What Amazon.com (AMZN) Investors Need to Know Today

Shares of Large-cap consumer discretionary company Amazon.com moved -1.0 this evening, and are now trading at $147.42 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $161.32.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions through online and physical stores in North America and internationally.

Amazon.com Investors Should Consider This:

  • Amazon.com has moved 68.3% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.74. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Amazon.com's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 8.32

Understanding Amazon.com's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 554,028,000 527,648,000 5 150.0
2022 513,983,000 501,735,000 2 -75.0
2021 469,822,000 444,943,000 8 33.33
2020 386,064,000 363,165,000 6 20.0
2019 280,522,000 265,981,000 5 0.0
2018 232,887,000 220,466,000 5

Over the last 6 years, Amazon.com's operating margins have averaged 5.2%, which is similar to the 5.43% Specialty Retail industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 1570.67%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -0.8%.

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