Critical Press Coverage Stock Price Quite Unlikely to Impact on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)

News articles on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) had a negative trend on Tuesday, the reports of InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group classifies the feeling of coverage of the news by analyzing over six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The company classifies the coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closer to five that are the most favorable. Twitter scored a score of -2.14 on their scale. InfoTrie has also assigned news articles on the social networking company a 4 out of 10 news score, which means it is unlikely that coverage of recent news will affect the company's stock price in the coming days.

These are some of the news that may have influenced the ranking of Twitter:

The shares of TWTR were opened at $ 31.23 Tuesday. Twitter has a minimum of one year of $ 26.19 and a maximum of one year of $ 47.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $ 23.77 billion, a PE ratio of 56.78, a PEG ratio of 2.79 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a fast ratio of 4.61, a current ratio of 4.69 and a debt / equity ratio of 0.26.

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday 7 February. The social networking company posted a profit of $ 0.31 for the quarter, surpassing analysts' consensus estimates of $ 0.16 for $ 0.15. Twitter has a net margin of 39.63% and a return on equity of 8.08%. The company posted revenues of $ 908.84 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $ 864.87 million. During the same quarter last year, the company recorded a value of $ 0.19 per share. The company's quarterly revenues increased 24.2% year-on-year. On average, research analysts predict that Twitter will send 0.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokers recently commented on TWTR. Zacks Investment Research has updated Twitter holdings from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a price target of $ 35.00 on the stock in a January 10th report. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "buy" rating and set a price target of $ 44.00 on Twitter's shares in a report on Thursday 10 January. ValuEngine has lowered Twitter's shares from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday 8 February. CIBC updated Twitter quotations from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a price target of $ 37.00 on the stock in a report on Friday, October 26th. Finally, Wedbush set a price target of $ 37.00 on Twitter shares and gave the title a "hold" rating in a report on Friday 8 February. Two investment analysts rated the stock with a sales rating, twenty-one assigned a holding rating, fifteen gave a purchase rating and one gave a strong purchase rating to the company's shares. The stock currently has a "Hold" consensus rating and a consensus target price of $ 35.33.

In related news, CAO Robert Kaiden sold 4,676 Twitter shares in a transaction dated Friday 1 February. The shares were sold at an average price of $ 33.88, for a total transaction of $ 158.422.88. The sale was disclosed in a deposit with the Securities & Exchange Commission, accessible via this hyperlink. In addition, director Evan Clark Williams sold 24,643 shares on Twitter in a transaction dated Monday, February 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 30.09, for a total transaction of $ 741,507.87. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,092,572 shares of the company directly, for a value of approximately 32,875,491.48 dollars. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, the experts have sold 6,416,251 shares of the company for a value of $ 205,097,067. Insiders own 6.62% of the company's shares.

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Twitter company profile

Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and real-time conversation. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to consume, create, distribute and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that allows the user to broadcast and watch live video with others.

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