New York State Teachers Retirement System buys $544,858,386 stake in Amazon.com (AMZN)

Amazon.com (AMZN) : New York State Teachers Retirement System scooped up 1,157 additional shares in Amazon.com during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 22, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 731,491 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $544,858,386.Amazon.com makes up approximately 1.38% of New York State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Shinko Asset Management Ltd. boosted its stake in AMZN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,477 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,519 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $3,366,022. Amazon.com makes up approx 0.02% of Shinko Asset Management Ltd.’s portfolio.Dorsey Wright Associates reduced its stake in AMZN by selling 566 shares or 15.64% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,052 shares of AMZN which is valued at $2,273,313. Amazon.com makes up approx 1.18% of Dorsey Wright Associates’s portfolio.Capital Investment Advisors boosted its stake in AMZN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 99 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,064 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $3,027,111. Amazon.com makes up approx 0.28% of Capital Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Next Financial Group Inc boosted its stake in AMZN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 203 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,985 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $2,226,243. Amazon.com makes up approx 0.70% of Next Financial Group Inc’s portfolio.

Amazon.com opened for trading at $765 and hit $766 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $758.81, with a gain of 0.82% or 6.2 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 67,77,050 shares. Company has a market cap of $358,028 M.

On the company’s financial health, Amazon.com reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.66 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.12. The company had revenue of $30404.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $29566.97 million. The company’s revenue was up 31.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.19 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Amazon.com. Company shares were Reiterated by Axiom Capital on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 877 from a previous price target of $853 .Company shares were Reiterated by The Benchmark Company on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 950 from a previous price target of $915 .Company shares were Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 825 from a previous price target of $765 .

Amazon.com Inc. (Amazon.com) is an e-commerce company. The Company sells a range of products and services through its Websites. The Company’s products are offered through consumer-facing Websites which include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers. It designs its Websites to enable products to be sold by the Company and by third parties across various product categories. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices including Kindle e-readers Fire tablets Fire TVs Echo and Fire phones. Amazon.com operates in two segments: North America and International. The North America segment focuses on retail sales earned through North America-focused Websites. The International segment focuses on the Company’s operations done through its international Websites. It serves developers and enterprises through Amazon Web Services (AWS). It serves authors and independent publishers with Kindle Direct Publishing.

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