Amazon.com

AMZN-Q

NASDAQ:AMZN

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Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
February 13, 2020

AMZN vs. MSFT Prefers Microsoft, and can justify the valuation at these levels, but wait for a pullback of 5-10% to buy. MSFT has a very strong balance sheet and net cash position. It's transitioning to a subscription model. Cloud business is growing well. For 1-2 year horizon, MSFT will continue to do well.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
February 13, 2020

AMZN vs. MSFT Prefers Microsoft, and can justify the valuation at these levels, but wait for a pullback of 5-10% to buy. MSFT has a very strong balance sheet and net cash position. It's transitioning to a subscription model. Cloud business is growing well. For 1-2 year horizon, MSFT will continue to do well.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 12, 2020
They invested a year in one-day delivery and proved it at Christmas. The stock has broken out and will lead in 2020. AWS will grow 30-35% a year. A must-own. (Analysts’ price target is $2411.52)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
February 12, 2020
They invested a year in one-day delivery and proved it at Christmas. The stock has broken out and will lead in 2020. AWS will grow 30-35% a year. A must-own. (Analysts’ price target is $2411.52)
BUY
BUY
February 10, 2020

It's really a loss-leader. Profits lie in the server side (the cloud) with only a few players in this space like MSFT. That said, this will continue to grow. Valuation is very high, but this will remain a growth leader with segments like Amazon Prime doing well.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
February 10, 2020

It's really a loss-leader. Profits lie in the server side (the cloud) with only a few players in this space like MSFT. That said, this will continue to grow. Valuation is very high, but this will remain a growth leader with segments like Amazon Prime doing well.

John Zechner

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$2133.910
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Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 5, 2020
It's been lagging the last 18 months while the other FANGs were partying. The $3-billion to build their AWS cloud business and overnight shipping system have paid off. Revenue growth of 21% is amazing for a company this size. Outperformance will continue. (Analysts’ price target is $2411.52)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
February 5, 2020
It's been lagging the last 18 months while the other FANGs were partying. The $3-billion to build their AWS cloud business and overnight shipping system have paid off. Revenue growth of 21% is amazing for a company this size. Outperformance will continue. (Analysts’ price target is $2411.52)
BUY
BUY
February 4, 2020
You could've bought this for most of the last 18 months, based on valuation, such as end-December 2018. Problem was margin compression as competitors gave away free shipping. So, Amazon started to push one-day shipping, but it temporarily compressed margins with higher costs. Now, there's operational leverage and wider margins. Also, they're shifting to providing payments and logistics to other merchants and this offers wide margins. AWS are also profitable. He'd stick with it. It's an excellent business.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
February 4, 2020
You could've bought this for most of the last 18 months, based on valuation, such as end-December 2018. Problem was margin compression as competitors gave away free shipping. So, Amazon started to push one-day shipping, but it temporarily compressed margins with higher costs. Now, there's operational leverage and wider margins. Also, they're shifting to providing payments and logistics to other merchants and this offers wide margins. AWS are also profitable. He'd stick with it. It's an excellent business.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
January 21, 2020
The story is very bullish, but hasn't made new highs. This trade is crowded, so wait to buy at $1,800.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 21, 2020
The story is very bullish, but hasn't made new highs. This trade is crowded, so wait to buy at $1,800.
William Chin

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$1868.060
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PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
January 21, 2020
It's consolidating now after a good, long rise. It is currently toppy (below $2,000). It has trouble breaking past $2,000. It's okay to take some profits.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 21, 2020
It's consolidating now after a good, long rise. It is currently toppy (below $2,000). It has trouble breaking past $2,000. It's okay to take some profits.
WAIT
WAIT
January 20, 2020

They have gone sideways while FB-Q and GOOGL-Q have gone up. They have some catch-up to do. They don't appear to be cheap but the cash flow is very strong. He would like to see them get back to highs of $2100 and then keep going and that would be a time to buy it.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 20, 2020

