Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's birthday marks IPO week, could help CA

LOS ANGELES

The social networking site is expected to go public Friday. That stock sale could put Facebook's value at nearly $100 billion, making Facebook worth more than Disney, Ford and Kraft Foods.

New figures from the state show taxes from that $100 billion could be worth a $500 million windfall to California.

But anyone looking to be among the first buyers will have a tough time. Investment banks underwriting the IPO get the first crack at shares.

At 28, Zuckerberg is exactly half the age of the average S&P 500 CEO, according to executive search firm Spencer Stuart. With eight years on the job, he's logged more time as leader than the average CEO, whose tenure is a little more than seven years, according to Spencer Stuart.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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