The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Amazon.com's revenues will expand 22.5% and EPS will wither -50.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $15.72 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.08.
Last quarter, Amazon.com logged revenue of $16.07 billion. GAAP reported sales were 22% higher than the prior-year quarter's $13.19 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.18. GAAP EPS of $0.18 for Q1 were 36% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.28 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 26.6%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 1.1%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.5%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $74.78 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.30.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 5,458 members out of 6,847 rating the stock outperform, and 1,389 members rating it underperform. Among 1,766 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,517 give Amazon.com a green thumbs-up, and 249 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Amazon.com is outperform, with an average price target of $312.83.
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