Shares of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) [Detail Analytic Report] slightly down in early session on Monday as for years, Twitter Inc. has resisted with its Main Street petition. Now social-media service as well might be losing its Madison Avenue allure. Twitter previous week poorly missed its Q1 revenue anticipates, attributing shortfall to big-brand advertisers not surging their spending as quickly as projected.
The news was mainly upsetting for Twitter investors. Among a list of release that include stagnant user growth, management turnover as well as a muddled product strategy, deep-pocketed brand advertisers have been a reliable source of cash. Twitter’s revenue growth is anticipated to shrink to as little as 17% current quarter following doubling only 18 months before.
The president of innovation and investment platforms at Mediavest Spark, an ad-buying firm that works on behalf of companies such as Morgan Stanley and ConAgra Foods Inc, Shelby Saville stated that Twitter is “not yet at front position of video content conversation and that is where dollars are. She pointed to YouTube, Facebook, and Snapchat as places that advertisers are gravitating to for video ads. A Twitter spokesman refused to comment beyond firm’s statements during earnings results previous Tuesday.
Noting a main crunch of analyst research by WSJ, TWTR under observation of quarterly per share earnings, it has second quarter 2016 trend of $0.10, while in next quarter estimated EPS trend is $0.11 and for annual basis for 2016 estimated EPS is $0.52. Relatively pool of WSJ analyst issues diverse rating, as for current level it has 12 experts rated as “BUY” security, 2 analyst recommend as “Overweight,” and 25 experts rated as “Hold”.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) [Detail Analytic Report] moved up 0.16% in before trading session on Monday as it just revealed size of its executive pay packages as well as Marissa Mayer stands to make millions coming or going. The CEO of embattled online news site, at present attempting to sell itself, is entitled to severance benefits worth at $54.9M in case she is terminated without reason, as per a regulatory filing. The possible payout would also be triggered by a “change of control,” which comprises sale of firm, as per filing. Mayer’s prospective payout includes cash severance of $3M, $26,324 to continue her health benefits, $15,000 for outplacement, and, if that’s enough, around $52M worth of accelerated restricted stock and options.
For current month, 0.15 analysts from pool recommended for an “overweight” rating, while 0.14 gave rating of “Buy” and 0.57 analysts suggest to “Hold” and 17 gave preference to “underweight,” according to research rating by WSJ. While alarming thing to be notice is price target, the average pool price target for YHOO has been mentioned as; 6 tends to high price target, medium level touched to 5, and 5 was assigned as lowest share price targets. To accommodate all of these, average analyst price target appeared by 18, where as the current price is 17, as per research conducted by WSJ.
Chief Executive Officer of Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) [Detail Analytic Report] , Arkady Volozh stated that Yandex is off to a solid start in 2016 and they are starting to see signs of stabilization in overall economic environment. Based on present conditions, they are increasing their revenue outlook for year from a range of 12% to 18% to a revised range of 15% to 19%.” Chief Operating Officer of Yandex, Alexander Shulgin stated that they continue to invest aggressively in their three business units – Yandex.Taxi, Classifieds and Yandex.Market – to accelerate their growth in 2016. Going forward, they will share more financial information on these units to provide shareholders with greater visibility into their performance.