Twitter (TWTR) Gets a Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, John Egbert from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Hold rating on Twitter (TWTRResearch Report), with a price target of $26.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $28.79.

According to TipRanks.com, Egbert is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 10.7% and a 42.9% success rate. Egbert covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Tencent Music Entertainment Group, Spotify Technology SA, and Zillow Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Twitter with a $31.86 average price target, which is a 4.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 27, Mizuho Securities also upgraded the stock to Hold with a $28.00 price target.

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Twitter’s market cap is currently $23.54B and has a P/E ratio of 15.30. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 3.05.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 126 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.

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Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions, and news. The company’s services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. It’s products and services include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse, and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.