Dupont Capital Management Corp increased its position in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 14.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 54,308 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after buying an additional 6,782 shares during the quarter. Amazon.com comprises 1.2% of Dupont Capital Management Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th biggest holding. Dupont Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $52,570,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Leavell Investment Management Inc. grew its stake 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 purchasing an additional 1 shares during the last quarter. SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake 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 purchasing an additional 1 shares during the last quarter. Probity Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Probity Advisors Inc. now owns 320 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $310,000 after purchasing an additional 2 shares during the last quarter. Beaumont Financial Partners LLC grew its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 0.6% in the 1st quarter. Beaumont Financial Partners LLC now owns 545 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $483,000 after purchasing an additional 3 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Grimes & Company Inc. grew its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Grimes & Company Inc. now owns 744 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $720,000 after purchasing an additional 3 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.77% of the company’s stock.

In related news, VP Shelley Reynolds sold 544 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $986.52, for a total value of $536,666.88. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 6,533 shares in the company, valued at $6,444,935.16. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos sold 391,110 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,103.53, for a total transaction of $431,601,618.30. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 79,891,433 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $88,162,593,058.49. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 399,483 shares of company stock valued at $439,775,421. 17.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened at $1,111.60 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $535.65 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 277.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 13.83 and a beta of 1.45. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 1 year low of $710.10 and a 1 year high of $1,122.79. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). Amazon.com had a net margin of 1.20% and a return on equity of 8.67%. The business had revenue of $43.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $42.26 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 4.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have weighed in on AMZN. TheStreet downgraded Amazon.com from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Tigress Financial reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,275.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, July 28th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,190.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,250.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $1,142.08.

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Amazon.com 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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