What Amazon.com Investors Should Keep in Mind

Join us for a quick overview of Amazon.com, a Specialty Retail company whose shares moved -0.2% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Amazon.com has moved 80.9% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 24.0%

  • AMZN has an average analyst rating of buy and is -4.28% away from its mean target price of $160.66 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $1.91

  • Amazon.com has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 80.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.27 and its forward P/E ratio is 47.0

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 8.68 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Amazon.com is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.96 and an average P/B of 4.24

  • AMZN has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 235.7% and gross profit margins of 0.5%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $36.39 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions through online and physical stores in North America and internationally. It operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company's products offered through its stores include merchandise and content purchased for resale; and products offered by third-party sellers. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TVs, Rings, Blink, eero, and Echo; and develops and produces media content. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products in its stores; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, Twitch streamers, skill and app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it provides compute, storage, database, analytics, machine learning, and other services, as well as fulfillment, advertising, and digital content subscriptions. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, a membership program. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, content creators, and advertisers. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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