by InvestorPlace Staff | July 26, 2012 4:42 pm
After the bell on Thursday, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) posted its first earnings report, meeting expectations with an EPS of 12 cents. It also beat Wall Street’s call for revenue by posting $1.18 billion — $3 billion more expected.
Unadjusted earnings came in at a loss of $157 million, or 8 cents a share. The site also reported 955 million monthly active users.
84% of its total revenue came from advertising — a total of $992 million.
The company did not provide any guidance for the rest of the year.
Shares of the company were off more than 10% in after-hours trading and are down nearly 30% since it went public in May.
-Alyssa Oursler, InvestorPlace Editorial Assistant
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