Facebook’s recent investment from Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) gives it a valuation of $50 billion.Not only does that make it one of the largest private Internet companies ever (if not the largest), but it’s also bigger than many household-name public companies.
But those are just the beginning…
Facebook is worth about twice as much as Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) ($25 billion market cap)
Facebook is worth more than United, American (NYSE:AMR), Delta (NYSE:DAL), JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU), and Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) combined (About $32 billion combined market cap)
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Facebook is worth about 25 times more than the New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT)
The NYTCo’s market cap is about $1.4 billion; its enterprise value is about $2.1 billion.
Facebook is bigger than Target’s (NYSE:TGT) market cap ($43 billion) but not its enterprise value ($58 billion)
Facebook is worth about twice as much as Dell (NYSE:DELL) ($26.5 billion market cap)
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Facebook is worth more than Viacom (NYSE:VIA.B), which owns MTV and Comedy Central ($28 billion market cap)
Facebook is worth more than Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) and General Mills (NYSE:GIS) combined ($34.4 billion combined market cap)
Facebook is worth more than Boeing (NYSE:BA) ($48.7 billion market cap)
Facebook is worth five times more than Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), the stock darling of 2010 ($9.3 billion market cap)
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Facebook is worth more than Nokia (NYSE:NOK), the world’s biggest cellphone company ($39.5 billion market cap)
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