Rottenberg Erika sold 808 shares in Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) for $10,342 in transaction occurred on 2019/02/05. After making this transaction, the Director owns a direct stake of 91,967 shares, worth $1,192,329, as per the last closing price. On 2019/02/05 Donio Elena A., Director at TWLO, dumped 4,981 shares at an average price of $113.82 per share. The selling total is valued at $1,141,371.
Separately, it had been reported that some other TWLO insiders also took part of the insider trading activity. COO, Hu George had divested 7,800 shares for $213,840 through a trade on 2019/02/05. Following this activity, the insider holds 889,044 shares worth $24,653,614 as of recent close.
Twilio Inc. (TWLO) trading activity significantly improved as the volume at ready counter increased to 6,133,504 shares versus 3,835,790 in average daily trading volume over the past 20 days. So far this year, the volume has averaged about 4,069,579 shares. The share price dropped -0.4% in recent trade and currently has a stock-market value of $11.06B. The shares finished at $115.29. The stock is now 368.09% above against its bear-market low of $24.63 on February 13, 2018. It has retreated -3.22% since it’s 52-week high of $119 reached in February. Now the market price is up 370.19% on the year and up 29.1% YTD.
TWLO’s 50 day simple moving average (SMA 50) price is $96.87 and its 200-day simple moving average (SMA 200) price is $75.6. The company’s stock currently has a total float of 79.36M shares. Its weekly volatility is hovering around 4.07% and felt 4.31% volatility in price over a month. On the upside, the share price will test short term resistance at around $116.49. On a downside, the stock is likely to find some support, which begins at $114.28. The failure to get near-term support could push it to $113.26.
It had seen a change in price target from analysts at BofA/Merrill, who reiterated the stock at Buy on February 07 but moved PT from $92 to $125. Analysts at Stephens, started covering the stock on January 04 with a Equal-Weight rating. Brokerage firm Monness Crespi & Hardt, looks cautious as they stick to prior recommendation of Buy, in a call on November 07. However, they did change the target price from $108 to $117. BofA/Merrill, reiterated their call for Buy, on November 07. On the other hand, they had set new target price to $92 versus $87.
Moreover, it trades for 748.64 times the next 12 months of expected earnings. Also, it is trading at rather expensive levels at just over 26.02x price/book and 19.72x price/sales. Compared to others, Twilio Inc. is in a different league with regards to profitability, having net margins of -16.7%. To put some perspective around this, the industry’s average net margin is 10.6%. TWLO’s ROE is -23.6%, which is also considerably better than the industry’s ROE of -132.56%. It’s also very liquid in the near term, with a current ratio of 6.8. The stock has a debt/capital of 0.99.
Shares of Twilio Inc. (TWLO) have gained 63% since the company’s last earnings report. Over the past 10 fiscal quarters, Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) has topped consensus earnings estimates in 5 quarters (50%), missed earnings in 3 quarters (30%), whereas at 2 occasion EPS met analyst expectations. TWLO last reported earnings on November 06, 2018 when it released Sep-18 results that exceeded expectations. The company raked in $0.07 per share, -99.96% change on the same period last year. That was better than consensus for $0.02. Revenue for the recent quarter stood at $168.9 million, up 68% on last year and above the $150.32 million predicted by analysts. For this quarter, Wall Street analysts forecast revenue in a range of $189.61 million to $217.97 million, which should be compared with $135.17 million generated last year. EPS is seen in a range of $0.04 to $0.04, against the -$0.05 reported a year ago.