Analysts expect Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) to post $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eleven analysts have issued estimates for Twitter’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.22 and the lowest is $0.12. Twitter reported earnings of $0.17 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 5.9%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, July 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Twitter will report full-year earnings of $1.05 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.89 to $1.20. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $1.06 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.93 to $1.20. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Twitter.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The social networking company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.31. The firm had revenue of $787.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $775.16 million. Twitter had a net margin of 42.20% and a return on equity of 8.37%. The business’s revenue was up 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.16 EPS.

TWTR has been the topic of several recent research reports. Cowen upgraded shares of Twitter from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on shares of Teck Resources from C$56.00 to C$55.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Royal Bank of Canada set a €18.50 ($21.51) target price on shares of ENI and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 23rd. BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Inflarx to $64.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their target price on shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from C$272.00 to C$277.00 in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.49.

In other Twitter news, insider Vijaya Gadde sold 4,166 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.11, for a total value of $146,268.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Matthew Derella sold 18,002 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.36, for a total transaction of $726,560.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 106,062 shares of company stock worth $4,025,313 over the last 90 days. Insiders own 2.65% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Moody National Bank Trust Division lifted its position in shares of Twitter by 92.6% in the 1st quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division now owns 994 shares of the social networking company’s stock worth $33,000 after purchasing an additional 478 shares during the period. First Financial Corp IN purchased a new stake in shares of Twitter in the 1st quarter worth approximately $33,000. Asset Dedication LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Twitter in the 1st quarter worth approximately $33,000. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Twitter in the 1st quarter worth approximately $33,000. Finally, Liberty Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Twitter in the 4th quarter worth approximately $37,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.13% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE TWTR traded down $0.89 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $36.77. 10,824,176 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,895,694. The business has a 50-day moving average of $36.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a current ratio of 4.47 and a quick ratio of 4.47. The company has a market capitalization of $28.95 billion, a P/E ratio of 66.85, a P/E/G ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 0.57. Twitter has a 1 year low of $26.19 and a 1 year high of $44.39.

Twitter Company Profile

Twitter, Inc operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter, a platform that allows users to consume, create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others.

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