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Is There a Dimmer Outlook Ahead for Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) went up by 3.81% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $170.83. The company’s stock price has collected 2.08% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 01/19/23 that Amazon to Wind Down Charity-Donation Program AmazonSmile

Is It Worth Investing in Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ :AMZN) Right Now?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 89.71 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AMZN is at 1.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 42 analysts out of 54 who provided ratings for Amazon.com Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 8 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $132.27, which is $39.05 above the current price. AMZN currently public float of 9.20B and currently shorts hold a 0.84% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AMZN was 84.44M shares.

AMZN’s Market Performance

AMZN stocks went up by 2.08% for the week, with a monthly jump of 14.52% and a quarterly performance of -15.49%, while its annual performance rate touched -37.78%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.84% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.45% for Amazon.com Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 10.19% for AMZN stocks with a simple moving average of -15.43% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of AMZN

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AMZN stocks, with MKM Partners repeating the rating for AMZN by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for AMZN in the upcoming period, according to MKM Partners is $125 based on the research report published on January 18th of the current year 2023.

New Street, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AMZN reach a price target of $130. The rating they have provided for AMZN stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 04th, 2023.

MoffettNathanson gave a rating of “Outperform” to AMZN, setting the target price at $118 in the report published on November 15th of the previous year.

AMZN Trading at 7.07% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AMZN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -43.07% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.84%, as shares surge +14.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.42% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AMZN rose by +2.08%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -42.23% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $88.86. In addition, Amazon.com Inc. saw 15.77% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AMZN starting from AMAZON COM INC, who sale 260,000 shares at the price of $26.99 back on Dec 16. After this action, AMAZON COM INC now owns 13,918,445 shares of Amazon.com Inc., valued at $7,017,400 using the latest closing price.

Reynolds Shelley, the Vice President of Amazon.com Inc., sale 3,500 shares at $94.00 during a trade that took place back on Nov 21, which means that Reynolds Shelley is holding 119,780 shares at $329,000 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for AMZN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +5.31 for the present operating margin
  • +42.03 for the gross margin

The net margin for Amazon.com Inc. stands at +7.10. Equity return is now at value 8.40, with 2.70 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.14.