They have gone sideways while FB-Q and GOOGL-Q have gone up. They have some catch-up to do. They don't appear to be cheap but the cash flow is very strong. He would like to see them get back to highs of $2100 and then keep going and that would be a time to buy it.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 20, 2020
A perennial 20% revenue grower, dominant in cloud and e-retailer with a great holiday season. They're pushing one-day shipping that'll pressure competitors. (Analysts’ price target is $2187.88)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 20, 2020
A perennial 20% revenue grower, dominant in cloud and e-retailer with a great holiday season. They're pushing one-day shipping that'll pressure competitors. (Analysts’ price target is $2187.88)
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 14, 2020

Not only an e-commerce company, but one that sells stuff in every conceivable sector from healthcare to the cloud. Massive potential. It's lagged the other FANG's, but this year it will catch up. As for FedEx, turns out they need FedEx until Amazon fully builds its one-day delivery network. (Analysts’ price target is $2181.39)

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 14, 2020

Not only an e-commerce company, but one that sells stuff in every conceivable sector from healthcare to the cloud. Massive potential. It's lagged the other FANG's, but this year it will catch up. As for FedEx, turns out they need FedEx until Amazon fully builds its one-day delivery network. (Analysts’ price target is $2181.39)

COMMENT
COMMENT
January 13, 2020
As a short-term trade The juggernaut that will continue to bolt. Its challenge is that its cloud service can't grow forever; it will slow. He doesn't trade short-term, but Christmas sales did do well. So, was that good news then baked into the stock? If so, will the stock drop at Amazon's next earnings report? Or is it not popped in enough? Expect volatility around earnings time in early February.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 13, 2020
As a short-term trade The juggernaut that will continue to bolt. Its challenge is that its cloud service can't grow forever; it will slow. He doesn't trade short-term, but Christmas sales did do well. So, was that good news then baked into the stock? If so, will the stock drop at Amazon's next earnings report? Or is it not popped in enough? Expect volatility around earnings time in early February.
HOLD
HOLD
January 10, 2020
He recommended this a year ago and bought around $1400. It is the poster child of a bullish market. It has a nice cup and saucer formation that is interesting. He sees further upside and a potential for a real run if it can break above historic highs.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 10, 2020
He recommended this a year ago and bought around $1400. It is the poster child of a bullish market. It has a nice cup and saucer formation that is interesting. He sees further upside and a potential for a real run if it can break above historic highs.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 10, 2020
One-day delivery will take them time to build, and the stock may tread water along with the wider market for the next 6 months. But after that, things look good. A great business. In a few years there'll be a free cash flow ramp after they build this large e-commerce infrastructure with next-day delivery. They can also grow their ad and cloud businesses further. Sees 37% EPS growth at 20x earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $2178.24)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
January 10, 2020
One-day delivery will take them time to build, and the stock may tread water along with the wider market for the next 6 months. But after that, things look good. A great business. In a few years there'll be a free cash flow ramp after they build this large e-commerce infrastructure with next-day delivery. They can also grow their ad and cloud businesses further. Sees 37% EPS growth at 20x earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $2178.24)
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 20, 2019
They are very independent and don't share all the information that the market wants to see. He does not see that as being bad in this case and this helps them avoid the short term impulses of the analysts. It is closing in a trillion dollar market cap and still growing above average. Earnings are not growing as fast, but that is the strategy -- be a market disrupter. He would not invest in this due to the lack of transparency.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
December 20, 2019
They are very independent and don't share all the information that the market wants to see. He does not see that as being bad in this case and this helps them avoid the short term impulses of the analysts. It is closing in a trillion dollar market cap and still growing above average. Earnings are not growing as fast, but that is the strategy -- be a market disrupter. He would not invest in this due to the lack of transparency.
HOLD
HOLD
December 16, 2019
He bought it on Christmas Eve last year when it hit its low for that period. He recommends still continuing to hold it. It is not hitting new highs because they are ramping up expenses to work on their one-day-delivery. It is believed when they get there they will make up the decline.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
December 16, 2019
He bought it on Christmas Eve last year when it hit its low for that period. He recommends still continuing to hold it. It is not hitting new highs because they are ramping up expenses to work on their one-day-delivery. It is believed when they get there they will make up the decline.
COMMENT
COMMENT
December 11, 2019

Microsoft had a good earnings quarterly report. What he doesn't like is that it trades 25 times earnings, when earnings are expected to grow at 10%. He thinks there are better growth orientated stocks out there like Amazon, Google or Apple trading at better valuations.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
December 11, 2019

Microsoft had a good earnings quarterly report. What he doesn't like is that it trades 25 times earnings, when earnings are expected to grow at 10%. He thinks there are better growth orientated stocks out there like Amazon, Google or Apple trading at better valuations.

