Ownership Action To Observe: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

November 28, 2016 - By Adrian Mccoy   ·   0 Comments

Ownership Action To Observe: Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

Sentiment for Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.39, from 1.37 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 235 institutional investors increased and opened new positions, while 171 reduced and sold their stakes in Twitter Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now own: 288.28 million shares, down from 294.57 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Twitter Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 15 to 10 for a decrease of 5. Sold All: 56 Reduced: 115 Increased: 175 New Position: 60.

Twitter, Inc. offers products and services for users, advertisers, developers and platform and data partners. The company has a market cap of $12.77 billion. The Company’s service is live-live commentary, live connections, live conversations. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s services and products for users include Twitter, and Periscope and Vine.

About 5.44M shares traded hands. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has risen 5.68% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.34% the S&P500.

Analysts await Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $-0.11 earnings per share, down 57.14% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. After $-0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Twitter Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.00% 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 1.40 million shares or 71.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bain Capital Venture Investors Llc has 8.93% invested in the company for 717,155 shares. The New York-based Kenmare Capital Partners L.L.C. has invested 6.44% in the stock. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, a Jersey-based fund reported 4.15 million shares.#img1#

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 20% of Twitter’s analysts are positive. Out of 44 Wall Street analysts rating Twitter, 9 give it “Buy”, 11 “Sell” rating, while 24 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $13 while the high is $56. The stock’s average target of $20.56 is 14.10% above today’s ($18.02) share price. TWTR was included in 120 notes of analysts from July 23, 2015. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 5 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Moffett Nathanson. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, July 22 by Raymond James. SunTrust maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 27 with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Evercore. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 11 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $14 target price in Wednesday, April 27 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Evercore. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Wedbush on Thursday, October 1.

TWTR Company Profile

Twitter, Inc. (Twitter), incorporated on April 19, 2007, offers services and products for users, advertisers, developers and platform and data partners. The Company’s service is live-live commentary, live connections, live conversations.

More notable recent Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Twitter, Inc. Is Executing On Its Plan — But Are the Tactics Flawed?” on November 14, 2016, also Valuewalk.com with their article: “Millions ‘Voted Illegally’ In Popular Vote, Trump Claims On Twitter Inc” published on November 28, 2016, Fool.com published: “4 Reasons Twitter Inc. Should Have Spared Vine” on November 05, 2016. More interesting news about Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “A Tale of Two Earnings: Twitter, Inc. and Amazon.com” published on November 08, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Stock Set to End 2016 with a Whimper” with publication date: November 23, 2016.

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