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NYSE:TWTR

Twitter Competitors

$66.95
+0.20 (+0.30 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$61.52
Now: $66.95
$67.79
50-Day Range
$45.18
MA: $60.71
$77.63
52-Week Range
$20.00
Now: $66.95
$80.75
Volume22.35 million shs
Average Volume24.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.86

Competitors

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Vs. FB, SE, EQIX, EBAY, CSGP, and VRSN

Should you be buying TWTR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Twitter, including Facebook (FB), SEA (SE), Equinix (EQIX), eBay (EBAY), CoStar Group (CSGP), and VeriSign (VRSN).

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and Facebook, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
Facebook143712.88

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. Facebook has a consensus target price of $324.65, suggesting a potential upside of 22.84%. Given Facebook's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Facebook is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and Facebook's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
Facebook32.00%23.27%18.12%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and Facebook's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
Facebook$70.70 billion10.65$18.49 billion$6.4341.10

Facebook has higher revenue and earnings than Twitter. Twitter is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Facebook, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.0% of Facebook shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Facebook beats Twitter on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and SEA (NYSE:SE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and SEA, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
SEA12702.60

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. SEA has a consensus target price of $198.0909, suggesting a potential downside of 13.78%. Given Twitter's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Twitter is more favorable than SEA.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and SEA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
SEA-38.59%-144.79%-22.93%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and SEA's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
SEA$2.18 billion34.54$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-101.22

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than SEA. SEA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Twitter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of SEA shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Twitter beats SEA on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and Equinix, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
Equinix021712.95

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. Equinix has a consensus target price of $821.8947, suggesting a potential upside of 34.61%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Equinix is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and Equinix's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equinix has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and Equinix's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
Equinix$5.56 billion9.80$507.45 million$22.8126.77

Twitter has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Equinix. Equinix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Twitter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.4% of Equinix shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Equinix shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equinix beats Twitter on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and eBay, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
eBay0131202.48

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. eBay has a consensus target price of $67.20, suggesting a potential upside of 25.00%. Given eBay's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe eBay is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and eBay's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
eBay50.42%82.73%11.84%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, eBay has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and eBay's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
eBay$10.80 billion3.39$1.79 billion$2.3223.17

eBay has higher revenue and earnings than Twitter. eBay is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Twitter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.1% of eBay shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.0% of eBay shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

eBay beats Twitter on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and CoStar Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
CoStar Group00903.00

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. CoStar Group has a consensus target price of $920.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.19%. Given CoStar Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CoStar Group is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and CoStar Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
CoStar Group17.57%7.58%6.05%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and CoStar Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
CoStar Group$1.40 billion22.49$314.96 million$9.1287.58

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than CoStar Group. Twitter is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CoStar Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of CoStar Group shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of CoStar Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

CoStar Group beats Twitter on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Twitter and VeriSign, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter1221502.37
VeriSign02202.50

Twitter currently has a consensus target price of $61.3553, suggesting a potential downside of 8.36%. VeriSign has a consensus target price of $233.75, suggesting a potential upside of 20.63%. Given VeriSign's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe VeriSign is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and VeriSign's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%
VeriSign63.32%-54.86%43.14%

Volatility and Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VeriSign has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and VeriSign's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion15.45$1.47 billion$1.9933.64
VeriSign$1.23 billion17.79$612.30 million$5.1537.63

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than VeriSign. Twitter is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than VeriSign, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of Twitter shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of VeriSign shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of VeriSign shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

VeriSign beats Twitter on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Twitter Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
2.1$264.28+2.5%$752.58 billion$70.70 billion30.10Insider Selling
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.2$229.76+0.0%$75.14 billion$2.18 billion-78.15Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
2.4$610.56+1.1%$54.52 billion$5.56 billion119.72Decrease in Short Interest
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.4$53.76+0.8%$36.58 billion$10.80 billion7.48
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.8$798.69+5.0%$31.48 billion$1.40 billion107.21Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.7$193.77+1.8%$21.91 billion$1.23 billion28.75
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.7$97.13+3.8%$15.85 billion$2.89 billion28.48Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
0.8$15.59+2.2%$7.80 billion$1.33 billion1,560.56Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.5$113.76+2.8%$5.14 billion$1.37 billion25.68
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.4$71.26+2.4%$3.86 billion$900.13 million-548.15Analyst Report
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.8$55.56+1.3%$3.72 billion$291.61 million-29.87Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.5$103.29+6.4%$3.68 billion$279.12 million91.41Gap Up
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.8$176.51+1.4%$3.24 billion$571.85 million21.87Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.9$47.79+0.2%$3.11 billion$576.52 million-93.71Insider Selling
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.4$39.28+4.9%$2.91 billion$1.01 billion-231.05Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Up
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.6$97.91+2.8%$2.55 billion$2.48 billion64.41Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
NIC logo
EGOV
NIC
1.6$34.21+0.2%$2.30 billion$354.20 million38.01Ex-Dividend
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.5$77.50+2.1%$2.18 billion$133.96 million123.02
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.5$56.57+2.7%$1.87 billion$565.53 million55.46Analyst Upgrade
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.8$23.12+1.4%$1.23 billion$490.34 million39.19Analyst Downgrade
Opendoor Technologies logo
OPEN
Opendoor Technologies
1.6$21.99+10.9%$1.14 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.6$20.94+2.8%$839.57 million$184.46 million-56.59
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
1.7$16.41+1.1%$791.88 million$717.95 million-2.85Gap Down
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.4$16.21+0.7%$566.10 million$205.94 million-147.36
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.9$7.15+0.3%$407.49 million$173.43 million-23.06Analyst Revision
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.8$3.05+0.3%$378.61 million$200.63 million-50.83
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.0$3.35+3.0%$175.00 million$149.37 million-5.68High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.1$12.97+3.0%$146.69 million$111.41 million-9.98Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$3.78+13.0%$144.68 million$172.11 million-7.56Gap Down
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.7$2.96+1.0%$117.13 million$106.13 million-4.17Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.7$2.17+0.0%$86.03 million$121.85 million-7.23Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.4$1.98+1.0%$38.37 million$63.33 million66.02
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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