TWTR Stock Overview
Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real-time.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$37.80|
|52 Week High||US$73.34|
|52 Week Low||US$31.30|
|1 Month Change||-5.90%|
|3 Month Change||-2.30%|
|1 Year Change||-45.07%|
|3 Year Change||4.94%|
|5 Year Change||112.12%|
|Change since IPO||-15.81%|
Recent News & Updates
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Twitter has been in the news recently, but for all the wrong reasons. Fake news and political mayhem resulted in President Trump being banned from the platform. Jack Dorsey, the man who conceptualized Twitter and twice served as its CEO dramatically quit and left the company. The share price collapsed and is currently trading below its 2013 IPO price, despite a top line CAGR of 29% over that period. Elon Musk has acquired a 10% stake and is attempting a take-over. But what is really going on? Is Twitter a good investment opportunity? We’ll answer all of these questions and more.
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Elon Musk is having second thoughts about buying Twitter given an alleged lack of transparency in the number of spam/fake accounts on the platform. Twitter's stock has given up all its gains since Musk's initial disclosure of a 9.2% stake in the company. Shares remain vulnerable to headlines and speculation, making a case for staying on the sidelines amidst shaky fundamentals.
|TWTR||US Interactive Media and Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: TWTR exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned -46.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TWTR underperformed the US Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.
|TWTR Average Weekly Movement||10.6%|
|Interactive Media and Services Industry Average Movement||11.2%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: TWTR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TWTR's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real-time. The company’s primary product is Twitter, a platform that allows users to consume, create, distribute, and discover content. It also provides promoted products that enable advertisers to promote brands, products, and services, as well as enable advertisers to target an audience based on various factors, including who an account follows and actions taken on its platform, such as Tweets created and engagement with Tweets.
Twitter Fundamentals Summary
|TWTR fundamental statistics|
Is TWTR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TWTR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.92b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.29|
|Net Profit Margin||4.27%|
How did TWTR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is TWTR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for TWTR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is TWTR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does TWTR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|TWTR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
META Meta Platforms
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: TWTR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (128.8x) compared to the peer average (22.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does TWTR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Interactive Media and Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: TWTR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (128.8x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (42.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is TWTR's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||128.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||29.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: TWTR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (128.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (29.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of TWTR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: TWTR ($37.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($69.69)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TWTR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TWTR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.1x)
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How is Twitter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 39 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TWTR's forecast earnings growth (18.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: TWTR's earnings (18.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TWTR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TWTR's revenue (16.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TWTR's revenue (16.2% 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 (11.2%).
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How has Twitter performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TWTR has a large one-off gain of $306.4M impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: TWTR became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TWTR has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -10.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: TWTR has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: TWTR has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Interactive Media and Services industry (-37.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TWTR's Return on Equity (3.8%) is considered low.
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How is Twitter's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($7.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($7.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TWTR has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: TWTR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.3% to 88.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TWTR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7%).
Interest Coverage: TWTR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.5x coverage).
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What is Twitter current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as TWTR has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Parag Agrawal (36 yo)
Mr. Parag Agrawal has been the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Inc. since November 29, 2021. Mr. Agrawal served as the Chief Technology Officer of Twitter, Inc. from October 2017 to November 2021. As C...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Parag's total compensation ($USD30.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Parag's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: TWTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TWTR's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TWTR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Twitter, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Twitter, Inc.
- Ticker: TWTR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Interactive Media and Services
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$28.838b
- Shares outstanding: 762.91m
- Website: https://www.twitter.com
Number of Employees
- Twitter, Inc.
- 1355 Market Street
- Suite 900
- San Francisco
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.