NYSE:TWTR

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time.

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Fundamentals

Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Twitter's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.09%

NYSE:TWTR

0.8%

US Interactive Media and Services

-0.02%

US Market


1 Year Return

44.9%

NYSE:TWTR

3.4%

US Interactive Media and Services

1.6%

US Market

TWTR outperformed the Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.

TWTR outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

TWTRIndustryMarket
7 Day0.09%0.8%-0.02%
30 Day2.2%2.5%2.7%
90 Day23.5%4.9%1.4%
1 Year44.9%44.9%3.5%3.4%3.8%1.6%
3 Year132.1%132.1%44.9%44.8%45.2%35.8%
5 Year-16.0%-16.0%86.4%86.3%61.8%44.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Twitter's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Twitter undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

14x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Twitter's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Twitter's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Twitter is good value based on earnings compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.

Twitter is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Twitter earnings are not expected to grow next year, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Twitter is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Twitter expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 39 analysts?

-19.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Twitter's revenue is expected to grow by 13% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Twitter's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Twitter's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Twitter's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

Twitter's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Twitter is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Twitter performed over the past 5 years?

69.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Twitter has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Twitter's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (919% vs 69.1%)

Twitter's earnings growth has exceeded the US Interactive Media and Services industry average in the past year (919% vs 12.3%).


Return on Equity

Twitter has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

Twitter used its assets more efficiently than the US Interactive Media and Services industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Twitter has become profitable over the past 3 years. This is considered to be a significant improvement in its use of capital (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Twitter's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Twitter is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Twitter's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Twitter's level of debt (32.3%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (0.5% vs 32.3% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54.4%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Twitter earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.8x debt.


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Dividend

What is Twitter's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Twitter's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Twitter's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Twitter has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Twitter's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Twitter has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Twitter's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Twitter's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jack Dorsey (42yo)

4.2yrs

Tenure

US$1

Compensation

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

Jack's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

45yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Twitter management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Twitter board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

Twitter individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$406,36802 Aug 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares9,441
Max PriceUS$43.04
SellUS$17,34203 Jul 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares487
Max PriceUS$35.61
SellUS$135,53504 Jun 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares3,796
Max PriceUS$35.70
SellUS$344,17604 May 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares8,703
Max PriceUS$39.55
SellUS$11,39404 Apr 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares348
Max PriceUS$32.74
SellUS$39,05022 Mar 19
Michael Montano
EntityIndividual
Shares1,250
Max PriceUS$31.24
SellUS$38,12508 Mar 19
Michael Montano
EntityIndividual
Shares1,250
Max PriceUS$30.50
SellUS$79,84406 Mar 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares2,603
Max PriceUS$30.67
SellUS$158,43606 Feb 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares4,676
Max PriceUS$33.88
SellUS$11,78005 Jan 19
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares417
Max PriceUS$28.25
SellUS$116,96406 Dec 18
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares3,538
Max PriceUS$33.06
SellUS$192,95916 Nov 18
Ned Segal
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares6,000
Max PriceUS$32.57
SellUS$80,79803 Nov 18
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares2,374
Max PriceUS$34.03
SellUS$38,97603 Oct 18
Robert Kaiden
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Shares1,362
Max PriceUS$28.62

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Omid Kordestani (55yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.08m
  • Krista Bessinger

    Senior Director of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Biz Stone (45yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 13.7yrs
  • Jack Dorsey (42yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.00
  • Noah Glass

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 13.7yrs
  • Ned Segal (45yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.96m
  • Vijaya Gadde (44yo)

    Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

    • Tenure: 6.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$11.80m
  • Robert Kaiden (52yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
  • Leslie Berland

    People & Marketing Lead

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
  • Parag Agrawal

    Technology Lead

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Board Members

  • David Rosenblatt (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$305.00k
  • Omid Kordestani (55yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.08m
  • Robert Zoellick (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$228.97k
  • Patrick Pichette (56yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$305.00k
  • Martha Lane Fox (46yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$295.00k
  • Bret Taylor (39yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$285.00k
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (65yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$228.97k
  • Jack Dorsey (42yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.00

Company Information

Twitter, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Twitter, Inc.
  • Ticker: TWTR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Interactive Media and Services
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$33.347b
  • Shares outstanding: 771.22m
  • Website: https://www.twitter.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Twitter, Inc.
  • 1355 Market Street
  • Suite 900
  • San Francisco
  • California
  • 94103
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TWTRNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2013
TWRDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2013
TWRXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2013
TWTRSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon StockCHCHFNov 2013
TWTR *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNNov 2013
0QZBLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDNov 2013
TWTRWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURNov 2013
TWTR34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BRD EA REPR 1/2 COM USD0.000005 STKBRBRLAug 2014
TWTRBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH 1 REP 1 COM USD0.000005ARARSApr 2019

Biography

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,  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/19 00:36
End of Day Share Price2019/09/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.