Links: 2013-11-04

Twitter's outlook for long-term profitability still looks questionable - Telegraph
"To value Twitter at $11.1bn (£6.9bn) despite the company never making a profit looks like madness, but there is some method behind that number. Companies that have yet to make a profit are valued on a multiple of their revenue.The social networking company is expected to make $583m in 2013, and just shy of $1bn in revenue for 2014. That means the valuation is a multiple of 11 times projected revenue. Facebook went public at a value of $100 billion – 20 times its 2012 revenue – while LinkedIn launched at an even higher multiple. "
Investors backing Twitter to double in value on float day - Telegraph
"Retail investors have bet millions of pounds that Twitter's market valuation doubles after the first day o...


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