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: $848.18
Prev Close: $848.06
Open: $848.20
Bid: $848.13
Ask: $848.53
Day's Range: $844.80 - $850.89
52wk Range: $558.10 - $862.80
Volume: 1,106,757
Avg Vol 2,731,446
Market Cap: $405B
P/E (ttm): 173.07
EPS (ttm): $4.90
Div & Yield: $0.00 (0.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about Amazon.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
6990 Outperform
1372 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
2039 Outperform
156 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