Laurion Capital Management LP Decreased Its Twitter INC (Call) (TWTR) Holding by $30.15 Million; Share Price Rose

September 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.17, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 83 investors sold TWTR shares while 150 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 308.32 million shares or 0.78% more from 305.94 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 20,387 shares. Northern Tru invested in 0.02% or 4.78M shares. Fny Managed Accounts holds 0% or 15,000 shares. Private Ocean Lc has 0% invested in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). Whittier Tru Communications Of Nevada Inc stated it has 817 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has 22,203 shares. Hudock Cap Ltd Liability reported 200 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.04% in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). Shelton Cap Mgmt reported 0.05% stake. Arrowgrass Cap Prtnrs (Us) LP holds 0.03% or 151,580 shares in its portfolio. Osborne Prtn Cap Lc owns 135,184 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. 62,200 were reported by Nomura Asset Com. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 65,331 shares. Riggs Asset Managment accumulated 410 shares or 0% of the stock. Price T Rowe Associate Md has 290,598 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Benjamin A. Smith decreased its stake in Twitter Inc (Call) (TWTR) by 37% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Laurion Capital Management Lp sold 1.88 million shares as the company’s stock rose 10.41% with the market. The hedge fund run by Benjamin A. Smith held 3.21 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $52.28M, down from 5.09M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Laurion Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Twitter Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.29B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.2 on September 15, reaching $18.01. About 12.65M shares traded or 13.55% up from the average. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has risen 29.68% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500.

Laurion Capital Management Lp, which manages about $4.98 billion and $10.44B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pfizer Inc (Call) (NYSE:PFE) by 344,300 shares to 444,300 shares, valued at $14.43M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Travelers Companies Inc (Call) (NYSE:TRV) by 37,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 41,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Bank Amer Corp (Put) (NYSE:BAC).

Wall Street await Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) to release earnings on October, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $-0.03, up exactly $0.07 or 70.00 % from 2014’s $-0.1 EPS. After posting $-0.02 EPS for the previous quarter, Twitter Inc’s analysts now forecast 50.00 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Why Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Looks as Dull as Ever” on September 07, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Is An ‘Ad Recession’ Coming For Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Stock?” published on September 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “How To Fix Twitter?” on September 11, 2017. More interesting news about Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock May Finally Be Worth a Buy” published on August 31, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “All the Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Bull Cases Are Simply Bull” with publication date: August 30, 2017.

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Ratings Coverage

Among 51 analysts covering Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), 5 have Buy rating, 17 Sell and 29 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Twitter has $56 highest and $1200 lowest target. $18.32’s average target is 1.72% above currents $18.01 stock price. Twitter had 172 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research given on Thursday, January 12. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, February 10. Nomura maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) on Tuesday, January 26 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Hold”. Citigroup maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) on Wednesday, July 27 with “Neutral” rating. M Partners maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rating on Monday, November 16. M Partners has “Neutral” rating and $29 target. The rating was initiated by Mizuho on Wednesday, January 13 with “Neutral”. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Sell”. Jefferies maintained Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) rating on Friday, March 24. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $20 target.

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