HOLD
HOLD
December 6, 2019

One of their top 3 holdings. It has been disappointing over the last few months. His price target is $2300. The company is difficult to pin down as it continues to disrupt other industries. It is much like Google. The cash cow part of the business is their cloud service segment. A stock to sit on and wait.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
December 6, 2019

One of their top 3 holdings. It has been disappointing over the last few months. His price target is $2300. The company is difficult to pin down as it continues to disrupt other industries. It is much like Google. The cash cow part of the business is their cloud service segment. A stock to sit on and wait.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
November 28, 2019
Continues to gain share in retail and other business. One day delivery has been a huge success. Doesn't see anything stopping them. Leader in the cloud business. It's expensive but the cash flow is catching up with the stock price very quickly. May go flat for a year or two but the cash flow will push the stock higher again. (Analysts’ price target is $2178.99)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 28, 2019
Continues to gain share in retail and other business. One day delivery has been a huge success. Doesn't see anything stopping them. Leader in the cloud business. It's expensive but the cash flow is catching up with the stock price very quickly. May go flat for a year or two but the cash flow will push the stock higher again. (Analysts’ price target is $2178.99)
SELL
SELL
November 21, 2019
Sold out recently. Great long term, but doesn't want to be there right now. Dead money for a while. Earnings have come down quite a bit. Lots of investment in moving to 1-day Prime and getting that going. Stock hasn't done well in the last year or so. Underperforming since mid 2018.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 21, 2019
Sold out recently. Great long term, but doesn't want to be there right now. Dead money for a while. Earnings have come down quite a bit. Lots of investment in moving to 1-day Prime and getting that going. Stock hasn't done well in the last year or so. Underperforming since mid 2018.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 13, 2019
(A Top Pick Dec 14/18, Up 11%) It is still in the Top 5 for him and he has a target of $2300. The retail sector is primed for growth and they are involved in cloud technology. Their subscription segment is growing and it is paying off, allowing more consistent and growing revenues.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 13, 2019
(A Top Pick Dec 14/18, Up 11%) It is still in the Top 5 for him and he has a target of $2300. The retail sector is primed for growth and they are involved in cloud technology. Their subscription segment is growing and it is paying off, allowing more consistent and growing revenues.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
November 6, 2019
They have 30% annual growth and have for years. It does not look like anyone can knock them off their perch. A must hold in every portfolio. Yield 0% (Analysts’ price target is $2194.83)
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 6, 2019
They have 30% annual growth and have for years. It does not look like anyone can knock them off their perch. A must hold in every portfolio. Yield 0% (Analysts’ price target is $2194.83)
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
November 4, 2019
Synthetic long Amazon Buy 1800 call that expires Jan. 2021 at $224, sell 1800 put -$193, net $31/share, so $51 cost out of pocket. Amazon is the best consumer play around.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 4, 2019
Synthetic long Amazon Buy 1800 call that expires Jan. 2021 at $224, sell 1800 put -$193, net $31/share, so $51 cost out of pocket. Amazon is the best consumer play around.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
November 1, 2019
Everyone's concerned. Very expensive at 36x. The e-commerce platform continues to grow. Growth of cloud and other sectors as well. He sees it grow more slowly in the near term but will perform over time.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
November 1, 2019
Everyone's concerned. Very expensive at 36x. The e-commerce platform continues to grow. Growth of cloud and other sectors as well. He sees it grow more slowly in the near term but will perform over time.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
October 24, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 07/18, Up 1%) Costs have gone up for 1-day shipping. Name is strong, clould business is strong. Prime members expected to grow. Long runway for growth as it grows outside North American markets. Risks include spending and regulatory changes. He owns it, but is keeping a close eye on it.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 24, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 07/18, Up 1%) Costs have gone up for 1-day shipping. Name is strong, clould business is strong. Prime members expected to grow. Long runway for growth as it grows outside North American markets. Risks include spending and regulatory changes. He owns it, but is keeping a close eye on it.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 23, 2019
He sees potential for further growth. Its book value is $107 -- about 1/10th of its price. A recession would hurt this stock badly. The upside is far less than the potential downside. Their growth will be impacted by the upcoming recession. He would avoid this one.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 23, 2019
He sees potential for further growth. Its book value is $107 -- about 1/10th of its price. A recession would hurt this stock badly. The upside is far less than the potential downside. Their growth will be impacted by the upcoming recession. He would avoid this one.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 22, 2019
The technicals behind the FAANGs are poor, rolling over. Amazon's PE is 57x, while PB is 15x--very expensive. The market has been holding but this has been slipping lower. The FAANGs have had their day in the sun.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 22, 2019
The technicals behind the FAANGs are poor, rolling over. Amazon's PE is 57x, while PB is 15x--very expensive. The market has been holding but this has been slipping lower. The FAANGs have had their day in the sun.
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BUY
BUY
October 17, 2019

