46.19 +0.06 (0.13%)
After hours: 6:32PM EDT
|Bid||46.24 x 800|
|Ask||46.28 x 900|
|Day's range||45.44 - 46.92|
|52-week range||15.67 - 47.79|
|PE ratio (TTM)||2,306.50|
|Earnings date||25 Jul 2018 - 30 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||31.09|
Two Jack Dorsey companies, alike in their huge stock rallies, differ when it comes to recent short-selling sentiment. Square shares have gained 95% so far this year, while Twitter’s stock is up 92%. “The main difference I see is that Twitter short sellers are selling into the stock’s rally and increasing their short exposure substantially in June, while Square short sellers are buying to cover some of their short positions in order to stay around the $2 billion level,” said Ihor Dusaniwsky, the managing director of predictive analytics at S3 Partners.
In 2018, it pays to be on Jack Dorsey’s side. Square Inc. and Twitter Inc., which both count the tech titan as chief executive officer, are on the brink of boasting 100 percent gains this year. Square rose as much as 4.6 percent to $68.97 on Wednesday while Twitter gained more than 4 percent to $46.92.
Competition for eyes and ads keeps heating up as Alphabet, Snap, Twitter and Facebook's core platform all ratchet up original and curated content.
Shares of Facebook Inc. (fb) are trading at record levels and topped $200 for the first time in Wednesday trading. If the gains hold, this would mark Facebook's third record high in the past week. Shares are now up more than 45% since late March, when news about the company's Cambridge Analytica scandal first broke.
The lack of workforce diversity and unconscious bias is a systemic problem in Silicon Valley. Now companies and HR experts are trying to ignite change.
The comments come as President Donald Trump continues to defend the actions at the U.S. border. Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook called the practice “inhumane” in a discussion with the Irish Times, and Cook said he felt an important part of being a good citizen was to “try to advocate your point of view” rather than complaining from the sidelines.
The whole internet is set to be subject to ContentID-type filtering in Europe, thanks to new copyright proposals that have been voted through by the European Parliament. Article 11, narrowly approved by 13 to 12 votes, requires any site linking to a third-party site with a snippet to adhere to an astonishing 28 separate copyright laws, or else pay for a license to provide the link.
Twitter (TWTR) generated investor returns of 39.9% in the trailing-one-month period and 172.1% in the trailing-12-month period. Twitter’s stock price has gained ~11.1% in the trailing-five-day period.
With U.S. midterm elections approaching, Russian trolls found ways to remain active on Twitter well into 2018, trying to rile up the American electorate with tweets on everything from Roseanne Barr’s firing to Donald Trump Jr.’s divorce, a Wall Street Journal analysis found. Newly identified Russian trolls posted politically divisive messages on Twitter as recently as last month, hitting on a wide array of hot-button issues, according to a Journal analysis of recently revealed investigative documents and Twitter data.
As the 2018 midterm elections approach, the 2016 presidential election is still in the minds of social media companies and users. The election affected Twitter (TWTR), Facebook (FB), and Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google, as these companies came under fire for allegedly enabling Russian agents to meddle in the US elections.
Twitter (TWTR) stock has had a tremendous run lately. Twitter stock was boosted significantly by its recent inclusion in the S&P 500. Twitter recorded its first-ever profits in Q4 2017 and followed that with another profitable quarter.
JUNE 19: Moussa Wague of Senegal is challenged by Kamil Grosicki of Poland during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group H match between Poland and Senegal at Spartak Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. Sports fans often use Twitter to follow and discuss live sporting events. A lot has changed on the platform since the last World Cup.
Democratic lawmakers released thousands of advertisements placed on Twitter by Russia Today during the 2016 election campaign, showing how the state-backed broadcasting network promoted stories on the social network that tried to sow discord among Americans. Twitter has since banned advertising from all accounts owned by the Russian media company, now known as RT, after U.S. investigators concluded it attempted to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. U.S. House and Senate committees and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have reviewed the ads run by RT and other Russia-linked sources on Twitter and Facebook Inc. as part of their separate investigations into Russia’s involvement in the election.
Shares of Square hit a 52-week high after the announcement that New Yorkers can now trade cryptocurrency on Square's rapidly growing Cash app.
Square Inc, the payments company founded by Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, has obtained a license to offer New York state residents the ability to buy and sell bitcoin through its Cash App, the company said on Monday. This makes Square the ninth firm to have obtained a so-called "BitLicense" by the New York State Department of Financial Services. New York has been considered one of the strictest states for cryptocurrency businesses since June 2015, when it started requiring virtual currency firms doing business there to get a license to hold customer funds and exchange virtual coins for dollars and other regular currencies.
Shares of Twitter (TWTR) rose 11.1% in the week that ended on June 15 to close at $45.80. Twitter shares have generated a return of 172% in the trailing 12 months and 40% in the trailing one month after rising almost 48% in 2017. Twitter stock is trading 192% above its 52-week low of $15.67 and 4% below its 52-week high of $47.79.
Twitter (TWTR) recently turned to institutional investors to borrow $1.0 billion through a sale of convertible notes. The company said it was expecting $989 million in net proceeds from the notes offering after absorbing expenses tied to it. Twitter said it was planning to spend $70.6 million of the net proceeds to pay costs tied to some past warrant transactions.
There is a serious lack of trust in social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and consumers expect brands that advertise on such platforms to urgently find solutions, according to research published Monday.
Wendy’s and White Castle are just some of the fast-food brands with unique presences on social media. Here is what goes into their tweets and social media strategy.
Shares of Twitter, Netflix, Chipotle, Under Armour and TripAdvisor have two clear things in common. First, they're all among the S&P 500's best-performing stocks of 2018. Second, they're all trading well above their average analyst price targets.
A California judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading white nationalist figure by banning his social media account.
Investing.com - The World Cup is just getting started, but one Wall Street firm thinks Twitter is already a winner.In a note to clients, UBS said the global soccer tournament will prompt people to use Twitter more.The firm raised its stock price target 44%, saying the World Cup would be a catalyst for Twitter shares.The World Cup is just the latest major event this year to increase activity on Twitter. The Winter Olympics and UK royal wedding already had such an effect. The midterm elections are expected to provide another boost.UBS also said Twitter's revenue will continue to grow with the advertising shift from TV to the Internet. Twitter's stock price began a surge in February when the social media company reported the first quarterly profit in its history.Shares are up more than 100% in the past six months.