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Before its IPO Twitter unveils its results

The IPO of Twitter action could take place as of the end of October for a neighbor 1 billion dollars (the IPO price is not yet set). The main beneficiaries will be the founders Evan Williams and Jack Dorsey. The "ticker" four letters of the Twitter action will TWTR.

The prospectus for the introduction which has been made ​​public by the SEC, the U.S. stock market authority, provides much information about the company until fairly quiet on its results. Now he must convince investors that its micro-blogging worth several billion dollars.

The IPO of Twitter action could take place as of the end of October for a neighbor 1 billion dollars (the IPO price is not yet set). The main beneficiaries will be the founders Evan Williams and Jack Dorsey. The "ticker" four letters of the Twitter action will TWTR.

Starting with proof of his audience: 218,300,000 active users per month (MAU Monthly Active Users) are announced, which is a bit disappointing analysts who had forecast 200 million already in December 2012. Reading between the lines we can see that Twitter takes into account the 218 million MAU twittos the assets that create tweets from other applications or sites Twitter. More reassuring is from the mobile in traffic and advertising revenues.

Banks responsible for the introduction must now determine the right price and the right timing. It may be the latter that is most difficult given the economic uncertainties in the U.S., particularly around negotiations on the debt ceiling that the deadline to October 17.

Twitter figures   

Number of active users: more than 100 million / day 218 300 000 / month
75% of Twitter users access from mobile devices
Number of tweets delivered: more than 200 billion per day
Number of tweets created so far: more than 300 billion
2012 sales: 316 million dollars 53 million outside the U.S.
Turnover 2013 - 1st half:  253 million dollars of which 62.8 million outside the U.S.


65% of advertising sales is related to mobile
Losses in 2012: 79.4 million (25.1% of sales)
Losses in 2013 - first half: 69.3 million dollars (27.4% of sales)
Cumulative losses since inception: 418.6 million dollars
Employees: 2,000 people
Current major shareholders: 12% Evan Williams, Peter Fenton 6.7%, 4.9% Jack Dorsey, Dick Costolo 1.6%, Rizvi Traverse, Spark Capital, Benchmark Capital, Union Square Ventures, DST Global.

Before its IPO Twitter unveils its results Before its IPO Twitter unveils its results مراجعة من قبل Steven Raiss في 6:05 AM تصنيف: 5