Amazon is an international e-commerce company providing a marketplace for consumers, sellers and content creators. The Company offers its users merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers. It also 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 Company 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”).
Seattle, US
Size (employees)
563,100 (est)
Amazon was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, US
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Key People/Management at Amazon

Jeffrey Bezos

Jeffrey Bezos

President, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Andrew Jassy

Andrew Jassy

CEO, Amazon Web Services
Brian Olsavsky

Brian Olsavsky

David Zapolsky

David Zapolsky

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Beth Galetti

Beth Galetti

SVP, Human Resources, HR Administration
Shelley Reynolds

Shelley Reynolds

VP, Worldwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
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Amazon Office Locations

Amazon has offices in London, Luxembourg, Dublin, Beijing and in 233 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
410 Terry Ave N
Atlanta, US
3333 Piedmont Rd NE
Baltimore, US
2010 Broening Hwy
Campbellsville, US
1051 S Columbia Ave
Charleston, US
7290 Investment Dr
Chattanooga, US
2009 Curtain Pole Rd
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Amazon Financials and Metrics

Amazon Financials

Amazon's revenue was reported to be $177.87 b in FY, 2017 which is a 30.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

51 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

20.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

1.6 b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

1.9 b

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

832.5 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)

1.7 k

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

16.7 b


840.5 b
Amazon's current market capitalization is $832.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


74.5 b89 b107 b136 b177.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

54.2 b62.8 b71.7 b88.3 b111.9 b

Gross profit

20.3 b26.2 b35.4 b47.7 b65.9 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


8.7 b14.6 b15.9 b19.3 b20.5 b

Accounts Receivable

4.8 b5.6 b5.7 b8.3 b13.2 b


7.4 b8.3 b10.2 b11.5 b16 b

Current Assets

24.6 b31.3 b35.7 b45.8 b60.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


10.2 b10.3 b10.7 b12.5 b12.5 b13.7 b15.4 b13.2 b12.8 b16.7 b

Accounts Receivable

4.8 b4.9 b5.4 b5.1 b6.1 b6.6 b7.3 b8 b10.6 b12 b


7.4 b7.5 b9 b9.6 b9.6 b10.7 b10.6 b11.5 b13.7 b13.8 b

Current Assets

25.9 b26.4 b28.8 b30.5 b32.2 b35.6 b39.5 b41 b48.6 b50.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

274 m(241 m)596 m2.4 b3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.3 b4.7 b6.3 b8.1 b11.5 b


(1.4 b)(1.2 b)(2.2 b)(1.4 b)(3.6 b)

Accounts Payable

1.9 b1.8 b4.3 b5 b7.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

(57 m)35 m114 m513 m1.4 b1.6 b724 m921 m1.2 b1.6 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 b2.9 b4.5 b1.8 b3.7 b5.8 b2.4 b5.1 b8 b3.7 b


721 m693 m(844 m)769 m712 m(383 m)947 m265 m(1.3 b)2.2 b

Accounts Payable

(4.2 b)(3.9 b)(1.8 b)(5.8 b)(4.8 b)(2.3 b)(6.9 b)(4.8 b)(1.7 b)(10.2 b)
USDY, 2018


436.1 x


-469.3 x


90.6 k


0.8 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4 x
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Amazon Operating Metrics

Amazon's Amazon Prime Members was reported to be 100 m in Apr, 2018.
FY, 2014FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Apr, 2018

Amazon Prime Members

30.60 m46.21 m66 m100 m

Amazon Prime Members (US)

58 m63 m65 m74 m80 m85 m90 m

Databases Migrated (AWS)

18 k23 k30 k54 k

Availability Zones (AWS)

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Ring February 27, 2018$1.20 b
Blink Home Security (24)December 22, 2017$90 m
Immedia December 21, 2017
Body Labs (41)October 04, 2017
Graphiq (137)July 20, 2017
GameSparks July 08, 2017$10 m
Whole Foods Market June 16, 2017$13.70 b (2 k)March 27, 2017$580 m
Biba (26)November 23, 2016 (14)September 20, 2016
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Amazon Revenue Breakdown

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Amazon revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.8% from AWS, 30.5% from International and 59.7% from North America

Amazon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.5% from Germany, 6.4% from United Kingdom, 6.7% from Japan, 9.6% from Rest of World and 67.7% from United States

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Amazon Online and Social Media Presence

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Amazon News and Updates

Don Francisco's Coffee Invites Coffee Lovers To Take a Moment To Chill Out With Cold Brew This Summer

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Francisco's Coffee, one of the top 10 national leading coffee retail brands, is inviting java lovers to stay cool this summer by taking its new Organic Cold Brew on the road in a "Coffee Moments" tour aimed at celebrating one of America's...

Smart city trends and use cases continue to expand, says AWS

The mention of a smart city usually brings to mind imagines of flying cars and science fiction-like landscapes. But as city governments begin to experiment with using technologies like the cloud, big data, and internet of things, what are smart cities really trying to do — and what are they accompl…

CIA’s former CTO reveals reasons for the agency’s transition to cloud

It was big news when the Central Intelligence Agency made a deal with Amazon Web Services Inc. to begin its cloud initiatives. So why did it  do it, and what has it been learning since? As the former chief technology officer of the CIA, Gus Hunt (pictured), who is currently the managing director of…

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited brings 10,000 kids’ books and videos to iOS

Amazon’s subscription service for kid-friendly videos and books, FreeTime Unlimited, is now available on the iOS App Store. The app is a free download, but depends upon a monthly subscription to work. FreeTime Unlimited has been available for nearly six years, and currently offers access to over 10,…

Report: Amazon pulls work culture out of the shitter ahead of HQ2 opening

A report released earlier this week revealed employee satisfaction is generally on the rise at Amazon, the second-largest employer in the US. The overview: Amazon is expected to narrow the list of candidates for its upcoming HQ2 campus down from 20 to 5 in the next couple of months. Ahead of that, i…
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