Just the Facts on Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Internet Information Providers. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $41.21, up from yesterday’s close by 3.80%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) currently trades with a market capitalization of $30.18 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 21.27 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $656.48 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to hold steady in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.17 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.86% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.



Technical Analysis

It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how TWTR has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Twitter, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $40.23. It is now trading -0.98% off that level. The stock is trading $32.08 its 50-day moving average by -9.13%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $15.67.

In recent action, Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) has made a move of +25.37% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 14.04, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 4.64% with $670.21 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of TWTR.

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