[24/7 Wall St.] – Most of the nation’s largest retailers have announced the results of holiday sales. Among the retailers that have not said a thing about how well they did in the past two months is Amazon.com.
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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), with a current market cap of $180.35B, ended trading at $390.98.
Today, shares have traded between $392.13 and $394.42 per share with its 52-week range being $245.75 to $406.89.
AMZN shares are currently priced at 535.59x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s 40.54x forward p/e ratio.
Consensus earnings for the current quarter by the 38 sell-side analysts covering the stock is an estimate of $0.66 per share, which would be $0.45 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.06 sequential decrease. The full-year EPS estimate is $0.73 which would be a $0.82 better than last year’s full-year earnings.
The quarterly earnings estimate is predicated on a consensus revenue forecast of $26.06 Billion. If reported, that would be a 22.52% increase over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, Standpoint Research Initiated AMZN at Sell (Oct 28, 2013). Previously, UBS upgraded AMZN from Neutral to Buy.
The average price target for AMZN shares by the analysts covering the stock is $415.63, which is 6.30% 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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