AMZN-Q vs. MSFT-Q. He owns MSFT-Q so does not prefer AMZN-Q. AMZN-Q he is looking at. They have so many opportunities such as healthcare. They are building their revenues at the 15-20% range.

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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 17, 2019

AMZN-Q vs. MSFT-Q. He owns MSFT-Q so does not prefer AMZN-Q. AMZN-Q he is looking at. They have so many opportunities such as healthcare. They are building their revenues at the 15-20% range.

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WATCH
October 17, 2019
Difficult to analyze. Successful, but how good is the stock? Trillion dollar market cap, and revenues grow at 20% year over year. Bezos reinvests in the business. Trading at multiples that make no sense. They just want to grow, and they've done a fantastic job. Wants more clarity on revenue and cash flow growth before he'd buy.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 17, 2019
Difficult to analyze. Successful, but how good is the stock? Trillion dollar market cap, and revenues grow at 20% year over year. Bezos reinvests in the business. Trading at multiples that make no sense. They just want to grow, and they've done a fantastic job. Wants more clarity on revenue and cash flow growth before he'd buy.
BUY
BUY
October 16, 2019
Impressive that they build an e-retailer then AWS--both are growing rapidly. If Washington orders them to break up those divisions, then AWS is a strong enough standalone business.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 16, 2019
Impressive that they build an e-retailer then AWS--both are growing rapidly. If Washington orders them to break up those divisions, then AWS is a strong enough standalone business.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
October 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 02/18, Up 5%) He still likes it and would buy it. It's THE growth company. A must-own. They continue to dominate the cloud business.
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Amazon.com (AMZN-Q)
October 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 02/18, Up 5%) He still likes it and would buy it. It's THE growth company. A must-own. They continue to dominate the cloud business.
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Amazon.com(AMZN-Q) Rating

Ranking : 5 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 30

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 5

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 12

Total Signals / Votes : 47

Stockchase rating for Amazon.com is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Amazon.com(AMZN-Q) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amazon.com stock symbol?

Amazon.com is a American stock, trading under the symbol AMZN-Q on the NASDAQ (AMZN). It is usually referred to as NASDAQ:AMZN or AMZN-Q

Is Amazon.com a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 47 stock analysts published opinions about AMZN-Q. 30 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 12 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is DON'T BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Amazon.com.

Is Amazon.com a good investment or a top pick?

Amazon.com was recommended as a Top Pick by Christine Poole on 2020-02-13. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Amazon.com.

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Is Amazon.com worth watching?

47 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Amazon.com In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Amazon.com stock price?

On 2020-02-25, Amazon.com (AMZN-Q) stock closed at a price of $1972.74.