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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), currently valued at $182.54B, started trading this morning at $394.58.
Today, shares have traded between $393.80 and $398.83 per share with the price of the stock fluctuating between $245.75 to $405.63 over the last 52 weeks.
Priced at 538.86x this year’s forecasted earnings, AMZN shares are relatively expensive compared to the industry’s 28.34x forward p/e ratio.
In a review of the consensus earnings estimate this quarter, 37 sell-side analysts are looking at $0.66 per share, which would be $0.45 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.08 sequential decrease. The full-year EPS estimate is $0.73, which would be a $0.82 better than last year.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $26.03 Billion. If reported, that would be a 22.38% increase over the year-ago quarter.
More recently, Standpoint Research Initiated AMZN at Sell (Oct 28, 2013). Previously, UBS upgraded AMZN from Neutral to Buy.
When considering if the stock is under or overvalued, the average price target is $407.97, which is 3.39% above where the stock opened this morning.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. It operates retail Websites, such as amazon.com and amazon.ca, which include merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.
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