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Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators. It offers merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers. The company enables authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content via its branded websites. Amazon also provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, the сompany offers co-branded credit card agreements and advertising services, serves developers and enterprises through Amazon Web Services, and manufactures and sells electronic devices. Currently, Amazon operates in three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
TypePublic
Founded1994
HQSeattle, WA, US
Websiteamazon.com
Overall CultureA-

Locations

Amazon is headquartered in
Seattle, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)1,298,000(+16%)
Job Openings61
Revenue (FY, 2020)$386.1 B(+38%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$3 K(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Amazon

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Jeffrey P. Bezos

President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Brian T. Olsavsky

Brian T. Olsavsky

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David H. Clark

David H. Clark

CEO Worldwide Consumer
Andrew R. Jassy

Andrew R. Jassy

Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services
Shelley L. Reynolds

Shelley L. Reynolds

Vice President, Worldwide Controller
Jeffrey M. Blackburn

Jeffrey M. Blackburn

Senior Vice President, Business Development
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Amazon Office Locations

Amazon has offices in Seattle, Arlington, Atlanta, Austin and in 221 other locations
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
410 Terry Ave N
Arlington, VA, US
Crystal City
Atlanta, GA, US
3333 Piedmont Rd NE
Austin, TX, US
11501 Alterra Pkwy
Baltimore, MD, US
2010 Broening Hwy
Bellevue, WA, US
425 106th Ave NE
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Amazon Financials and Metrics

Amazon Revenue

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Amazon's revenue was reported to be $386.06 b in FY, 2020 which is a 37.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

386.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

37.6%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

152.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

39.6%

Net income (FY, 2020)

21.3b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

22.9b

Market capitalization (3-Mar-2021)

1.5t

Closing stock price (3-Mar-2021)

3.0k

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

42.1b

EV

1.6t
Amazon's current market capitalization is $1.5 t.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

232.9b280.5b386.1b

Revenue growth, %

31%20%38%

Cost of goods sold

139.2b165.5b233.3b

Gross profit

93.7b115.0b152.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

51.0b52.9b56.6b59.7b63.4b70.0b75.5b88.9b96.1b

Cost of goods sold

30.7b30.6b33.0b33.9b36.3b41.3b44.3b52.7b57.1b

Gross profit

20.3b22.3b23.6b25.8b27.1b28.7b31.2b36.3b39.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%42%42%43%43%41%41%41%41%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

31.8b36.1b42.1b

Accounts Receivable

16.7b20.8b24.5b

Inventories

17.2b20.5b23.8b

Current Assets

75.1b96.3b132.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

16.7b19.8b20.4b23.1b22.6b23.3b27.2b37.5b29.9b

Accounts Receivable

12.0b12.6b14.3b16.0b16.7b18.8b17.8b19.9b20.8b

Inventories

13.8b14.8b15.9b16.4b18.6b18.8b18.9b19.6b23.7b

Current Assets

50.8b54.5b59.9b69.4b76.8b79.1b86.0b110.9b113.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

10.1b11.6b21.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

15.3b21.8b25.3b

Inventories

(1.3b)(3.3b)(2.8b)

Accounts Payable

3.3b8.2b17.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

1.6b4.2b7.0b3.6b6.2b8.3b2.5b7.8b14.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.7b7.3b11.1b4.9b10.1b15.6b5.4b11.1b17.6b

Inventories

2.2b1.1b36.0m719.0m(1.4b)(1.8b)1.4b720.0m(3.2b)

Accounts Payable

(10.2b)(7.5b)(3.6b)(6.4b)(2.7b)(2.5b)(8.0b)573.0m4.2b
USDQ1, 2018

EV/EBIT

368.1 x

EV/CFO

-396.1 x

Revenue/Employee

90.6k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4 x

P/E Ratio

442.6
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Amazon Operating Metrics

Amazon's Amazon Prime Members was reported to be 150 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Apr, 2018Q2, 2018Dec, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Amazon Prime Members

30.60 m46.21 m100 m150 m

Amazon Prime Members (US)

58 m63 m65 m74 m80 m85 m90 m100 m101 m

Databases Migrated to Date (AWS)

18 k23 k30 k54 k80 k150 k

Availability Zones (AWS)

32 35 38 42 42 44 44 52 54 60 64
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Amazon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ZooxJune 26, 2020$1.20 b
Health NavigatorOctober 23, 2019
INLTSeptember 18, 2019
E8 StorageJuly 31, 2019
Canvas TechnologyApril 10, 2019
eeroFebruary 12, 2019
DispatchFebruary 07, 2019
Aditya Birla Fashion and RetailSeptember 20, 2018
PillPackSeptember 11, 2018$753 m
TapzoAugust 28, 2018$40 m
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Amazon Revenue Breakdown

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Amazon revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.8% from AWS, 27.0% from International and 61.2% from North America

Amazon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.7% from Germany, 6.9% from United Kingdom, 5.3% from Japan, 11.9% from Rest of World and 68.3% from United States

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Amazon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Amazon Online and Social Media Presence

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Amazon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    77/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    75/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    73/100

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Amazon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Amazon founded?

    Amazon was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Amazon key executives?

    Amazon's key executives are Jeffrey P. Bezos, Brian T. Olsavsky and David H. Clark.

  • How many employees does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 1,298,000 employees.

  • What is Amazon revenue?

    Latest Amazon annual revenue is $386.1 b.

  • What is Amazon revenue per employee?

    Latest Amazon revenue per employee is $297.4 k.

  • Who are Amazon competitors?

    Competitors of Amazon include The Home Depot, Kroger and Costco.

  • Where is Amazon headquarters?

    Amazon headquarters is located at 410 Terry Ave N, Seattle.

  • Where are Amazon offices?

    Amazon has offices in Seattle, Arlington, Atlanta, Austin and in 221 other locations.

  • How many offices does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 233 offices.