With Twitter facing a steady stream of downgrades ahead of its first earnings report as a public company, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday the micro-blogging site has become a stock that market professionals love to hate.
"This company is becoming a hated company by analysts," Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street." "I find it amazing. A sell? How about a hold?"
Cowen and Co. became the latest investment firm to pile on Twitter, initiating coverage on the stock with an under-perform rating. Since its early November IPO, the social media stock has been on a wild ride, rising 40 percent in mid-December to a high of $74.73 per share on Dec. 26, then sharply dropping below $60 by Thursday. This week, Morgan Stanley and Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded Twitter to a "sell" rating.
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