Amazon.com Inc. [NASDAQ: AMZN] gained 1.20% or 41.07 points to close at $3458.50 with a heavy trading volume of 4563248 shares. The company report on April 29, 2021 that The Walt Disney Company Uses AWS to Support the Global Expansion of Disney+.
With AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, The Walt Disney Company leverages AWS’s proven global infrastructure to improve performance and reliability for Disney+ as the streaming service continues to scale globally.
, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), unveiled that The Walt Disney Company is leveraging AWS for the global rollout of Disney+, one of the largest online streaming video services in the world. The Walt Disney Company relies on AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider to support the explosive growth of Disney+, which quickly surpassed 100 million subscribers only 16 months after launch in November 2019. Leveraging AWS’s fault-tolerant, highly performant infrastructure, The Walt Disney Company has been able to rapidly expand Disney+ to 59 countries across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
It opened the trading session at $3,434.80, the shares rose to $3,489.88 and dropped to $3,425.00, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for AMZN points out that the company has recorded 7.84% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -53.28% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 3.47M shares, AMZN reached to a volume of 4563248 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AMZN shares is $3988.53 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AMZN stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Amazon.com Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 16, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Evercore ISI raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on April 06, 2021, representing the official price target for Amazon.com Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $3720, while Wolfe Research analysts kept a Outperform rating on AMZN stock. On February 03, 2021, analysts increased their price target for AMZN shares from 3900 to 4000.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Amazon.com Inc. is set at 66.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for AMZN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.47. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 18.51, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 169.03. Price to Free Cash Flow for AMZN in the course of the last twelve months was 66.61 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
Trading performance analysis for AMZN stock
Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.87. With this latest performance, AMZN shares gained by 12.44% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.84% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 49.45% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AMZN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 66.37, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.89, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.14 for Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3,191.98, while it was recorded at 3,386.97 for the last single week of trading, and 3,192.51 for the last 200 days.
Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.91 and a Gross Margin at +39.57. Amazon.com Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.53.
Return on Total Capital for AMZN is now 13.69, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 14.08. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 27.44, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.81. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 107.60. Additionally, AMZN Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 51.83, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 31.29. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 90.35, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.52.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN] managed to generate an average of $16,434 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 17.24 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.41.Amazon.com Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Amazon.com Inc. posted 5.01/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 6.25/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -19.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AMZN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Amazon.com Inc. go to 38.37%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Amazon.com Inc. [AMZN]
There are presently around $1,003,032 million, or 59.00% of AMZN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AMZN stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 32,435,650, which is approximately -1.062% of the company’s market cap and around 10.60% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 27,524,749 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $95.19 billion in AMZN stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $55.18 billion in AMZN stock with ownership of nearly -2.389% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Amazon.com Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 2,083 institutional holders increased their position in Amazon.com Inc. [NASDAQ:AMZN] by around 11,441,435 shares. Additionally, 1,359 investors decreased positions by around 8,861,578 shares, while 338 investors held positions by with 269,716,437 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 290,019,450 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AMZN stock had 364 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,946,083 shares, while 102 institutional investors sold positions of 385,366 shares during the same period.