Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Director Evan Clark Williams sold 546,200 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.15, for a total transaction of $9,913,530.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,658,594 shares in the company, valued at approximately $48,253,481.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Evan Clark Williams also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, August 24th, Evan Clark Williams sold 9,173 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.91, for a total transaction of $155,115.43.
  • On Friday, August 25th, Evan Clark Williams sold 127,427 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.67, for a total transaction of $2,124,208.09.
  • On Wednesday, August 9th, Evan Clark Williams sold 273,300 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.16, for a total transaction of $4,416,528.00.
  • On Thursday, July 13th, Evan Clark Williams sold 42,070 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.26, for a total transaction of $810,268.20.
  • On Friday, July 14th, Evan Clark Williams sold 853,700 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.38, for a total transaction of $16,544,706.00.
  • On Thursday, June 29th, Evan Clark Williams sold 452,500 shares of Twitter stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.82, for a total transaction of $8,063,550.00.

Shares of Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) opened at 18.01 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $16.69 and a 200 day moving average of $16.90. Twitter, Inc. has a 12 month low of $14.12 and a 12 month high of $25.25. The company’s market capitalization is $13.20 billion.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The social networking company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.03. Twitter had a negative net margin of 18.25% and a negative return on equity of 2.91%. The business had revenue of $574.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $536.63 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.13 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Twitter, Inc. will post $0.33 EPS for the current year.

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Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Intl Fcstone Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Twitter by 174.1% in the 2nd quarter. Intl Fcstone Inc. now owns 37,151 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $664,000 after purchasing an additional 23,599 shares during the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its holdings in shares of 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. EP Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Twitter in the 2nd quarter worth about $211,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its holdings in shares of Twitter by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 284,027 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $5,076,000 after purchasing an additional 6,446 shares during the last quarter. Finally, National Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Twitter by 14.4% in the 2nd quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 59,272 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $1,060,000 after purchasing an additional 7,460 shares during the last quarter. 49.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on TWTR shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Morgan Stanley reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a $10.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Twitter in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Wedbush downgraded shares of Twitter from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their target price for the company from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Seventeen research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-four have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Twitter currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.49.

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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