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Twilio (TWLO) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

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Twilio (TWLO - Free Report) closed at $314.61 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.82% move from the prior day. This change lagged the S&P 500's 0.18% loss on the day.

Heading into today, shares of the company had gained 3.64% over the past month, outpacing the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 2.1% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.04% in that time.

TWLO will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$0.14, down 255.56% from the prior-year quarter. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $597.74 million, up 49.12% from the prior-year quarter.

TWLO's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$0.18 per share and revenue of $2.53 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of -178.26% and +43.35%, respectively.

It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for TWLO. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.

Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.

The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 1.29% higher within the past month. TWLO currently has a Zacks Rank of #4 (Sell).

The Internet - Software industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 195, putting it in the bottom 24% of all 250+ industries.

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