Inc. (AMZN) — Overpriced With Subpar Growth Factors shares moved -32.9% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $158.65 and a low of $81.43. During this time, the stock lagged the S&P 500 index by -27.0%. As of April 2023, the company's 50-day average price is $98.3., Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions through online and physical stores in North America and internationally. The large-cap Consumer Discretionary company has 1,541,000 full time employees and is based in Seattle, WA. has not offered any dividends in the last year.

Increasing Revenues but Narrowing Margins:

2019-12-31 2020-12-31 2021-12-31 2022-12-31
Revenue $280,522,000 $386,064,000 $469,822,000 $513,983,000
Gross Margins 13.8% 13.3% 14.1% 13.2%
Operating Margins 5.2% 5.9% 5.3% 2.4%
Net Income $11,588,000 $21,331,000 $33,364,000 -$2,722,000
Net Margins 4.13% 5.53% 7.1% -0.53%
Earnings Per Share $1.15 $2.09 $3.24 -$0.27
Diluted Shares 10,080,000 10,200,000 10,300,000 10,258,000
Free Cash Flow $21,653,000 $25,924,000 -$14,726,000 -$16,893,000
Capital Expenditures -$16,861,000 -$40,140,000 -$61,053,000 -$63,645,000
Net Current Assets -$66,854,000 -$95,058,000 -$120,724,000 -$169,841,000
Current Ratio 1.1 1.05 1.14 0.94
Long Term Debt $23,414,000 $31,816,000 $48,744,000 $67,150,000
Net Debt / EBITDA 1.32 0.84 1.09 2.31 has negative earnings for the current period, so its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is not meaningful. But based on its EPS guidance of $2.51, the company has a forward P/E ratio of 41.1. In contrast, the Consumer Discretionary sector's average P/E ratio is 22.33.Furthermore, is likely overvalued in terms of its book value, since its P/B ratio is 7.2 compared to its sector average of 3.12. Has an Average Rating of Buy:

45 analysts are following and have set target prices ranging from $90.0 to $156.5 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At the current price of $98.3, AMZN is trading -26.2% away from its average analyst target price of $133.14 per share, implying an analyst consensus of strong upside potential for the stock. The company has a very low short interest since 0.7% of the company's shares are tied to short positions. Institutions own 60.4% of's shares, while the insider ownership rate stands at 9.73%. which is a large amount of insider shareholders. The company's biggest shareholder is the Vanguard Group, Inc. with a 7% stake in the company worth $73,407,300,805.

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