Amazon.com (AMZN) was Reiterated by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 950 from a previous price target of $800 . Morgan Stanley advised their investors in a research report released on Oct 5, 2016.
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 .Amazon.com was Initiated by Guggenheim to “Buy” on Sep 30, 2016. Nomura Resumed Amazon.com on Sep 28, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $950.
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.
Amazon.com closed down -2.71 points or -0.32% at $834.03 with 29,50,314 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $840.91, the shares hit an intraday low of $830.26 and an intraday high of $842.365 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Sep 23, 2016, Andrew R Jassy (CEO Amazon Web Services) sold 14,000 shares at $800.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 17, 2016, Jeffrey A Wilke (CEO Worldwide Consumer) sold 4,890 shares at $768.90 per share price. On Aug 17, 2016, Diego Piacentini (Senior Vice President) sold 5,477 shares at $770.06 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.