Advisory Services Network Lowers stake in Amazon.com (AMZN)

Amazon.com (AMZN) : Advisory Services Network reduced its stake in Amazon.com by 2.21% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 8,464 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $7,104,936 after selling 191 shares in Amazon.com , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016.Amazon.com makes up approximately 1.35% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Simplex Trading added AMZN to its portfolio by purchasing 6,680 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $5,607,392. Amazon.com makes up approx 0.73% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.Independent Portfolio Consultants reduced its stake in AMZN by selling 300 shares or 5.83% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,842 shares of AMZN which is valued at $4,088,391. Amazon.com makes up approx 1.29% of Independent Portfolio Consultants’s portfolio.First American Trust Fsb reduced its stake in AMZN by selling 441 shares or 4.44% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,481 shares of AMZN which is valued at $8,005,377. Amazon.com makes up approx 2.51% of First American Trust Fsb’s portfolio.Burns J W Co Incny boosted its stake in AMZN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 273 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,634 shares of Amazon.com which is valued at $2,224,044. Amazon.com makes up approx 0.69% of Burns J W Co Incny’s portfolio.

Amazon.com closed down -2.23 points or -0.26% at $839.43 with 24,26,228 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $845.79, the shares hit an intraday low of $837.45 and an intraday high of $845.95 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.

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 SunTrust on Oct 5, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 850 from a previous price target of $800 .Company shares were Reiterated by Morgan Stanley on Oct 5, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 950 from a previous price target of $800 .Amazon.com was Initiated by Guggenheim to “Buy” on Sep 30, 2016.

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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