Twilio Inc. [TWLO] Insider Just Sold 1,830 Shares. Should You?


On Jan. 06, Smith Karyn divested U.S. $602,235 in shares of Twilio Inc.. The GC, Secretary sold 1,830 shares at a price per share of $329.09. The transaction decreased this specific insider’s holdings to 36,438 shares worth around $13.01 million at present.

Another 14,082 shares were sold by Hu George, for more than $4,640,945 in total proceeds. The COO dumped the shares at a price of $329.57 and the insider now owns almost 110,101 shares.

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Macquarie launched its Twilio Inc. [TWLO] rating to the equivalent of an Outperform, in a research note dated January 06, 2021. Some new analysts also started their coverage, with Macquarie’s analysts assigning the shares to “an Outperform” rating in a research note to investors issued in early January. Meanwhile, Rosenblatt had raised its rating on TWLO to “Buy” from the earlier “Neutral”, in a research note produced for clients October 12, 2020. In addition, there was a new coverage from Wolfe Research on July 24, 2020. The research firm rated TWLO “an Outperform”.

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Is Twilio Inc. [NYSE:TWLO] a Good Buy Right Now?

It should be noted that TWLO technical indicators for short, intermediate as well as long term progress have placed an overall average of 96% as Buy. The average signal changed from 100% Buy in the last week and compares with 96% Buy in the past month. Data from Twilio Inc.’s Trend Spotter indicated that the signals were Bullish. The stock current average is 2.13 million shares in the past 20 days and the short term average signal indicates a 100% Buy. In the last 50 days, the average trading volume was 2.37 million shares while the medium term average advocated for 100% Buy. The average long-term signal stands at 100% Buy and the 100-day average volume stands at 2.52 million shares.

TWLO Price Performance

On Wall Street, Twilio Inc. [NYSE:TWLO] finished Thursday’s session up 8.55% at $357.15. The stock went up to $357.50 at the same session while its lowest single day price was $337.315. In the last five days, it saw a rise of about 2.17%, Twilio Inc. shares gained by almost 5.51% since the beginning of the year. However, the share price has dropped to as low as -4.63% below its one year high. On 01/07/21, the company shares recorded $357.50, the highest single-day price it has got to in the last 52-weeks and a 52-week low was seen on 01/06/21, the same year at $326.11. The company’s shares have inclined by 226.49% in the past year. The 50-day SMA achieved is $317.01 while the 200-day SMA is $238.68. Volume gained to 2.06 million from 1.84 million in the previous session.

TWLO Stock Support And Resistance Levels

On the 24-hour scale, the immediate backing is perceived around 343.81 level, and in case of violation of this particular level, it will cause more drop to 330.47 level. On the upper level, 370.84 is still the key resistance. The stock may increase to the subsequent resistance at 363.99. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) pinned on the 14-day chart is 58.58, implying a neutral technical stance while the MACD stands at -10.68, meaning price will decrease in the next trading period. Percent R indicator moved to 35.84%, implying low price movement. Stochastic %K at 33.74% suggest holding the stock.

What is the short interest in Twilio Inc.?

Short interest in the Twilio Inc. stock has surged, increasing by 1.61 million shares to total 7.09 million shares on Dec 14, 2020. The interest had seen shares on Nov 12, 2020 stand at 8.7 million, data from Yahoo Finance shows. The decrease of -22.71% suggests the stock saw some decreased bullish sentiment. The stock’s days to cover (short ratio) moved to while the shorted shares account for just 4.75% of the overall float for the stock.

Twilio Inc.’s Biggest Shareholders: Who Owns Twilio Inc. [TWLO]?

Filings by The Vanguard Group, Inc. showed that the firm now holds a total of 12,031,164 shares or roughly 8.58% of the outstanding TWLO shares. This means their shares have increased by 397,969 from the 12,031,164 the investor reportedly held in its prior 13-F filing. With the conclusion of the purchase, Morgan Stanley Investment Managem updated stake is worth $3,543,984,305. Details in the latest 13F filings reveal that Jennison Associates LLC acquired their 44.62% stake valued at $2,349,466,042 while Fidelity Management & Research Co cut theirs at $1,758,185,231. During the last quarter, Jennison Associates LLC raised 2,264,733 of its shares in Twilio Inc. while Fidelity Management & Research Co sold -208,438 shares. The BlackRock Fund Advisors’s holdings currently number 5,367,779 shares at $1917102269.85. According to the firm’s last 13F report, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. shares in the company at filing stood at 4,129,492 shares, roughly $1,321,809,094.

TWLO Earnings Forecast For The Current Quarter

Twilio Inc. [TWLO] is expected to report weak earnings results for the quarter ending on Dec 2020. Consensus estimates give the company expected revenues of $454.11M and an earnings per share of -$0.07 for Dec 2020. Looking further ahead, the company is expected to report revenue of $489.03M at an EPS of -$0.03 for Mar 2021. The estimates represent upside of 31.70% and -53.78% in the company’s revenue and earnings per share, respectively, on a year-on-year basis.

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TWLO Earnings Estimates For The Current Year

For the financial year, Twilio Inc. [NYSE:TWLO] is expected to bring in revenue of $1.67B. The returns are nearly $540.0 million higher than the company’s actual revenue recorded in the fiscal year 2019. In terms of EPS for the 2020, estimate put it at 0.12, lower than that of FY19 by -$0.04. Estimates put this year’s earnings growth at -25.00%, -50.00% for the next, and at an annual 20.50% over the next 5-year period. As for sales, forecasts are for an increase of 47.00% in the current fiscal year and a further 31.70% over the following year.


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