Media coverage about Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twilio earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 43.8048254563245 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
NYSE:TWLO opened at $39.51 on Tuesday. Twilio has a 1-year low of $22.80 and a 1-year high of $42.54. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,694.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of -50.65 and a beta of -0.49.
Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The technology company reported ($0.17) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.01. Twilio had a negative return on equity of 19.52% and a negative net margin of 15.97%. The firm had revenue of $115.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.51 million. equities research analysts expect that Twilio will post -0.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on TWLO shares. Drexel Hamilton reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of Twilio in a report on Thursday, December 28th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Twilio in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Twilio from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. JPMorgan Chase raised their price target on Twilio from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, Bank of America started coverage on Twilio in a report on Thursday, March 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Twilio currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $40.13.
In other Twilio news, General Counsel Karyn Smith sold 3,742 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.68, for a total value of $152,224.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Lee Kirkpatrick sold 13,770 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.29, for a total value of $417,093.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 124,425 shares of company stock worth $4,200,694 in the last three months. Insiders own 25.03% of the company’s stock.
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Twilio Inc provides a cloud communications platform that enables developers to build, scale, and operate communications within software applications in the United States and internationally. The company's programmable communications cloud provides a set of application programming interfaces that enable developers to embed voice, messaging, and video capabilities into their applications.
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