Stock In Spotlight: Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)


Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) closed its last session at $24.35. The stock traded within a range of $23.90 and $24.37. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 17.84 Million. Trading volume for Twitter, Inc. was 11.67 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has an average volume of 19.43 Million.

Company Profile

Twitter is a public, real-time, global platform where any user can create a Tweet and any user can follow other users.  The platform is unique in its simplicity: Tweets are limited to 140 characters of text.  This constraint makes it easy for anyone to quickly create, distribute and discover content that is consistent across our platform and optimized for mobile devices. As a result, Tweets drive a high velocity of information exchange that makes Twitter uniquely live.

Analyst Views

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 8 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) touched its 1-Year High price of $25.56 on 12/21/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $14.12 on 04/17/17.

EPS & Financials

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.1/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.07/Share by a difference of $0.03. This showed a surprise of 42.9% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 33 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.14/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.23/share and a low EPS of $0.08/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $683.82 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 702.8 Million and 652 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with LOW volatility. Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has a 20-Day average volume of 18.67 Million. According to today’s trading volume Twitter, Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.8 Percent and Institutional ownership of 52.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at -5.3%, Return on Equity currently is -7.8% and the Return on Investment value is -6.1%.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) gross margin percentage stands at 60.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -11.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -15.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.53% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 10.51 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 31.72 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 1.42 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -11.1%. The return on invested capital is at -6.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 26.88.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 31.72%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 1.42% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.