News coverage about Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Twilio earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.826865469917 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Schwab, Twilio, Wells Fargo: ‘Fast Money’ Traders Share Their Picks For January 2 – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- Notable Tuesday Option Activity: FANG, WTW, TWLO (nasdaq.com)
- Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) – Stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) to Watch – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Twilio Inc., (NYSE: TWLO) – Here’s What Day Traders Should Know – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Short Term Technical Analysis: Twilio Inc. (TWLO), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
A number of brokerages have weighed in on TWLO. Drexel Hamilton reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of Twilio in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. Northland Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price target on shares of Twilio in a research report on Friday, October 13th. William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Twilio in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Twilio in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Twilio in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Twilio currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $36.78.
Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The technology company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.12. Twilio had a negative return on equity of 17.55% and a negative net margin of 15.69%. The business had revenue of $100.54 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.50 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.04) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 40.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Twilio will post -0.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, CFO Lee Kirkpatrick sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total transaction of $321,700.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Karyn Smith sold 5,213 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.83, for a total value of $134,651.79. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 44,348 shares of company stock worth $1,233,298 in the last ninety days. 25.03% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Twilio Inc offers Cloud Communications Platform, which enables developers to build, scale and operate real-time communications within software applications. The Company’s platform consists of Programmable Communications Cloud, Super Network and Business Model for Innovators. Its Programmable Communications Cloud software enables developers to embed voice, messaging, video and authentication capabilities into their applications through its Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
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