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With share prices facing an uncertain future due to the economic downturn, one company is defying the odds and soaring to new heights: Meta. Despite managing a decrease in revenue of 4%, due to the disruption of the pandemic, and with market pressures mounting, Meta has managed to navigate its way through with success.
The resilience of the company was further described by the Chief Executive Officer, David Jones, who noted that the company remained committed to its shareholders and would continue to be prudent with its financial decisions. This confidence was reflected in the company’s recent announcement of a $40 billion share buyback program, a direct investment in its stock, which was seen as an affirmative move by investors.
Such sentiment has been echoed by market analysts and investors alike who, according to financial experts, have had a role in Meta’s strong performance, believing that share prices could continue to increase in the medium to long term.
The stock market, on the other hand, has responded positively to the news, with Meta’s share prices jumping by 7.2 percent, topping $120 a share. This has been attributed to investor confidence in the management team, who are seen as having a proven track record of solid performance, even in times of economic hardship.
It is clear that Meta’s resilience, coupled with its reassuring financial strategy, has ensured that its share prices remain strong, whilst others have faltered. With such strategic planning, there is no doubt that the future remains bright for Meta and its investors.