Twilio (TWLO) Receives News Impact Score of 0.10

Media headlines about Twilio (NYSE:TWLO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Twilio earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 43.7300935508754 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Twilio (TWLO) traded up $0.96 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $33.09. 4,790,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,110,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,080.00 and a P/E ratio of -47.27. Twilio has a fifty-two week low of $22.80 and a fifty-two week high of $34.74.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on TWLO shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Twilio from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of Twilio from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Twilio in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. Drexel Hamilton restated a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on shares of Twilio in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Twilio from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $36.75.

In other Twilio news, Director Richard L. Dalzell sold 22,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total transaction of $675,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Karyn Smith sold 5,213 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.83, for a total transaction of $134,651.79. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 69,492 shares of company stock worth $1,942,221 over the last ninety days. 25.03% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Twilio

Twilio Inc offers Cloud Communications Platform, which enables developers to build, scale and operate real-time communications within software applications. The Company’s platform consists of Programmable Communications Cloud, Super Network and Business Model for Innovators. Its Programmable Communications Cloud software enables developers to embed voice, messaging, video and authentication capabilities into their applications through its Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

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