TWTR Twitter

Twitter, Inc. is the best and fastest place to see what's happening and what people are talking about all around the world. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, from big events to everyday interests. If it's happening anywhere, it's happening first on Twitter. Twitter is where the full story unfolds with all the live commentary and where live events come to life unlike anywhere else. Twitter is available in more than 40 languages around the world. The service can be accessed at, on a variety of mobile devices and via SMS.

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Jack Dorsey
Fiscal year end
Former names
Twitter Inc
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17 Feb 21
27 Feb 21
31 Dec 21
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Financial data from Twitter earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 2.01B 2.01B 2.01B 2.01B 2.01B 2.01B
Cash burn (monthly) 70.83M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 139.28M n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining 1.87B n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) 26.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
22 Feb 21 Michael Montano Common Stock Sell Dispose S No Yes 71.59 2,250 161.08K 641,873
17 Feb 21 Dorsey Jack Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M Yes No 3.115 448,297 1.4M 18,042,428
17 Feb 21 Dorsey Jack Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M No No 3.115 448,297 1.4M 0
16 Feb 21 Vijaya Gadde Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes Yes 72.03 14,940 1.08M 760,458
9 Feb 21 Ned D. Segal Common Stock Sell Dispose S No No 58.75 7,000 411.25K 614,348
5 Feb 21 Kaiden Robert Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes Yes 57.31 393 22.52K 124,820
5 Feb 21 Kaiden Robert Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes Yes 56.5707 5,224 295.53K 125,213
5 Feb 21 Kaiden Robert Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes Yes 55.7314 6,415 357.52K 130,437
74.3% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 867 789 +9.9%
Opened positions 176 155 +13.5%
Closed positions 98 105 -6.7%
Increased positions 277 209 +32.5%
Reduced positions 274 286 -4.2%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 32.05B 25.75B +24.4%
Total shares 592.81M 578.89M +2.4%
Total puts 34.73M 26.91M +29.1%
Total calls 26.79M 28.25M -5.2%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 1.0 +36.2%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 83.11M $4.5B +2.5%
MS Morgan Stanley 68.12M $3.69B +13.5%
BLK Blackrock 53.09M $2.87B -8.6%
STT State Street 35.79M $1.94B +0.3%
Clearbridge Advisors 20.75M $1.12B -8.9%
Aristotle Capital Management 17.72M $955.01M +5.3%
Geode Capital Management 12.87M $695.37M +2.5%
NTRS Northern Trust 11.94M $646.43M +0.2%
Capital World Investors 11.58M $626.99M +61.8%
CS Credit Suisse 10.12M $547.93M -0.4%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
MS Morgan Stanley 68.12M +8.1M +13.5%
Wellington Management 9.53M +8.09M +562.7%
BLK Blackrock 53.09M -4.97M -8.6%
Capital World Investors 11.58M +4.42M +61.8%
Citadel Advisors 4.42M +3.78M +594.3%
Eagle Asset Management 0 -3.17M EXIT
BCS Barclays 5.21M +2.95M +130.6%
Point72 Asset Management 3.34M +2.66M +389.0%
Nuveen Asset Management 8.68M -2.6M -23.0%
Jericho Capital Asset Management 0 -2.26M EXIT

