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Twilio Inc. (TWLO) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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Twilio Inc. (TWLO - Free Report) closed at $92.49 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.74% move from the prior day. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.22%. At the same time, the Dow lost 0.11%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.25%.

Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had gained 22.06% over the past month. This has outpaced the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 1.37% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.57% in that time.

TWLO will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, which is expected to be February 12, 2019. In that report, analysts expect TWLO to post earnings of $0.04 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 233.33%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $184.34 million, up 59.96% from the year-ago period.

For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $0.10 per share and revenue of $625.73 million, which would represent changes of +152.63% and +56.82%, respectively, from the prior year.

Any recent changes to analyst estimates for TWLO should also be noted by investors. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 10.21% higher. TWLO currently has a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy).

Looking at its valuation, TWLO is holding a Forward P/E ratio of 890.69. Its industry sports an average Forward P/E of 54.42, so we one might conclude that TWLO is trading at a premium comparatively.

We can also see that TWLO currently has a PEG ratio of 98.97. The PEG ratio is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but this metric also takes the company's expected earnings growth rate into account. TWLO's industry had an average PEG ratio of 3.11 as of yesterday's close.

The Internet - Software industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 29, which puts it in the top 11% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

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