What do Analysts Say about: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)


Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) will report its next earnings on Jan 26 – Jan 30 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.52/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.78/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.26/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -33.3%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Amazon.com, Inc. and for the current quarter 36 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.37/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.36/share and a High Estimate of $1.86/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 35 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Amazon.com, Inc. as 44.71 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Amazon.com, Inc. is 43.56 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 46.01 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 35.75 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AMZN to be 37%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 61.7%. For the next 5 years, Amazon.com, Inc. is expecting Growth of 32.4% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 32.19% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Amazon.com, Inc., where 13 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 28 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 42 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Amazon.com, Inc. might touch $1250 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $929 and $510 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Amazon.com, Inc. got Initiated on 30-Sep-16 where investment firm Guggenheim Initiated the stock to Buy.

Amazon.com, Inc. closed its last trading session at $772.13 with the loss of -0.9%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 366.32 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $847.21 and 52-week low of $474. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.25% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.12% and 4.49% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.76 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.16 million. Amazon.com, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 175.29 and Forward P/E ratio of 84.97.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 13.5%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 5.9%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Amazon.com, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.71%, where Monthly Performance is 0.34%, Quarterly performance is -7.71%, 6 Months performance is 6.92% and yearly performance percentage is 11.04%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 13.21%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.37% and Monthly Volatility of 1.58%.