NASDAQ:AMZN - Amazon.com Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1,593.41 -26.03 (-1.61 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 06:14 AM ET)
Previous Close$1,619.44
Today's Range$1,573.12 - $1,614.48
52-Week Range$1,122.55 - $2,050.50
Volume6.07 million shs
Average Volume7.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$779.13 billion
P/E Ratio350.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.7
Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. As of September 4, 2018, Amazon.com, Inc. operated three Amazon Go cashier less convenience stores in Seattle. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including kindle e-readers, fire tablets, fire TVs, and echo devices; and provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online service that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, it offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites, as well as their own branded Websites; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, the company provides compute, storage, database, and other AWS services, as well as fulfillment, publishing, digital content subscriptions, advertising, and co-branded credit card agreement services. Additionally, it offers Amazon Prime, a membership program, which provides free shipping of various items; access to unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes; and other services. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, and content creators. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Catalog & mail-order houses
Sub-IndustryInternet Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMZN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP02313510
Phone206-266-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63
Current Ratio1.08
Quick Ratio0.80

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio350.20
Forward P/E Ratio82.26
P/E Growth3.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$177.87 billion
Price / Sales4.38
Cash Flow$28.4741 per share
Price / Cash55.96
Book Value$57.50 per share
Price / Book27.71

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.55
Net Income$3.03 billion
Net Margins4.03%
Return on Equity24.35%
Return on Assets6.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees566,000
Outstanding Shares488,970,000
Market Cap$779.13 billion
OptionableOptionable

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amazon.com's stock symbol?

Amazon.com trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMZN."

How were Amazon.com's earnings last quarter?

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The e-commerce giant reported $5.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.29 by $2.46. The e-commerce giant had revenue of $56.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $57.05 billion. Amazon.com had a net margin of 4.03% and a return on equity of 24.35%. View Amazon.com's Earnings History.

When is Amazon.com's next earnings date?

Amazon.com is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Amazon.com.

What guidance has Amazon.com issued on next quarter's earnings?

Amazon.com issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $66.5-72.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $73.89 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMZN?

47 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Amazon.com's shares. Their predictions range from $1,436.22 to $2,525.00. On average, they expect Amazon.com's share price to reach $2,105.6723 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Amazon.com.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Amazon.com?

47 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Amazon.com in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 46 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Amazon.com.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Amazon.com stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Amazon.com stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Amazon reported third-quarter results wherein both earnings and revenues improved significantly year over year driven by strengthening retail position. The company’s expanding physical presence and strengthening Prime program aided its momentum in the retail sector. Moreover, the rapid expansion of grocery services via Prime was a major positive throughout the quarter. Further, expanding customer base of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its cloud offerings contributed well to the top-line growth during the reported quarter. Additionally, the improving Alexa features and the growing number of device compatible with it are expected to aid the company’s presence in the virtual assistant market. Notably, the stock has outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. However, intensifying competition in the cloud computing market is a significant headwind. Also, heavy investment in fulfillment centers remains a concern." (11/12/2018)
  • 2. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We expect the shares will be rattled by the shortfall, even if 4Q guidance is likely highly conservative, but believe the transition from growth to value is still a ways away. We expect the naysayers to harp on the continued deceleration of paid unit growth, down again from 17% last quarter to 15% in 3Q, as well as the reduced growth in square foot FC expansion to 15% for the year, implying an excess capacity situation. We suspect Amazon effectively overbuilt in 2016/2017 to ensure they didn’t face a repeat of capacity restraints, while efficiency improvements should simply help drop more dollars to the bottom line rather than indicate an incremental unit slowdown." (10/26/2018)
  • 3. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We remain confident that AWS revenue can grow to $46B by 2020 based on current cloud momentum and new products. We also tracked a 31% y/ y upswing in AWS job postings in 3Q18 compared to 32% last year. Continued growth in job openings could support the future growth trajectory. We will also be at AWS’s annual re:Invent conference on Nov. 26-30 looking for continued product innovation and announcements." (10/22/2018)
  • 4. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We are adding and removing Alibaba. We are making this change given near-term optimism for Amazon and an increasingly uncertain China macro environment." (10/12/2018)

Has Amazon.com been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AMZN stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Amazon.com earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the e-commerce giant a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Amazon.com's key competitors?

Who are Amazon.com's key executives?

Amazon.com's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Bezos, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Brian T. Olsavsky, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Blackburn, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Wilke, Chief Exec. Officer of Worldwide Consumer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Jassy, Chief Exec. Officer of Amazon Web Services (Age 50)

Who are Amazon.com's major shareholders?

Amazon.com's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.22%), FMR LLC (3.59%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.24%), Capital World Investors (1.04%), Capital International Investors (0.93%) and Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.93%). Company insiders that own Amazon.com stock include Andrew R Jassy, Brian T Olsavsky, David Zapolsky, Jeffrey A Wilke, Jeffrey M Blackburn, Jeffrey P Bezos, Judith A Mcgrath, Patricia Q Stonesifer, Shelley Reynolds, Thomas O Ryder and Tom A Alberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Amazon.com.

Which major investors are selling Amazon.com stock?

AMZN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Capital Research Global Investors, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Private Advisor Group LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Amazon.com company stock in the last year include Andrew R Jassy, Brian T Olsavsky, David Zapolsky, Jeffrey A Wilke, Jeffrey M Blackburn, Jeffrey P Bezos, Judith A Mcgrath, Patricia Q Stonesifer, Shelley Reynolds, Thomas O Ryder and Tom A Alberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amazon.com.

Which major investors are buying Amazon.com stock?

AMZN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Amazon.com.

How do I buy shares of Amazon.com?

Shares of AMZN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Amazon.com's stock price today?

One share of AMZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,593.41.

How big of a company is Amazon.com?

Amazon.com has a market capitalization of $779.13 billion and generates $177.87 billion in revenue each year. The e-commerce giant earns $3.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.55 on an earnings per share basis. Amazon.com employs 566,000 workers across the globe.

What is Amazon.com's official website?

The official website for Amazon.com is http://www.amazon.com.

How can I contact Amazon.com?

Amazon.com's mailing address is 410 TERRY AVENUE NORTH, SEATTLE WA, 98109. The e-commerce giant can be reached via phone at 206-266-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Amazon.com (NASDAQ AMZN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  3,673 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  6,027 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  9,700
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Amazon.com and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMZN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMZN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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