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TWTR : NYSE : Technology
$17.99 -0.04 | -0.22%
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 35,287,900
10/25/16 - 8:01 AM ET

Financial Analysis

TWITTER INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. TWITTER INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 9.22 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.69% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)601.96502.38
EBITDA ($mil)6.91-54.96
EBIT ($mil)-86.38-131.0
Net Income ($mil)-107.22-136.66

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3588.163560.57
Total Assets ($mil)6616.816230.33
Total Debt ($mil)1620.731596.88
Equity ($mil)4556.854231.18

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin80.9481.05
EBITDA Margin1.14-10.93
Operating Margin-14.35-26.08
Sales Turnover0.370.29
Return on Assets-6.17-9.62
Return on Equity-8.97-14.17
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio9.7510.05
Interest Expense24.9324.44
Interest Coverage-3.46-5.36

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)706.3674.38
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.456.27
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3.461332E72.288635E7


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.62 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, TWITTER INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TWTR NM Peers 38.55   TWTR 20.71 Peers 25.03

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

TWTR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

TWTR is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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TWTR 30.45 Peers 23.01   TWTR NA Peers 0.22

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

TWTR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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TWTR 2.62 Peers 5.71   TWTR 36.85 Peers -3.46

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

TWTR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

TWTR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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TWTR 4.82 Peers 9.32   TWTR 39.21 Peers 28.43

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

TWTR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

TWTR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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