Investors Sell Amazon.com (AMZN) on Strength (AMZN)
Investors sold shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on strength during trading on Thursday. $857.52 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $1,034.52 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $177.00 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Amazon.com had the highest net out-flow for the day. Amazon.com traded up $10.13 for the day and closed at $1,174.26
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Cowen reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $1,500.00 price objective (up from $1,225.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. They set an “outperform” rating for the company. Vetr raised shares of Amazon.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1,204.70 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $1,250.00 price objective on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Moffett Nathanson assumed coverage on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday, December 4th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty have issued a buy rating to the company. Amazon.com has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $1,219.02.
The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $560,960.00, a P/E ratio of 295.71, a P/E/G ratio of 13.18 and a beta of 1.46.
In other news, CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos sold 391,110 shares of the business’s 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 transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 79,891,433 shares in the company, valued at $88,162,593,058.49. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 1,860 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,109.20, for a total transaction of $2,063,112.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 18,460 shares in the company, valued at $20,475,832. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 402,338 shares of company stock worth $444,391,701. Company insiders own 17.70% of the company’s stock.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Whitnell & Co. boosted its holdings in Amazon.com by 581.3% during the third quarter. Whitnell & Co. now owns 109 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 93 shares in the last quarter. Vestor Capital LLC boosted its holdings in Amazon.com by 10.1% during the second quarter. Vestor Capital LLC now owns 109 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Clear Investment Research LLC boosted its holdings in Amazon.com by 73,100.0% during the second quarter. Clear Investment Research LLC now owns 732 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 731 shares in the last quarter. WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its holdings in Amazon.com by 2.7% during the second quarter. WealthTrust Arizona LLC now owns 114 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC purchased a new stake in Amazon.com during the second quarter worth about $116,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.94% of the company’s stock.
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Amazon.com Company 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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