NEW YORK, July 27. /Basereporter.com/. Founder and head of the American company Facebook, which owns the eponymous social network, mark Zuckerberg dropped in the ranking of the richest people in the world by Bloomberg from third to sixth position, losing with the decline of the company’s shares nearly $16 billion in the Corresponding data published Thursday on the Agency’s website.
As noted in the ranking, the state of Zuckerberg to date is estimated at $70,6 billion prior To that, he held the third spot of the list with a capital of about $86.5 billion. Now it is located on the sixth position between the founder of the Spanish textile group Inditex and Zara brand, Amancio Ortega (fifth place; $73,4 billion) and Mexican billionaire Carlos slim (seventh place; $62.4 billion).
Stock Facebook after hours trading session of the new York stock exchange on Thursday fell by almost 19% to $176,26 per share. Thus, the market capitalization of the company decreased to $119.4 billion, according to Bloomberg, became the largest decline during one trading session for the American company in history.
The fall in the value of shares of Facebook is due to report on the results of the second quarter, which was worse than expected. Revenue in the second quarter (ended June 30) increased by almost 42% compared to last year and reached $of 13.23 billion, but these results did not meet analysts ‘ expectations. They predicted revenue in the amount of $13,36 billion in addition, investors ‘ concern was a forecast that revenue will continue to grow at a slower pace.