Facebook, a company with skyrocketing costs and a ~126 P/E, has an interesting few months ahead of it…

FACEBOOK LOCK-UP RELEASES:

  • August 15th, 2012 (next Thursday): 268 million shares, 10% of shares outstanding.
  • October 14th: 249 million shares, 9% of shares outstanding.
  • November 13th: 1.332 billion shares, 49% of shares outstanding.
  • December 13th: 124 million shares, 5% of shares outstanding.
  • May 17th, 2013: 47 million shares, 2% of shares outstanding.

Over the next 4 months, in other words, 2 billion Facebook shares will become eligible for sale—about 70% of Facebook’s total shares outstanding.

From Business Insider. Will insiders hold strong? Hrmmmmmm.

Disclosure: No position currently. Edit – Short a little after-hours. Not financial advice, do your own research or consult a professional, etc etc.