nak pergi, waktunya adalah:

9-11.15 pagi
12-2.15 ptg
3-5.15 ptg

Apa pun tempatnya besar dan berbaloi pergi utk harga yang murah...sesuai kepada mereka yang nak bersantai, atau nak rehat2 bersama keluarga, atau nak belajar berenang, hehe :)