Just the Facts on Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Internet Information Providers. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $30.95, down from yesterday’s close by -1.78%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) currently trades with a market capitalization of $22.02 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 2.00 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $670.47 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.11 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.92% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.



Technical Analysis

We’ve taken a serious look at this stock from a fundamental perspective, but the tale of the tape may offer more hints about what lies under the surface. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Twitter, Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $35.00. It is now trading 4.05% off that level. The stock is trading $24.17 its 50-day moving average by -6.78%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $14.12.

In recent action, Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) has made a move of +21.80% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 12.51, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 6.42% with $647.04 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of TWTR.

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