What Twitter's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (TWTR)

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What Twitter's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (TWTR)

Shauna O'Brien Feb 06, 2015

Inside TWTR’s Results

The company reported a net loss of $125.4 million, or 20 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $511.5 million, or $1.41 per share, last year. Excluding special items, earnings were $79.3 million, or 12 cents per share, up from $9.8 million, or 2 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expected to see adjusted EPS of 6 cents.

Revenue surged 97% to $479.08 million from $242.68 million last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $453.14 million.

Looking ahead to the first quarter, TWTR expects to see revenue between $440 million and $450 million. For the full year, revenue is expected to be between $2.30 billion and $2.35 billion. Analysts expect to see Q1 revenue of $449.68 million and $2.3 billion for the year.

Revenue Growth in the Spotlight

From a valuation standpoint, Twitter is growing at about 90x 2015 earnings estimates, which is a decent valuation considering its revenue growth. This stock is ideal for more aggressive investors who are willing to take on risk.

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