Recent results suggest that Facebook has never been in better health but dark clouds hang over the company which makes weighing up its future prospects hard to do.
Facebook (US:FB) is a company which divides opinion. To many it is an outstanding business that has created a position of dominance that has become very difficult to match. This comes with handsome and growing profits on top. It's the kind of business that attracts quality growth investors who look for shares that can compound in value over the long term and create huge amounts of wealth.
Since its flotation in 2012, there can be no doubt that its shares have done that job. Its performance since the March lows of last year has also been stellar.