NASDAQ:AMZN - Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1,632.17 -64.03 (-3.77 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 01:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$1,696.20
Today's Range$1,610.25 - $1,681.84
52-Week Range$1,265.93 - $2,050.50
Volume6.41 million shs
Average Volume6.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$798.08 billion
P/E Ratio358.72
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.66, 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,,,,,,,,,,,,, and, Inc. operates three Amazon Go cashier less convenience stores in Seattle. As of November 21, 2018, it operated a pop-up store in Spain, which sells electronic and clothing products. 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

Industry Catalog & mail-order houses
Sub-IndustryInternet Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMZN



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$177.87 billion
Cash Flow$27.4038 per share
Book Value$57.50 per share


Net Income$3.03 billion


Market Cap$798.08 billion
OptionableOptionable (NASDAQ:AMZN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is's stock symbol? trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMZN."

How were's earnings last quarter?, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The e-commerce giant reported $5.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.29 by $2.46. The e-commerce giant earned $56.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $57.05 billion. had a return on equity of 24.35% and a net margin of 4.03%. View's Earnings History.

When is's next earnings date? is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for

What guidance has issued on next quarter's earnings? 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?

45 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for's stock. Their forecasts range from $1,600.00 to $2,525.00. On average, they expect's stock price to reach $2,129.6154 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for

45 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 44 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for

What are Wall Street analysts saying about stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Amazon’s strengthening retail position with the help of its growing global footprint and distribution strength remains its key growth driver. Moreover, robust Prime and its benefits are aiding its retail business. Also, rapid expansion of Prime enabled grocery services and growing physical presence are tailwinds. Further, increasing AWS regions and its growing adoption will continue to aid Amazon’s cloud momentum. Also, rising number of Alexa compatible devices are possitive. The stock has outperformed the industry over a year. Amazon's strong holiday initiatives have boosted its holiday performance. Estimates have been going up ahead of the company’s Q4 earnings release. The company has positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. However, its sales outlook for holiday season is weak due to changes in Indian holiday timing. Also, rising cloud battle and heavy investment in fulfillment centers are headwinds." (1/21/2019)
  • 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)

Has been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AMZN stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the e-commerce giant a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of's key competitors?

Who are's key executives?'s management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Bezos, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brian T. Olsavsky, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Blackburn, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Wilke, Chief Exec. Officer of Worldwide Consumer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Jassy, Chief Exec. Officer of Amazon Web Services (Age 51)

Who are's major shareholders?'s stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.04%), USS Investment Management Ltd (0.03%), WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST (0.02%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own stock include Andrew R Jassy, Brian T Olsavsky, Daniel P Huttenlocher, 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

Which institutional investors are selling stock?

AMZN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, YHB Investment Advisors Inc., Dorsey Wright & Associates and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold company stock in the last year include Andrew R Jassy, Brian T Olsavsky, Daniel P Huttenlocher, 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

Which institutional investors are buying stock?

AMZN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WELLCOME TRUST LTD THE as trustee of the WELLCOME TRUST, DNB Asset Management AS, USS Investment Management Ltd, Hillman Co., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Retirement Systems of Alabama and Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for

How do I buy shares of

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's stock price today?

One share of AMZN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1,632.17.

How big of a company is has a market capitalization of $798.08 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. employs 566,000 workers across the globe.

What is's official website?

The official website for is

How can I contact'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 (NASDAQ AMZN)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  3,726 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  6,061 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  9,787
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about 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 1/23/2019 by Staff

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