Analysts See $1.94 EPS for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

January 10, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Analysts See $1.94 EPS for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 73 investors sold Amazon.com, Inc. shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Martingale Asset Limited Partnership holds 42,300 shares. Roundview Capital Ltd Llc, New Jersey-based fund reported 2,938 shares. Sandy Spring Bank & Trust owns 9,489 shares. 26,600 are held by Ardevora Asset Mgmt Llp. Tru Company Of Vermont stated it has 14,434 shares or 1.38% of all its holdings. Alkeon Cap Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 0.83% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 0.2% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Credit Agricole S A invested 0.82% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Connor Clark Lunn Investment Management Ltd reported 46,985 shares. 732,681 were reported by Hsbc Public Limited Com. Beese Fulmer Investment Management invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Contravisory Inv Mgmt holds 0.04% or 114 shares. Highlander Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.87% or 1,155 shares. 1,242 were reported by Baker Ellis Asset Mngmt Ltd. Ardsley Advisory holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 2,015 shares.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $16.47 million activity. 710 shares valued at $701,045 were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A on Thursday, August 3. 2,077 shares valued at $2.05M were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Tuesday, August 15. Shares for $2.30 million were sold by Zapolsky David on Tuesday, August 15. The insider Olsavsky Brian T sold 2,334 shares worth $2.31M. Jassy Andrew R also sold $1.96 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares.

Analysts expect Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report $1.94 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.40 EPS change or 25.97 % from last quarter’s $1.54 EPS. AMZN’s profit would be $934.83 million giving it 161.43 P/E if the $1.94 EPS is correct. After having $0.52 EPS previously, Amazon.com, Inc.’s analysts see 273.08 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.47% or $5.83 during the last trading session, reaching $1252.7. About 3.66 million shares traded or 4.38% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ratings Coverage

Among 50 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 47 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 244 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, February 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by Benchmark. Canaccord Genuity maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Monday, October 23. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $1200.0 target. Mizuho maintained it with “Buy” rating and $920 target in Friday, October 28 report. Citigroup maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, April 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, August 28. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 12 with “Outperform”. Piper Jaffray reinitiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, January 3 report. Tigress Financial maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 7 report.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company has market cap of $603.64 billion. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services divisions. It has a 319.4 P/E ratio. The firm sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through 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.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Things That Could Slow Down Amazon.com, Inc. Stock” on January 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Amazon’s Mobile Problem” published on January 03, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “No, Amazon.com, Inc. Will Not Buy Target Corporation!” on January 08, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Usnews.com and their article: “Trump’s Loathing of Amazon Won’t Go Away” published on December 29, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Amazon.com, Inc. vs. Google” with publication date: December 18, 2017.

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