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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

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)1,335,000(+6%)
Job Openings39,005
Revenue (FY, 2020)$386.1 B(+38%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$3.3 K(-7%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Amazon

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Executive Chair
Andrew R. Jassy

Andrew R. Jassy

President and Chief Executive Officer
Brian T. Olsavsky

Brian T. Olsavsky

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David H. Clark

David H. Clark

Chief Executive Officer, Worldwide Consumer
Shelley L. Reynolds

Shelley L. Reynolds

Vice President, Worldwide Controller
Adam N. Selipsky

Adam N. Selipsky

Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services
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Amazon Office Locations

Amazon has offices in Seattle, Arlington, Atlanta, Austin and in 223 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.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

108.5b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

46.1b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

42.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

8.1b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

8.9b

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

1.7t

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

3.3k

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

33.8b

EV

1.7t
Amazon's current market capitalization is $1.7 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, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

51.0b52.9b56.6b59.7b63.4b70.0b75.5b88.9b96.1b108.5b

Cost of goods sold

30.7b30.6b33.0b33.9b36.3b41.3b44.3b52.7b57.1b62.4b

Gross profit

20.3b22.3b23.6b25.8b27.1b28.7b31.2b36.3b39.0b46.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%42%42%43%43%41%41%41%41%42%
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, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

23.1b22.6b23.3b27.2b37.5b29.9b33.8b

Accounts Receivable

16.0b16.7b18.8b17.8b19.9b20.8b24.3b

Inventories

16.4b18.6b18.8b18.9b19.6b23.7b23.8b

Current Assets

69.4b76.8b79.1b86.0b110.9b113.0b121.4b
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, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

3.6b6.2b8.3b2.5b7.8b14.1b8.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.9b10.1b15.6b5.4b11.1b17.6b7.5b

Inventories

719.0m(1.4b)(1.8b)1.4b720.0m(3.2b)(304.0m)

Accounts Payable

(6.4b)(2.7b)(2.5b)(8.0b)573.0m4.2b(8.3b)
USDQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

90.6k
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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

30.6 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)

3235384242444452546064
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Amazon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MGM StudiosMay 26, 2021$8.5 b
PerpuleMarch 30, 2021₹1.1 b
SelzFebruary 16, 2021
ZooxJune 26, 2020$1.2 b
Health NavigatorOctober 23, 2019
INLTSeptember 18, 2019
E8 StorageJuly 31, 2019
Canvas TechnologyApril 10, 2019
eeroFebruary 12, 2019
DispatchFebruary 07, 2019
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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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Amazon Online and Social Media Presence

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Amazon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    78/100

  • Compensation

    A

    78/100

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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, Andrew R. Jassy and Brian T. Olsavsky.

  • How many employees does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 1,335,000 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 $289.2 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 223 other locations.

  • How many offices does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 235 offices.