Financial report summary

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted and harmed, and may continue to disrupt and harm, our business, financial condition and operating results. We are unable to predict the extent to which the pandemic and related impacts will continue to adversely impact our business, financial condition and operating results and the achievement of our strategic objectives.
  • If we fail to increase our mDAU, ad engagement or other general engagement on our platform, our revenue, business and operating results may be harmed.
  • We generate the substantial majority of our revenue from advertising. The loss of advertising revenue could harm our business.
  • If we are unable to compete effectively for people to use our platform, and for content and data partners, our business and operating results could be harmed.
  • If we are unable to compete effectively for advertising spend, our business and operating results could be harmed.
  • Our prioritization of the long-term health of our service may adversely impact our short-term operating results.
  • Our prioritization of innovations to improve the experience of people using our products and services and performance for advertisers in the long term may adversely impact our short-term operating results and our new or enhanced products, product features or services may fail to increase engagement on our platform or generate revenue.
  • If we are unable to maintain and promote our brand, our business and operating results may be harmed.
  • We depend on highly skilled personnel to grow and operate our business. If we are unable to hire, retain and motivate our personnel, we may not be able to grow effectively.
  • Our products, mDAU growth, and engagement depend upon the availability of a variety of third-party services and systems and the effective interoperation with operating systems, networks, devices, web browsers and standards. We do not control all of these systems and cannot guarantee their availability, and we cannot guarantee that third parties will not take actions that harm our products or profitability.
  • Spam and fake accounts could diminish the experience on our platform, which could damage our reputation and deter people from using our products and services.
  • Our products may contain errors or our security measures may be breached, resulting in the exposure of private information. Our products and services may be subject to attacks that degrade or deny the ability of people to access our products and services. These issues may result in the perception that our products and services are not secure, and people on Twitter and advertisers may curtail or stop using our products and services and our business and operating results could be harmed.
  • Our international operations are subject to increased challenges and risks.
  • We have incurred significant operating losses in the past, and we may not be able to maintain profitability or accurately predict fluctuations in our operating results from quarter to quarter.
  • We rely on assumptions and estimates to calculate certain of our key metrics, and real or perceived inaccuracies in such metrics may harm our reputation and negatively affect our business.
  • Our business is subject to the risks of earthquakes, fire, power outages, floods and other catastrophic events, and to interruption by man-made problems such as terrorism.
  • Our business and operating results may be harmed by our failure to timely and effectively scale and adapt our existing technology and infrastructure.
  • Our intellectual property rights are valuable, and any inability to protect them could reduce the value of our products, services and brand.
  • Many of our products and services contain open source software, and we license some of our software through open source projects, which may pose particular risks to our proprietary software, products, and services in a manner that could adversely impact our business.
  • We are currently, and expect to be in the future, party to intellectual property rights claims that are expensive and time consuming to defend, and, if resolved adversely, would adversely impact our business, financial condition and operating results.
  • Our business is subject to complex and evolving U.S. and foreign laws and regulations. These laws and regulations are subject to change and uncertain interpretation, and could result in claims, changes to our business practices, monetary penalties, increased cost of operations or declines in mDAU growth, mDAU engagement or ad engagement, or otherwise harm our business.
  • Regulatory investigations and settlements could cause us to incur additional expenses or change our business practices in a manner material and adverse to our business.
  • We may face lawsuits or incur liability as a result of content published or made available through our products and services.
  • If we fail to maintain an effective system of disclosure controls and internal control over financial reporting, our ability to produce timely and accurate financial statements or comply with applicable regulations could be impaired.
  • Acquisitions, divestitures and investments could disrupt our business and harm our financial condition and operating results.
  • Our debt obligations could adversely affect our financial condition.
  • We may have exposure to greater than anticipated tax liabilities, which could adversely impact our operating results.
  • Our ability to use our net operating loss carryforwards and certain other tax attributes may be limited.
  • If our goodwill or intangible assets become impaired, we may be required to record a significant charge to earnings.
  • Anti-takeover provisions contained in our amended and restated certificate of incorporation and amended and restated bylaws, as well as provisions of Delaware law, could impair a takeover attempt.
  • The market price of our common stock has been and will likely continue to be volatile, and you could lose all or part of your investment.
  • The note hedge and warrant transactions may affect the value of our common stock.
Management Discussion
  • Total revenue was $3.72 billion, an increase of 7%, compared to 2019.
  • •Advertising revenue totaled $3.21 billion, an increase of 7%, compared to 2019.
  • •Data licensing and other revenue totaled $509.0 million, an increase of 9%, compared to 2019.
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