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Twitter CEO’s Family Trust Has Now Sold All of Their #Twitter Stock

Twitter CEO’s Family Trust Has Now Sold All Of Their Twitter Stock

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo’s family trust began unloading their Twitter stock last month, selling 283,460 shares in two separate transactions on November 3rd and November 17th.

On December 5th they sold another 141,730 shares, reducing their investment in Twitter to just 25 percent of their original stake.

Now, they’ve sold it all.

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Twitter CEO’s Family Trust Sells More #Twitter Stock

Twitter CEO’s Family Trust Sells More #Twitter Stock

Last month we reported that Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo’s family trust had sold half of their shares in the company, reducing their investment from 566,920 shares to 283,460.

Now, they’ve unloaded another 141,730 shares from their Twitter portfolio, meaning that they’ve downsized their investment in Twitter to just 25 percent of their original stake.

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Twitter Given ‘Junk’ Rating by S&P

Twitter Given ‘Junk’ Rating by S&P

Back in September Twitter raised $1.8 billion in a convertible note offering that exceeded expectations after higher than anticipated demand.

Impressive stuff. However, that debt has now been scored as “junk” status by U.S. ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, who valued Twitter as below investment grade.

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One Year After Its IPO Twitter Hasn’t Really Gone Anywhere

One Year After Its IPO Twitter Hasn't Really Gone Anywhere

Twitter’s IPO took place exactly one year ago today. Priced at $26 per share, Twitter rallied 73 percent to close at $44.90 on the day, more than delivering on the hype. And there was more to come – just before Christmas 2013, the stock zoomed up to $73.31.

And after that? Nothing.

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Which Apps And Platforms Drive The Most Twitter Shares? [STUDY]

Which Apps And Platforms Drive The Most Twitter Shares? [STUDY]

Which platforms and apps do you use when sharing to Twitter?

If you’re like 85 percent of users, it’s the Twitter.com website that drives the bulk of your shares, ahead of the tweet button (71 percent), Twitter for iPhone (64 percent), Instagram (35 percent) and iOS (30 percent).

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Twitter Stock Rallies After Analyst Upgrade

Twitter Stock Rallies After Analyst Upgrade

Twitter’s (TWTR) stock rallied 11 percent yesterday to close at $33.77 in New York after Nomura Securities upgraded the company to a buy.

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Twitter Stock Falls Heavily After Disappointing User Growth

Twitter Stock Falls Heavily After Disappointing User Growth

Shares in Twitter (TWTR) fell heavily today with the market opening 23 percent lower than yesterday’s closing price after investors expressed concern about slowing user numbers following the company’s first earnings report since its IPO.

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Analysts Downgrade Twitter Stock, While CEO Costolo Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

Analysts Downgrade Twitter Stock, While CEO Costolo Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

Shares in Twitter fell 3.5 percent yesterday after Cantor Fitzgerald cut the company’s rating from “hold” to “sell”, based on what Cantor said were excessive valuations.

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Twitter Enjoys Biggest One-Day Stock Rally Since IPO

Twitter Enjoys Biggest One-Day Stock Rally Since IPO

Twitter (TWTR) enjoyed its biggest single-day rise since its IPO in November, with the stock jumping 9.3 percent to $49.14 yesterday.

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Post IPO, How Many Twitter Employees Are Now Millionaires?

Post IPO, How Many Twitter Employees Are Now Millionaires?

Twitter’s initial public offering (IPO) was, by all accounts, a huge success. The company sold millions of shares at its asking price of $26 dollar a piece and, at the time of writing, has a market capitalisation of $23.96 billion.

Of course, Twitter is still, relatively, a small company, and with that amount of cash being pumped into the firm, a lot of people did rather well. Indeed, by one estimate, some 1,600 Twitter employees are now millionaires or better. That’s the good news. The bad? Collectively, they owe more than two billion dollars in tax.

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