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02/01/2024 |

Meta Announces Quarterly Dividend

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Strong Revenue and Profit Growth

Meta’s financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2023 showcase significant growth. The tech giant reported a 25% year-over-year increase in quarterly revenue, reaching $40.11 billion, and a 16% increase for the full year, totaling $134.90 billion. This surge led to a dramatic 201% increase in net income for the quarter, amounting to $14.02 billion, and a 69% increase for the year, culminating in $39.10 billion.

Operational Success and Strategic Investments

Meta’s operational metrics also reflected positive momentum, with a notable 8% year-over-year increase in daily active users across its family of apps to 3.19 billion. Investment in artificial intelligence and the metaverse has been pivotal, alongside a $50 billion increase in the share repurchase authorization. The company also highlighted cost management efforts, reducing total expenses by 8% in the fourth quarter.

Commitment to Shareholder Returns

Highlighting a new phase in shareholder returns, Meta announced the initiation of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share, marking a significant commitment to returning value to shareholders amidst ongoing growth and expansion efforts. Meta’s robust financial and operational performance in 2023 underscores its continued market leadership and strategic focus on innovation and efficiency.