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Twilio Inc. (TWLO) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

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In the latest trading session, Twilio Inc. (TWLO) closed at $126.59, marking a -0.47% move from the previous day. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.05%. Elsewhere, the Dow gained 0.26%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 0.3%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had lost 1.67% over the past month. This has lagged the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 3.73% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.08% in that time.

Wall Street will be looking for positivity from TWLO as it approaches its next earnings report date. This is expected to be April 30, 2019. On that day, TWLO is projected to report earnings of $0.01 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 125%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $223.42 million, up 73.03% from the year-ago period.

Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of $0.11 per share and revenue of $1.07 billion. These totals would mark changes of 0% and +64.78%, respectively, from last year.

It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for TWLO. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. 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 ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate remained stagnant. TWLO is holding a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold) right now.

Valuation is also important, so investors should note that TWLO has a Forward P/E ratio of 1156.27 right now. For comparison, its industry has an average Forward P/E of 55.75, which means TWLO is trading at a premium to the group.

Also, we should mention that TWLO has a PEG ratio of 63.6. The PEG ratio is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but this metric also takes the company's expected earnings growth rate into account. TWLO's industry had an average PEG ratio of 3.23 as of yesterday's close.

The Internet - Software industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 48, putting it in the top 19% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank includes is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

Make sure to utilize Zacks. Com to follow all of these stock-moving metrics, and more, in the coming trading sessions.


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