Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) General Counsel Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.71, for a total value of $310,650.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Vijaya Gadde also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 10th, Vijaya Gadde sold 135,000 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.92, for a total value of $2,689,200.00.
  • On Wednesday, October 18th, Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.19, for a total value of $272,850.00.
  • On Wednesday, September 20th, Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of Twitter stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.66, for a total value of $264,900.00.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE TWTR) traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $21.01. 11,851,258 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,390,932. Twitter, Inc. has a 1-year low of $14.12 and a 1-year high of $22.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 10.40 and a current ratio of 10.40.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The social networking company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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 business had revenue of $590.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $586.22 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.09 earnings per share. Twitter’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Twitter, Inc. will post 0.02 EPS for the current year.

TWTR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group set a $26.00 price objective 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 price objective for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Susquehanna Bancshares increased their price objective on Twitter from $17.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “underweight” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Twitter in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price objective on shares of Twitter in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have issued a hold rating, five have given 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 target price of $17.99.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Twitter by 6.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 48,836,225 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $872,704,000 after acquiring an additional 2,838,459 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Twitter by 78.3% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 8,350,037 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $149,215,000 after buying an additional 3,667,233 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in Twitter by 5.3% during the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 7,633,764 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $128,782,000 after buying an additional 385,181 shares during the last quarter. Amerigo Asset Management increased its position in Twitter by 46.2% during the third quarter. Amerigo Asset Management now owns 6,875,910 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $115,997,000 after buying an additional 2,172,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Contrarius Investment Management Ltd increased its position in Twitter by 1.3% during the third quarter. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd now owns 5,624,420 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $94,884,000 after buying an additional 71,372 shares during the last quarter. 50.83% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Twitter

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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