Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at UBS in a research note issued on Friday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports.

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Amazon.com from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Mizuho reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,250.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Monday, August 7th. Needham & Company LLC set a $1,150.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Independent Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, MKM Partners reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,275.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $1,207.37.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ AMZN) traded up $15.48 on Friday, reaching $1,176.75. 4,509,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,572,192. The firm has a market capitalization of $567,040.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 302.94, a PEG ratio of 14.95 and a beta of 1.45. Amazon.com has a 52-week low of $736.70 and a 52-week high of $1,213.41. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.09 by ($0.57). The business had revenue of $43.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $42.26 billion. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 8.67% and a net margin of 1.20%. The business’s revenue was up 33.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Amazon.com will post 4.24 EPS for the current year.

In other news, VP Shelley Reynolds sold 544 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,126.27, for a total value of $612,690.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 835 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,202.74, for a total transaction of $1,004,287.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,114 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,583,692.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 399,538 shares of company stock worth $441,142,749. Insiders own 17.00% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% during the third quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 278 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $233,000 after purchasing an additional 1 shares during the period. Leavell Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc. now owns 394 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $381,000 after buying an additional 1 shares during the last quarter. SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC now owns 272 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $263,000 after buying an additional 1 shares during the last quarter. Cadence Bank NA grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Cadence Bank NA now owns 497 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $355,000 after buying an additional 2 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV grew its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV now owns 365 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $261,000 after buying an additional 2 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.70% of the company’s stock.

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Amazon.com Company Profile

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. The Company operates through three segments: North America, International and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Company’s products include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.

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