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3 Reasons to Own Facebook Stock in Retirement

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Retirees may spend hours a day on Facebook, but its stock, lacking a dividend, is often overlooked when it comes to their portfolios. Facebook (symbol FB, $132.78) may not hand out cash every quarter, but it can still be a good retirement stock. It trades at an attractive price and is expected to generate well-above-average profit growth. It enjoys a large and entrenched position in the digital advertising industry, which is expanding rapidly. And it has various businesses that have yet to reach their full potential, analysts say. Here are three reasons Facebook stock looks like a winner for retirees.

(Prices are as of January 26. Estimates and other figures are from Zacks Investment Research, unless otherwise indicated.)

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