Twitter (TWTR) Got Higher UBS Rating; GETFUGU (GFGU) Shorts Up By 200%

Pacific Crest reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Twitter in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $15.50. "EBITDA and NEPS of $207.0M/$0.10 handily exceeded cons.", Cantor Fitzgerald's analyst commented. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 3.40, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for TWTR over the next year. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $18.00 target price (up previously from $16.00) on shares of Twitter in a report on Friday. Pivotal Research lifted their price objective on Twitter from $15.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Jefferies maintained the shares of TWTR in report on Thursday, September 28 with "Hold" rating. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company restated a market perform rating on shares of Twitter in a report on Saturday, July 22nd.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has been given a $26.00 target price by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $2.11.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) touched its 1-Year High price of $20.88 on 07/20/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $14.12 on 04/17/17. The company has market cap of $16.06 billion.

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR); to cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 14.65% from last close price of 20.31 and act as support or resistance of price limit. The social networking company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.03, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Twitter had a negative net margin of 18.25% and a negative return on equity of 2.91%. During the same quarter past year, the business earned $0.09 earnings per share. Over the past month the firm's stock is 10.23%, 4.86% for the last quarter, 59.02% for the past six-months and 122.99% for the previous year. Bancorp Of Mellon stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR).

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Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has a beta of 1.04, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. "(TWTR) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright laws. Twitter had 185 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, General Counsel Vijaya Gadde sold 15,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.15, for a total value of $9,913,530.00. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 48,836,225 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $872,704,000 after purchasing an additional 2,838,459 shares in the last quarter. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

In other Twitter news, insider Robert Kaiden sold 4,725 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Oklahoma-based Capital Advsrs Inc Ok has invested 0.04% in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 30,576 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $457,000 after acquiring an additional 1,745 shares in the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC grew its position in Twitter by 13.2% in the 1st quarter. The brokerage now has an "underweight" rating on the social networking company's stock. First Trust Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Twitter by 5.3% in the 3rd quarter.

The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.11 during the last trading session, hitting $17.55. Finally, Grassi Investment Management increased its holdings in Twitter by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter.

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