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Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12951.42. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Twitter, Inc. is 18.4 (with a change from open of -4.12%), this in conjunction with a target price of 16.38. Volume today has so far reached 13495728, with an average volume of about 24697.52. The GAP for this stock, is 0.42%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 32.89. The current EPS for Twitter, Inc., is -0.6, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 17.60%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -17.42%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Twitter, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 15.05% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 38.78%. Quarter over quarter is 26.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 19.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -40.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 139.30%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.90% and institutional ownership is 43.70%. Shares outstanding is 677.73, while shares float is at a value of 581.33. Float short for Twitter, Inc. is 8.80% and the short ratio is 2.07.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.34, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.36. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 9.7, and the quick ratio is 9.7. The most recent gross margin is 66.90% and their operating margin is -12.80%. The profit margin is -16.50%.

Twitter, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -6.30%, and on investment, -7.30%. Return on equity is -9.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 5.23, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.93 and Price/cash is 3.61, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 44.2.

The simple moving averages are -0.30% and 3.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -42.27% and the 52 week low is 34.01%.

Twitter, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 18.4. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Internet Information Providers, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Twitter, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Internet Information Providers industry means that Twitter, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 5.52%, with performance for the month coming to -5.26%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 18.70%, and for the half year the performance is -30.28%. Volatility for this week is 2.79% and for the month this is 3.19%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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