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What The Whisper Number Indicates For Twitter's Earnings Today

Twitter (TWTR) is expected to report earnings on Thursday, February 5th. The whisper number is $0.08, two cents ahead of the analysts' estimate and showing some confidence from the WhisperNumber community. Whispers range from a low of $0.05 to a high of $0.10. Twitter has a 75% positive surprise history (having topped the whisper in 3 of the 4 earnings reports available since going public). The first earnings report to fall short of the whisper number came last quarter.

Earnings history:

- Beat whisper: 3 qtrs
- Met whisper: 0 qtrs
- Missed whisper: 1 qtrs

Our primary focus is on post earnings price movement. Knowing how likely a stock's price will move following an earnings report can help you determine the best action to take (long or short). In other words, we analyze what happens when the company beats or misses the whisper number expectation.

The table below indicates… Read More …