Facebook (FB) Tops Q3 EPS by 12c; Mobile DAUs Up 22%

November 2, 2016 4:05 PM EDT

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(Updated - November 2, 2016 4:08 PM EDT)

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) reported Q3 EPS of $1.09, $0.12 better than the analyst estimate of $0.97. Revenue for the quarter came rose 56% to $7.011 billion versus the consensus estimate of $6.92 billion.

"We had another good quarter," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. "We're making progress putting video first across our apps and executing our 10 year technology roadmap."

  • Daily active users (DAUs) – DAUs were 1.18 billion on average for September 2016, an increase of 17% year-over-year.
  • Mobile DAUs – Mobile DAUs were 1.09 billion on average for September 2016, an increase of 22% year-over-year.
  • Monthly active users (MAUs) – MAUs were 1.79 billion as of September 30, 2016, an increase of 16% year-over-year.
  • Mobile MAUs – Mobile MAUs were 1.66 billion as of September 30, 2016, an increase of 20% year-over-year.
  • Mobile advertising revenue – Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 84% of advertising revenue for the third quarter of 2016, up from approximately 78% of advertising revenue in the third quarter of 2015.

  • Capital expenditures – Capital expenditures for the third quarter of 2016 were $1.10 billion.

  • Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities – Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities were $26.14 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2016.

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