Despite beating analysts revenue and earnings expectations in its first quarter as a public company, investors sent Twitter shares down sharply because of poor user growth. The company only added a disappointing 9 million new subscribers in the quarter.
The company reported better-than-expected results, financially. But it only added 9 million monthly active users since the last quarter.
The company has appointed Marjorie Scardino, the former CEO of Pearson, to its formerly all-male board of directors. Scardino has a strong media background, something Twitter was expected to look for in a board candidate.
News volume surrounding Twitter has fallen off a cliff since its IPO debut, marking another metric in which it pales in comparison to Facebook.
Twitter started trading Thursday at nearly double the price it set for its initial public offering. It ended its second day of trading down about 7%.
Jack Dorsey, Dick Costolo, Biz Stone, bored reporters, excited traders, a little girl dressed as a Twitter bird, and Patrick Stewart. And all before 10 a.m.
Twitter finally began trading today, and it’s now worth about $25 billion before options and restricted stock units. So, what is that really worth?
After pricing its IPO at $26, Twitter ended its first trading day at $44.94, up 73%.
Twitter began trading at $45.10, well above its IPO price of $26. Already there was an enormous amount of demand for Twitter’s shares.
Twitter priced its initial public offering at $26 based on strong demand for the stock, even as it increases its price ahead of the IPO. It begins trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker TWTR.
Shares of Twitter will begin trading Thursday. Here’s a breakdown of how the road to its public market debut compares to Facebook’s last year.
Twitter was already planning on filing at a discount, which is a common tactic to test the waters for demand for shares. The new range is between $23 and $25.
Twitter is hitting the road today to make the case for its stock to investors. Here are some of the most important details from the road show.
In a new filing, Twitter revealed that it’s pricing its stock between $17 and $20, raising more than $1 billion.
In an updated S-1, Twitter disclosed the actual ownership of the company for its largest shareholders.
Twitter isn’t for the general public — not yet at least. And it’s becoming an increasing important issue as it heads towards its IPO.
The story of Twitter will be revealed in Nick Bilton’s book, coming out later this year. But, what about the inevitable movie?
As Twitter heads for its public market debut, the company is facing criticism for not having any women on its board. Here are 12 female executives we think would make excellent directors.
Twitter’s three highest paid executives all made at least $6 million in 2012, but none had a salary higher than $200,000.
IT’S HERE! IT’S HERE! Twitter’s S-1 IPO filing has finally landed.
While we’re waiting for Twitter’s S-1 filing to hit, here’s the consensus opinion of the service from Urban Dictionary. Disclaimer: some of them are from the earlier days of Twitter.
Twitter is expected to release its S-1 filing this week. Not all will be revealed, but there’s a lot to dig through.
Charles River Ventures’ stake looks like it’s going to be worth more than $100 million. It’s not $1 billion, but it’s a huge payout for what they put in.
The social network, led by Chief Executive Dick Costolo, made official what technology and financial pundits have been speculating for well over a year: that it will go public. Papers were filed with the SEC and an offering is expected later this year or early in 2014.
Twitter is finally going public. But why would Twitter go public?
Twitter keeps saying it will go public when it is ready. But acquisitions, strategic hires, product changes, and behind-the-scenes maneuvering over the past year make clear that the company will be ready sooner rather than later.