Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 1.30% on 12/14/20. The shares fell to a low of $3,126.00 before closing at $3156.97. Intraday shares traded counted 4.11 million, which was 14.25% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 4.79M. AMZN’s previous close was $3116.42 while the outstanding shares total 501.00M. The firm has a beta of 1.21, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 92.45, and a growth ratio of 2.54. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 48.06, with weekly volatility at 2.11% and ATR at 71.13. The AMZN stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $1626.03 and a $3552.25 high.
Investors have identified the Internet Retail company Amazon.com Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $1576.43 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 112.97 billion total, with 101.91 billion as their total liabilities.
AMZN were able to record 10.32 billion as free cash flow during the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by -6.21 billion. In cash movements, the company had a total of 35.63 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, Amazon.com Inc. recorded a total of 96.14 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 27.21% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q3 2020 quarter increasing by 7.52%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 57.11 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 39.04 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 501.00M with the recently reported earning now reading 12.64 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q3 2020 (12.37 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 44.78 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on AMZN sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of AMZN attractive?
In related news, CEO Worldwide Consumer, WILKE JEFFREY A sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 01. The sale was performed at an average price of 3200.59, for a total value of 6,401,175. As the sale deal closes, the CEO Worldwide Consumer, WILKE JEFFREY A now sold 750 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 2,318,360. Also, Director, Huttenlocher Daniel P sold 172 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Nov 20. The shares were price at an average price of 3114.79 per share, with a total market value of 535,744. Following this completion of acquisition, the CEO Amazon Web Services, Jassy Andrew R now holds 1,099 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 3,391,096. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 10.60%.
42 out of 49 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 3 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Amazon.com Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the AMZN stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $3812.78.