Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 1,230 shares of Amazon.com stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,506.94, for a total transaction of $1,853,536.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Shares of AMZN stock traded up $21.27 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $1,516.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,708,572 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,431,982. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The firm has a market cap of $739.46 billion, a PE ratio of 333.35, a P/E/G ratio of 2.89 and a beta of 1.70. Amazon.com, Inc. has a one year low of $1,124.74 and a one year high of $2,050.50.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The e-commerce giant reported $5.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.29 by $2.46. The firm had revenue of $56.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $57.05 billion. Amazon.com had a net margin of 4.03% and a return on equity of 24.35%. On average, equities analysts predict that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 19.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on AMZN shares. Nomura reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of Amazon.com from $2,000.00 to $2,100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Wednesday. Macquarie reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Finally, Loop Capital boosted their price target on shares of Amazon.com to $2,200.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $2,085.14.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. CLS Investments LLC raised its holdings in Amazon.com by 1,225.0% in the 3rd quarter. CLS Investments LLC now owns 53 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 49 shares during the last quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY bought a new position in Amazon.com in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $110,000. Taylor Hoffman Wealth Management raised its holdings in Amazon.com by 192.3% in the 3rd quarter. Taylor Hoffman Wealth Management now owns 76 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $152,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Lee Financial Co raised its holdings in Amazon.com by 154.3% in the 1st quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 89 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 54 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Lucia Wealth Services LLC raised its holdings in Amazon.com by 50.0% in the 2nd quarter. Lucia Wealth Services LLC now owns 90 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 30 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 56.12% of the company’s stock.

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About Amazon.com

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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