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Differences between Investing vs Trading



Differences between Investing vs Trading

Meta was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. The company's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.Over the years, Meta has become one of the world's largest and most popular social networking platforms. It now has over 2 billion monthly active users and is available in more than 150 languages.

In addition to being a social networking platform, Meta is also a powerful tool for businesses and organizations of all sizes. With over 1.5 billion daily active users on the site, Meta provides businesses with a large potential audience for their products and services.

The Meta company share price has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years. While the stock price hit an all-time high of $378.69 per share in September 2021, it plunged to a low of $90.79 per share in November 2022.

Some analysts believe that Meta is facing increased regulatory scrutiny, which could impact the company's bottom line. Others believe that the changes will be positive for the company in the long run. Only time will tell how these changes will impact Meta's stock price.

Investing in Meta shares is a long-term play. You're buying a piece of a company that you believe will be successful over the long term. When you invest in Meta, you're buying shares in a company, and you hope that the value of those shares will increase over time. Trading Meta share price CFDs is a short-term play. You're not buying shares in the company, you're simply betting on the direction of the share price. If you think the share price will go up, you buy a CFD. If you think it will go down, you sell a CFD.

When you trade Meta share price CFDs, you're also subject to leverage. This means that you can control a large position with a small amount of capital. Leverage can work for you or against you, and it's important to understand how it works before you trade.

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* The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though Skilling attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.

The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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What are the key drivers affecting Meta's stock price?

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Meta's stock price is affected by a variety of factors, both internal and external. On the internal side, investors pay close attention to the company's financial performance, management decisions and strategies for investing capital. Additionally, investors consider Meta's competitive position, its technology and products, and how well it is managing risks such as regulatory changes, market volatility, and the impact of economic cycles.

External factors that can influence Meta's stock price include overall market sentiment in the industry or economy at large, news headlines affecting the company directly or other companies in its sector, macroeconomic conditions such as interest rates and inflation, geopolitical events, and investor sentiment.

Who owns most Meta shares?

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The remaining 86.4% of Meta Platforms shares are widely dispersed among retail and institutional investors, with the largest holders currently being The Vanguard Group (7.9%), Fidelity Management (4.9%), BlackRock (4.4%) and a number of other financial firms and individual investors.

Additionally, Mark Zuckerberg holds 13.6% of Meta Platforms’ shares and has voting rights over them through a Dual Class Stock structure. This allows him to maintain control over the company without necessarily owning a majority of its stock. By ensuring that his own opinions hold more weight than those of other shareholders, Zuckerberg is able to preserve the vision he has for Meta Platforms.

Do Meta shares pay dividends?

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Meta shares do not pay dividends to their shareholders. Instead, it is designed to provide long-term capital appreciation by buying and selling digital assets. Meta shares do not generate income from their investments, so it does not have a need for distributing dividends.

It is possible that in the future, Meta shares may offer other ways of premium rewards for shareholders, such as voting rights. However, for the time being, there are no plans to distribute dividends.

Why Trade [[data.name]]

Make the most of price fluctuations - no matter what direction the price swings and without capital restrictions that come with buying the underlying asset.


Capitalise on rising prices (go long)


Capitalise on falling prices (go short)


Trade with leverage
Hold larger positions than the cash you have at your disposal


Trade on volatility
No need to own the asset


No commissions
Just low spreads


Manage risk with in-platform tools
Ability to set take profit and stop loss levels