Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd. increased its holdings in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 41.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,440 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Amazon.com makes up about 2.8% of Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd.’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd.’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $5,847,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Summit Trail Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Amazon.com by 180,406.1% during the first quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 9,848,415 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $9,848,000 after purchasing an additional 9,842,959 shares in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Amazon.com by 3.3% during the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 1,853,073 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $2,682,027,000 after purchasing an additional 59,516 shares in the last quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA lifted its stake in Amazon.com by 0.3% during the first quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 1,449,920 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $2,098,527,000 after purchasing an additional 4,491 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in Amazon.com by 4.2% during the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,431,303 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $2,071,583,000 after purchasing an additional 58,070 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. lifted its stake in Amazon.com by 1.7% during the first quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 1,306,378 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $1,890,773,000 after purchasing an additional 21,243 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 57.32% of the company’s stock.

AMZN has been the topic of a number of research reports. BidaskClub upgraded Amazon.com from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 31st. Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, June 1st. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $2,000.00 price target (up from $1,900.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Monday, June 4th. Morgan Stanley set a $1,700.00 price target on Amazon.com and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 9th. Finally, Macquarie restated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Monday, June 11th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $2,005.64.

In related news, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2,004.25, for a total value of $4,008,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $20,042,500. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Thomas O. Ryder sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,783.81, for a total value of $8,919,050.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,752 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,179,525.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 25,308 shares of company stock worth $47,905,498 in the last three months. 16.30% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

NASDAQ:AMZN opened at $2,012.98 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $963.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 442.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.12 and a beta of 1.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 1.07. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 12 month low of $950.10 and a 12 month high of $2,050.50.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The e-commerce giant reported $5.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.49 by $2.58. The firm had revenue of $52.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $53.37 billion. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 18.47% and a net margin of 3.02%. Amazon.com’s revenue for the quarter was up 39.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.40 earnings per share. analysts predict that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 17.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Amazon.com Profile

Amazon.com, Inc engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk.

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