Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) insider Robert Kaiden sold 3,930 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.62, for a total value of $81,036.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Robert Kaiden also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 6th, Robert Kaiden sold 5,926 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.51, for a total value of $115,616.26.
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, Robert Kaiden sold 6,574 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.59, for a total value of $135,358.66.
  • On Wednesday, September 6th, Robert Kaiden sold 3,695 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.78, for a total value of $62,002.10.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE TWTR) traded up $0.37 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $20.77. 10,639,521 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,429,006. Twitter, Inc. has a 52 week low of $14.12 and a 52 week high of $22.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 10.40 and a quick ratio of 10.40.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The social networking company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.03. Twitter had a negative net margin of 15.08% and a negative return on equity of 1.21%. The company had revenue of $590.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $586.22 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share. Twitter’s quarterly revenue was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Twitter, Inc. will post 0.02 EPS for the current year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of TWTR. Balentine LLC raised its position in Twitter by 86.6% in the 3rd quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 6,822 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 3,167 shares during the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in Twitter by 21.3% in the 2nd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 7,592 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $136,000 after purchasing an additional 1,333 shares during the last quarter. Malaga Cove Capital LLC bought a new position in Twitter in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $154,000. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC raised its position in Twitter by 112.3% in the 2nd quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC now owns 8,781 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $157,000 after purchasing an additional 4,645 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Staley Capital Advisers Inc. bought a new position in Twitter in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $173,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 50.83% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on TWTR shares. Goldman Sachs Group set a $26.00 price target on Twitter and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Vetr downgraded Twitter from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.82 target price on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Susquehanna Bancshares lifted their target price on Twitter from $17.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “underweight” rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Twitter presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.99.

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Twitter Company Profile

Twitter, Inc offers products and services for users, advertisers, developers and data partners. The Company’s products and services include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Its Twitter is a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. Periscope broadcasts can also be viewed through Twitter and on desktop or mobile Web browser.

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