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Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.12

Janus Capital Management LLC cut its position in Twitter, Inc. Crawford Lake Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Twitter during the second quarter worth about $7,997,000.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nicolet Bankshares Inc. raised its stake in Twitter by 227.6% in the first quarter. Reliance Trust Co. of DE now owns 80,951 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $1,210,000 after buying an additional 20,080 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Twitter by 4.1% in the first quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC acquired a new position in shares of Twitter during the first quarter worth $107,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 106,400 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $1,591,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. (NYSE:TWTR) traded down 2.42% on Thursday, reaching $15.75. Atria Investments LLC now owns 10,404 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 268 shares during the last quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Twitter by 46.0% in the first quarter. Nicolet Bankshares Inc. now owns 7,821 shares of the social networking company's stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 5,434 shares in the last quarter. Insiders own 10.79% of the company's stock.

Twitter, Inc. has a 52-week low of $14.12 and a 52-week high of $25.25. RBC Capital Markets maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rating on Thursday, February 11.

More notable recent Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "3 Reasons Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Is Not Worth the Trouble" on August 07, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Is the Drop in Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock a Good Buying Opportunity?" published on August 10, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Twitter's New Plan To Drive Growth Could Backfire" on August 01, 2017.

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. The stock of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) earned "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Thursday, October 1. The institutional investor owned 14,582 shares of the social networking company's stock after selling 235 shares during the period. Twitter had a negative net margin of 18.25% and a negative return on equity of 2.91%. The business had revenue of $574 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $536.63 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Twitter will post $0.34 EPS for the current year. Shell Asset Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR).

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Several other analysts have also recently commented on TWTR. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Sixteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-three have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "sell" rating and issued a $12.00 target price (up previously from $10.00) on shares of Twitter in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on Monday, April 24th.

The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.46, for a total transaction of $261,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

In related news, General Counsel Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.16, for a total transaction of $4,416,528.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 2,337,873 shares of company stock valued at $42,520,779. Insiders own 9.18% of the company's stock.

The beat on the bottom line wasn't enough to dispel fears about Twitter's inability to monetize its user base, which caused advertising revenue to fall 8% year-over-year. The Company's services and products include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends.



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