Sentiment for Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) institutional sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2015 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 1.07 in 2015Q2. The ratio improved, as 247 investment professionals increased or started new holdings, while 231 reduced and sold their positions in Twitter Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now have: 269.03 million shares, down from 300.24 million shares in 2015Q2. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Twitter Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 23 to 14 for a decrease of 9. Sold All: 102 Reduced: 129 Increased: 191 New Position: 56.
Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company has a market cap of $10.83 billion. The Firm offers services and products for users, advertisers, developers and platform and data partners. It currently has negative earnings. Products and services for users enables a way for people to create, distribute and discover content, which enables a user on Twitter to create a tweet and a user to follow other users.
About 12.72 million shares traded hands. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has declined 42.38% since August 19, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.28% the S&P500.
Analysts await Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) to reports earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.13 EPS, up 35.00% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.2 per share. After $-0.07 actual EPS reported by Twitter Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 85.71% negative EPS growth.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “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.”
Institutional Venture Management Xii Llc holds 100% of its portfolio in Twitter Inc for 418,115 shares. Rizvi Traverse Management Llc owns 2.80 million shares or 100% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ah Equity Partners Iii L.L.C. has 69.57% invested in the company for 1,202 shares. The California-based Kpcb Dgf Associates Llc has invested 28.35% in the stock. Bain Capital Venture Investors Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 817,155 shares.#img1#
Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Twitter’s analysts are positive. Out of 37 Wall Street analysts rating Twitter, 14 give it “Buy”, 4 “Sell” rating, while 25 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $11 while the high is $36. The stock’s average target of $20.84 is 63.19% above today’s ($15.62) share price. TWTR was included in 76 notes of analysts from July 23, 2015. Raymond James upgraded the shares of Twitter in a note on February 23 to “Outperform” rating. Mizuho maintained TWTR’s stock on a February 11. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $15 PR. RBC Capital Markets maintained Twitter’s stock on February 11 with “Sector Perform” rating. Nomura maintained it ^with/to4^ “Neutral” rating and $19 PT in January 26 note. Finally, Barclays Capital maintained the shares of Twitter with “Equal-Weight” rating in a February 11 note.
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