Traders bought shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $4,917.37 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $4,535.60 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $381.77 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Amazon.com had the highest net in-flow for the day. Amazon.com traded down ($10.90) for the day and closed at $1,339.60

Several equities research analysts have commented on AMZN shares. DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded Amazon.com from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1,250.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $1,400.00 price objective (up from $1,250.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Vetr upgraded Amazon.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $1,414.91 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group boosted their price objective on Amazon.com from $1,450.00 to $1,750.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, forty-eight have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $1,436.97.

The firm has a market capitalization of $645,520.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 217.12, a P/E/G ratio of 6.23 and a beta of 1.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 1.04.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The e-commerce giant reported $2.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.85 by $0.31. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 9.23% and a net margin of 1.71%. The firm had revenue of $60.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $59.85 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.54 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 38.2% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 8.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Amazon.com news, Chief Executive Officer of Worldwide Consumer Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 2,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,160.34, for a total value of $3,248,952.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,603,400. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Shelley Reynolds sold 544 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,126.27, for a total value of $612,690.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 9,368 shares of company stock worth $10,726,970. 17.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in AMZN. Venturi Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.3% during the second quarter. Venturi Wealth Management LLC now owns 632 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $612,000 after acquiring an additional 2 shares during the period. Regis Management CO LLC increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.9% during the second quarter. Regis Management CO LLC now owns 231 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $224,000 after acquiring an additional 2 shares during the period. Hall Capital Management Co. Inc. increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.8% during the second quarter. Hall Capital Management Co. Inc. now owns 403 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $390,000 after acquiring an additional 3 shares during the period. Noesis Capital Mangement Corp increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.8% during the second quarter. Noesis Capital Mangement Corp now owns 505 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $489,000 after acquiring an additional 4 shares during the period. Finally, Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 1.9% during the second quarter. Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors LLC now owns 270 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $261,000 after acquiring an additional 5 shares during the period. 59.49% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Amazon.com Company Profile

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. The Company operates through three segments: North America, International and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Company’s products include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.

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