NYSE:TWTR - Twitter Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.87 -0.02 (-0.06 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 05:12 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.87
Today's Range$35.05 - $36.62
52-Week Range$22.04 - $47.79
Volume19.52 million shs
Average Volume20.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.32 billion
P/E Ratio597.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. 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 enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends, which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform, syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties, and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Further, it provides subscription access to its public data feed for data partners. The company has operations in the United States and internationally. Twitter, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:TWTR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio4.61
Quick Ratio4.61


Trailing P/E Ratio597.83
Forward P/E Ratio77.98
P/E Growth3.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.44 billion
Price / Sales11.18
Cash Flow$0.7035 per share
Price / Cash Flow50.99
Book Value$6.79 per share
Price / Book5.28


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.06
Net Income$-108,060,000.00
Net Margins36.35%
Return on Equity6.75%
Return on Assets4.48%


Outstanding Shares761,250,000
Market Cap$27.32 billion

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Twitter's stock symbol?

Twitter trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TWTR."

How were Twitter's earnings last quarter?

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The social networking company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.17. The social networking company earned $758.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $703.57 million. Twitter had a return on equity of 6.75% and a net margin of 36.35%. View Twitter's Earnings History.

When is Twitter's next earnings date?

Twitter is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Twitter.

What price target have analysts set for TWTR?

34 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Twitter's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Twitter's share price to reach $34.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Twitter.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Twitter?

34 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Twitter in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 18 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Twitter.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Twitter stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Twitter stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Twitter’s initiative to make the platform more user friendly by bringing in new features and content to its platform is expected to drive growth. The company has already included features to make tweeting easier and allows users to be more expressive. Moreover, it is tightening security capabilities that are expected to boost engagement levels. This also bodes well for advertisers. The company is also benefiting from strong growth in international markets and video advertisements. Shares have outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. However, slowing user growth rate amid increasing competition for ad dollars from much larger players like Facebook and Google doesn’t bode well for the stock in the near term." (11/17/2018)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We are raising our price target to $28 from $24 previously and maintain our Hold recommendation on the stock at this time." (10/25/2018)

Has Twitter been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about TWTR stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Twitter earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the social networking company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Twitter?

Twitter saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 44,747,000 shares, an increase of 2.2% from the November 15th total of 45,755,556 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 20,009,308 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Twitter's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Twitter's key competitors?

Who are Twitter's key executives?

Twitter's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Omid R. Kordestani, Exec. Chairman (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 41)
  • Mr. Ned D. Segal, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. Vijaya Gadde Esq., Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Christopher Isaac Stone, Co-Founder

Who are Twitter's major shareholders?

Twitter's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.23%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.23%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.53%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.37%), TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (1.02%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.79%). Company insiders that own Twitter stock include David S Rosenblatt, Evan Clark Williams, Jack Dorsey, Matthew Derella, Michael Montano, Ned D Segal, Robert Kaiden and Vijaya Gadde. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Twitter.

Which major investors are selling Twitter stock?

TWTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Clearbridge Investments LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Korea Investment CORP, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and Eaton Vance Management. Company insiders that have sold Twitter company stock in the last year include David S Rosenblatt, Evan Clark Williams, Matthew Derella, Michael Montano, Ned D Segal, Robert Kaiden and Vijaya Gadde. View Insider Buying and Selling for Twitter.

Which major investors are buying Twitter stock?

TWTR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, ARK Investment Management LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Twitter.

How do I buy shares of Twitter?

Shares of TWTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Twitter's stock price today?

One share of TWTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.87.

How big of a company is Twitter?

Twitter has a market capitalization of $27.32 billion and generates $2.44 billion in revenue each year. The social networking company earns $-108,060,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.06 on an earnings per share basis. Twitter employs 3,372 workers across the globe.

What is Twitter's official website?

The official website for Twitter is http://www.twitter.com.

How can I contact Twitter?

Twitter's mailing address is 1355 MARKET STREET SUITE 900, San Francisco CA, 94103. The social networking company can be reached via phone at 415-222-9670 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Twitter (NYSE TWTR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,782 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  3,076
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Twitter and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TWTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TWTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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