Traders sold shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $2,231.54 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $2,366.79 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $135.25 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Amazon.com had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Amazon.com traded up $48.14 for the day and closed at $1,987.15

AMZN has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Amazon.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 27th. Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Tuesday, July 17th. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating and set a $1,870.00 price objective on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Friday, July 27th. Cowen lifted their price objective on Amazon.com from $2,000.00 to $2,100.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 13th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Friday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $1,976.73.

The company has a quick ratio of 0.78, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $969.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 440.16, a PEG ratio of 4.14 and a beta of 1.60.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 26th. The e-commerce giant reported $5.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.49 by $2.58. The firm had revenue of $52.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $53.37 billion. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 18.47% and a net margin of 3.02%. The company’s revenue was up 39.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.40 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 17.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Judith A. Mcgrath sold 500 shares of Amazon.com stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,905.00, for a total value of $952,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 2,000 shares of Amazon.com stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,004.25, for a total value of $4,008,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $20,042,500. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 23,308 shares of company stock valued at $43,942,058. Corporate insiders own 16.30% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Marcus Capital LLC grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Marcus Capital LLC now owns 1,171 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $1,990,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the period. Winthrop Advisory Group LLC grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter. Winthrop Advisory Group LLC now owns 744 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $1,265,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the period. AMI Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 17.6% during the 2nd quarter. AMI Investment Management Inc. now owns 180 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $306,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the period. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 943 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $1,603,000 after buying an additional 28 shares during the period. Finally, Beaton Management Co. Inc. grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Beaton Management Co. Inc. now owns 1,024 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $1,740,000 after purchasing an additional 28 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.41% of the company’s stock.

Amazon.com Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk.

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