Amazon has been on a buying spree in recent years
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been on a buying spree in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace.
The company has struck more than $20 billion worth of acquisitions and investments since the start of 2017, more than its deal volume in all of the previous 23 years in the online retailer’s history, according to data provider Dealogic. The spree’s biggest was Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Inc. in 2017.
The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the AMZN is 16.10%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the AMZN is 57.40%.
Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that AMZN. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is -0.04%.
Institutional transactions is the amount of a Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the AMZN is 0.83%.
A Services sector firm, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock gained 0.63% on Tuesday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $1934.31 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 2.62 Million. The number of shares AMZN stock currently held by all its shareholders are 495.10 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 412.94. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 4019.35 and AMZN stock value has moved between $1306.97 – 2057.78 in last one year.
The Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s latest earnings date is 7/25/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is 41.10% and the profit margin is 5.00% and the stock has gained 28.78% in 2019 to date.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s monthly stock performance is 14.27%, the quarterly performance is 6.63%, the half year performance is calculated as 28.78%. The yearly performance of AMZN is 13.80%.
The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) weekly volatility is measured as 1.07% and monthly volatility measured as 1.58%.
Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. AMZN return on assets is 7.80%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is 28.90%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and AMZN return on investment is 11.90%.
The price to earnings ratio is 81.77, price to sales ratio is 3.96, and price to book ratio is 19.62, price to cash per share ration is 25.87, price to free cash flow is 46.17.
Analysts mean target price for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is $2231.98 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.70. The current share price indicates that stock is -5.67% away from its one year high and is moving 48.00% ahead of its 52-week low. AMZN’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 3.77% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 3.40%.