Twilio stock: buy or sell

TWLO stock price: $299.40 6.54% At close on May 14th, 2021

Updated on:
May 17th, 2021


Twilio stock brief

  • Twilio closed last Friday at $299.40 after skyrocketing a 6.54%.
  • Morgan Stanley posted a bullish rating for Twilio last Friday, targeting $420.00
  • Twilio posted its earnings report on May 5

Should I buy Twilio stock?

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Is $TWLO stock a buy?

In the current situation of Twilio there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $TWLO will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Twilio stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. In the same way as when we have to buy shares, deciding when is the best time to sell is not a fickle decision, and we must use our own trading strategy. When selling, as well as buying, detailed strategies are very easy to use but are only valid for selling shares you already own, not for shorting Twilio stock

A golden rule is that you should never hold a trading operation that leads to losses greater than those expected upon purchase. When to sell your stock should always be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Twilio stock?

In the current situation of Twilio there is not any eligible sell setup, so Twilio stock holders with operations in green can keep their positions

Twilio ratings

In the last 30 days, 4 brokerage ratings were published for Twilio. General sentiment is bullish, with 4 out of 4 posting positive forecasts

Twilio analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Apr 20th, 2021
Bank of America Strong buy
Apr 26th, 2021
Bank of America Strong buy
May 6th, 2021
Mizuho Strong buy
May 14th, 2021
Morgan Stanley Buy

Twilio stock analysis

SMAs overview

TWLO stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $306.04 (2.22% above)
  • R2: $311.44 (4.02% above)
  • R3: $326.11 (8.92% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $288.81 (-3.54% below)
  • S2: $283.34 (-5.36% below)
  • S3: $275.60 (-7.95% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price broke down the lower band last Thursday, the price has bounced off by 8.64%

    TWLO stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    After breaking down the line of 30 yesterday, bounced off above with a value of 36.89. This is a strength signal for the Twilio shares

    TWLO stock RSI chart

    Twilio stock price history

    Twilio started trading on Jun 23rd, 2016 at $23.99 per share1. Since then, TWLO stock surged by 1,148.02%, with an average of 287.01% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on the IPO would be valued $12,480.20 nowadays.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    TWLO stock price history chart

    Price target for Twilio stock

    Nobody can predict how much a share will be priced in the future. However, many stock price predictions are issued every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price predictions released by brokerage institutions in the last month. If you are a small investor you shouldn't buy or sell based on these projections.

    The average price target for Twilio stock calculated from the table below is $410.00. That is a 36.94% than the last price ($299.40).

    Twilio stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Apr 20th, 2021
    Bank of America Not available
    Apr 26th, 2021
    Bank of America Not available
    May 6th, 2021
    Mizuho $475.00$400.00
    May 14th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $500.00$420.00

    Earnings and financials

    Twilio ($TWLO) had the shareholders call and presented the report on May 5. Twilio reported earnings of $0.05 per share on sales of $590.0 million. The consensus earnings estimate was $-0.10 per share on revenue of $534.9 million.

    Same quarter last year, reported EPS was $0.06, so recently posted EPS means a drop of -16.67%. Looking at revenue, figures skyrocketed a 61.70% compared to $3.6B same quarter last year.

    Twilio ($TWLO) presents Q2 financial report next August. Estimated for this quarter is $-0.13, compared to $0.05 that was reported for Q1.

    Twilio performance

    TWLO performance compared
    Twilio ($TWLO) -23.40% -31.00% 6.70%

    Please read:
    The viewpoints written in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this text does not have any knowledge of the particular circumstances of the reader, his or her own financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Viewpoints are provided for educative purposes only

    Twilio summary

    Friday, May 14th, 2021
    Day range$283.54 - $299.65
    Previous close$281.02
    Session gain6.54%
    Average true range$26.27
    50d mov avg$352.94
    100d mov avg$367.47
    200d mov avg$323.88
    Earnings dateAugust 3rd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Twilio stock symbol?

    Twilio Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the TWLO symbol

    Is Twilio stock a buy or sell?

    Twilio received 4 ratings in the last 30 days: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will TWLO go up?

    Twilio had different price forecasts published by analysts in the last 4 weeks setting the target price to $410.00. That is a 36.94% than the last price ($299.40).