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Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Attracts Average of 243,000 Viewers to Thursday’s NFL Livestream- WebMD Health (WBMD), Hortonworks (HDP)

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -3.92% to $18.36 in an active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, about 23.22 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Twitter Inc. (TWTR) reported that it attracted an average of 243,000 viewers to Thursday’s National Football League livestream of the New York Jets triumph over the Buffalo Bills, the first time the social media platform has broadcast an NFL game. The event drew mostly praise from Twitter users and media experts have stated the NFL accord assists Twitter maintain its position as a venue for live video.

Still, the Twitter audience was only a fraction of the average of 15.7 million people watching across television and digital platforms, according to NFL data of the game, which the Jets won, 37-31. Twitter’s arrangement with the NFL comes as sports fans increasingly rely on the internet to watch video at the expense of traditional cable and satellite connections.

The microblogging platform has struggled with user growth and advertising competition, and livestreaming the games gives it a new avenue to attract users as it tries to catch up with contenders such asFacebook. The firm has institutional ownership of 43.70%, while insider ownership included 0.90%. TWTR attains analyst recommendation of 3.00 with week’s performance of 1.16%. Investors looking additional ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 15.05%.

Shares of WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a loss of -5.68% to close at $49.02. WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD) released that BOD has designated Steven Zatz, its President, to serve as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Zatz succeeds David Schlanger, CEO since 2013, who is leaving the Firm by mutual contract.

Zatz has been a member of the senior leadership of WebMD and its predecessor companies for 17 years. He was designated President of WebMD in 2013. For the last three years, Zatz has been responsible for all aspects of the Firm’s advertising and sponsorship business, which represents about 80% of the income. Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 9.20%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 30.48% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -27.43%. WBMD last month stock price volatility remained 2.22%.

Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a gain of 0.26% to 7.69 with about 1.15 Million shares have changed hands in this session. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 8.01% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -71.08%.

Same, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -32.78% and for the year was -70.32%, while the YTD performance remained at -64.89%. HDP has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.33.

 

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