Share on StockTwits (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Evercore Partners in a research note issued to investors on Friday, American Banking & Market News reports.

AMZN has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday. Separately, analysts at Pacific Crest raised their price target on shares of from $460.00 to $475.00 in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, January 15th. They now have a $477.00 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, twenty-six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $414.81. (NASDAQ:AMZN) traded down 11.00% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $358.69. 16,181,519 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. has a one year low of $245.75 and a one year high of $408.06. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $395.2 and its 200-day moving average is $341.4. The company has a market cap of $164.2 billion and a P/E ratio of 1460.18. also was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 94,031 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 279% compared to the typical daily volume of 24,791 call options. (NASDAQ:AMZN) last released its earnings data on Thursday, January 30th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $25.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $26.06 billion. On average, analysts predict that will post $2.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year., Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), incorporated on May 28, 1996, serves consumers through its retail websites and focus on selection, price, and convenience.

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