If Amazon.com were simply the largest U.S. online retailer (by a wide margin), it would be a worthy investment based on its volume of sales and its ability to find new ways to get customers to spend more (see: Amazon Prime). But there are many more ways for this behemoth to win. From cloud computing to drones to artificial intelligence, Amazon is placing sizable bets in many cutting-edge industries, any of which could add substantially to the bottom line over time.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about Amazon.
Current Price: $852.19
Prev Close: $855.61
Open: $857.57
Bid: $851.38
Ask: $852.00
Day's Range: $848.00 - $860.86
52wk Range: $533.15 - $860.86
Volume: 3,459,423
Avg Vol 3,617,051
Market Cap: $407B
P/E (ttm): 174.61
EPS (ttm): $4.90
Div & Yield: $0.00 (0.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Amazon.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
6966 Outperform
1371 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
2026 Outperform
153 Underperform

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You pick for Amazon is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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Jeff Bezos, CEO

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for Amazon.

If Amazon.com were simply the largest U.S. online retailer (by a wide margin), it would be a worthy investment based on its volume of sales and its ability to find new ways to get customers to spend more (see: Amazon Prime). But there are many more ways for this behemoth to win. From cloud computing to drones to artificial intelligence, Amazon is placing sizable bets in many cutting-edge industries, any of which could add substantially to the bottom line over time.

  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Retail