Twilio (TWLO) closed the most recent trading day at $67.01, moving -0.95% from the previous trading session. This move was narrower than the S&P 500’s daily loss of 1.07%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 1.07%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.07%.
Coming into today, shares of the company had lost 31.1% in the past month. In that same time, the Computer and Technology sector lost 5.41%, while the S&P 500 lost 3.49%.
Twilio will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. On that day, Twilio is projected to report earnings of -$0.39 per share, which would represent a year-over-year decline of 4000%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $970.57 million, up 31.13% from the year-ago period.
For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of -$0.66 per share and revenue of $3.85 billion, which would represent changes of -164% and +35.55%, respectively, from the prior year.
Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for Twilio. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company’s business outlook.
Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 24.46% lower. Twilio is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #4 (Sell).
The Internet – Software industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 137, putting it in the bottom 46% of all 250+ industries.
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