UBS issues "Buy" Rating on Amazon.com

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Sandy Spring Bank boosted its position in Amazon.com, Inc. The firm owned 8,633 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after buying an additional 323 shares during the period.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Amazon.com, Inc. and for the current quarter 37 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.35/share. For the next 5 years, Amazon.com, Inc.is expecting Growth of 36.08% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 32.19% per annum. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its stake in Amazon.com by 1.0% in the second quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.5% in the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,721,154 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,231,692,000 after buying an additional 99,536 shares during the period. Calamos Wealth Management LLC now owns 7,835 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $5,607,000 after buying an additional 1,998 shares in the last quarter.

Amazon has PE ratio of 185.61 with a one year low of $474.00 and a one year high of $847.21 and has a market capitalization of $0. (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened at 835.77 on Friday. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $796.47 and its 200-day moving average price is $783.19.

(NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 2nd.

On the company's financial health, Amazon.com reported $1.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.12 according to the earnings call on Feb 2, 2017. The business earned $43.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.66 billion. The company had revenue of $43741.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $44689.93 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.00 EPS.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Amazon.com, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 0.1%, where Monthly Performance is 11.45%, Quarterly performance is 6.94%, 6 Months performance is 11.3% and yearly performance percentage is 58.16%. Jefferies Group LLC began coverage on Amazon.com in a research note on Monday, October 17th. Robert W. Baird reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Tuesday, October 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, forty-five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role.

Several company insiders have filed Insider transactions, on Dec 13, 2016, Jeffrey A Wilke (CEO Worldwide Consumer) sold 4,890 shares at $766.87 per share price. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Amazon.com, Inc. got Initiated on 20-Jan-17 where investment firm Aegis Capital Initiated the stock to Buy.