It has apparently been an awesome five days for the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The company, this morning has reported that they’ve had record sales for Amazon-made devices, which include the Amazon Echo, Fire TVs and Fire tablets.
While we will have to wait on their next quarterly report to find out just how well they did for broader categories, we feel it’s safe to say that this was likely their best overall 5-day sales period ever.
Shares of Amazon are trading up 1.02% or $6.80 in the pre market as investors seem to like the idea that Amaon’s own products are selling so well. The stock closed at $664.8 during the last session. It is down 54.85% since April 28, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 56.48% the S&P500.
Out of 23 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 20 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 87% are positive. $850 is the highest target while $525 is the lowest. The $714.66 average target is 7.50% above today’s ($664.8) stock price. Amazon.com was the topic in 55 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Barclays Capital maintained the stock on December 1 with “Overweight” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $600 target price in an October 23 report. Axiom Capital maintained the shares of AMZN in a report on October 27 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the firm’s rating on October 23. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $710 price target. Finally, Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in an October 23 report.
The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2015. Its down 0.02, from 1.14 in 2015Q1. The ratio dived, as 70 funds sold all Amazon.com, Inc. shares owned while 402 reduced positions. 141 funds bought stakes while 389 increased positions. They now own 309.99 million shares or 31.56% less from 452.95 million shares in 2015Q1.
Huntington Steele Llc holds 20.91% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. for 113,843 shares. Tybourne Capital Management Hk Ltd owns 501,398 shares or 18.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Telemark Asset Management Llc has 11.46% invested in the company for 100,000 shares. The New York-based Signpost Capital Advisors Lp has invested 10.95% in the stock. Brighton Jones Llc, a Washington-based fund reported 105,075 shares.
Since May 4, 2015, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $28.56 million net activity. Stonesifer Patricia Q sold 6,250 shares worth $3.16 million. Wilke Jeffrey A sold 5,908 shares worth $3.16 million. Reynolds Shelley sold 720 shares worth $381,752. Olsavsky Brian T sold 2,098 shares worth $1.11M. The insider Zapolsky David sold 2,322 shares worth $1.23 million.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an e-commerce company. The company has a market cap of $315.60 billion. The Firm sells a range of services and products through its Websites. It has 964.37 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are offered through consumer-facing Websites, which include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.