Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time United States and internationally. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Twitter's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TWTR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TWTR's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: TWTR exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 19.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TWTR exceeded the US Market which returned 19.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Twitter's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Twitter's (NYSE:TWTR) 169% Share Price Increase Well Justified?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe Non-Employee Director of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR), Omid Kordestani, Just Sold 35% Of Their Holding
Is Twitter undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TWTR ($45.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($60.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TWTR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TWTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.
PE vs Market: TWTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate TWTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TWTR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (3.6x).
How is Twitter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 35 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TWTR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: TWTR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: TWTR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TWTR's revenue (12.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TWTR's revenue (12.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TWTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).
How has Twitter performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TWTR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TWTR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TWTR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 34.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TWTR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TWTR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (-0.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TWTR has a negative Return on Equity (-15.86%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Twitter's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($8.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($8.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TWTR's debt to equity ratio (44.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TWTR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.6% to 44.3% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable TWTR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: TWTR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 31.1% per year.
What is Twitter current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TWTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jack Dorsey (43 yo)
Mr. Jack Dorsey Co-founded Square, Inc. in February 2009 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since July 2009. Mr. Dorsey Co-founded Twitter, Inc. in 2006 and has been its Chief Executive...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD1.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.42yrs||US$6.11m||0.035% |
|Chief Legal Officer||7.42yrs||US$7.90m||0.069% |
|Co-Founder||15yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||5.58yrs||no data||0.00053% |
|Technology Lead||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Security Officer||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|People & Marketing Lead||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief HR Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Mobile Business Development - India & South East Asia||7.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Middle East||5.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TWTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||0.83yr||no data||0% |
|Independent Director||10.08yrs||US$306.08k||0.012% |
|Non-Employee Director||5.25yrs||US$2.08m||0.018% |
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$276.50k||0.0014% |
|Independent Chair||0.58yr||US$313.16k||0.0018% |
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$293.16k||0.0031% |
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$282.68k||0.0054% |
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$287.24k||0.0014% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.000090% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: TWTR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TWTR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.4%.
Twitter, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Twitter, Inc.
- Ticker: TWTR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$35.844b
- Shares outstanding: 793.35m
- Website: https://www.twitter.com
Number of Employees
- Twitter, Inc.
- 1355 Market Street
- Suite 900
- San Francisco
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TWTR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2013|
|TWR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2013|
|TWR||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2013|
|TWTR||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Nov 2013|
|TWTR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Nov 2013|
|TWTR-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Nov 2013|
|0QZB||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Nov 2013|
|TWTR||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Nov 2013|
|TWTR34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BRD EA REPR 1/2 COM USD0.000005 STK||BR||BRL||Aug 2014|
|TWTR||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 2 REP 1||AR||ARS||Apr 2019|
Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time United States and internationally. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter, a platf...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/18 00:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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