Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time United States and internationally. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Interactive Media and Services
1 Year Return
US Interactive Media and Services
Return vs Industry: TWTR underperformed the US Interactive Media and Services industry which returned 21.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TWTR underperformed the US Market which returned 12.9% over the past year.
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
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Using Too Much Debt?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StThe Chief Accounting Officer of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR), Robert Kaiden, Just Sold 42% Of Their Holding
Is Twitter undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TWTR ($39.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($28.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TWTR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
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 (4.1x) compared to the US Interactive Media and Services industry average (2.4x).
How is Twitter forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 37 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 (2.2%).
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 (14.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TWTR's revenue (14.5% 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 (4.3%).
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 51.8% 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 (-22.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TWTR has a negative Return on Equity (-16.08%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Twitter's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($8.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($841.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: TWTR's short term assets ($8.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TWTR's debt to equity ratio (44.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TWTR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 33.4% to 44.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TWTR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.9%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Twitter current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TWTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TWTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TWTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jack Dorsey (43 yo)
Mr. Jack Dorsey Co-founded Square, Inc. in February 2009 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since July 2009. Mr. Dorsey Co-founded Twitter, Inc. in 2006 and has been its Chief Executive ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jack's total compensation ($USD1.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.35M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.08yrs||US$6.11m||0.049% |
|Chief Legal Officer||7.08yrs||US$7.90m||0.089% |
|Co-Founder||14.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||5.25yrs||no data||0.00072% |
|Technology Lead||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|People & Marketing Lead||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief HR Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Mobile Business Development - India & South East Asia||7.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of Middle East||5.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of APAC||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TWTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||0.50yr||no data||0% |
|Independent Director||9.75yrs||US$306.08k||0.016% |
|Non-Employee Director||4.92yrs||US$2.08m||0.070% |
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$276.50k||0.0019% |
|Independent Chair||0.25yr||US$313.16k||0.0024% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||US$293.16k||0.0045% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$282.68k||0.0073% |
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$287.24k||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||0.42yr||no data||0.00012% |
|Independent Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: TWTR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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 2.3%.
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$31.471b
- Shares outstanding: 788.75m
- 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 1 REP 1 COM USD0.000005||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||2020/09/22 05:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/21 00:00|
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