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Amazon is an 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”).
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TypePublic
Founded1994
HQSeattle, US
Websiteamazon.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)647,500(+15%)
Job Openings31,428
Revenue (FY, 2018)$232.9 B(+31%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$1.6 K(-1%)

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

SVP and CFO
David Zapolsky

David Zapolsky

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Shelley Reynolds

Shelley Reynolds

VP, Worldwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
Jeffrey Wilke

Jeffrey Wilke

CEO, Worldwide Consumer
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Amazon Office Locations

Amazon has offices in Seattle, Baltimore, Charleston, Columbus and in 87 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
410 Terry Ave N
Atlanta, US
3333 Piedmont Rd NE
Baltimore, US
2010 Broening Hwy
Boston, US
36 Northampton St
Campbellsville, US
1051 S Columbia Ave
Charleston, US
7290 Investment Dr
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Amazon Financials and Metrics

Amazon Revenue

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Amazon's revenue was reported to be $232.89 b in FY, 2018 which is a 30.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

232.9b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

30.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

93.7b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

40.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

10.1b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

12.4b

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

789.8b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

1.6k

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

31.8b

EV

781.6b
Amazon's current market capitalization is $789.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

74.5b89.0b107.0b136.0b177.9b232.9b

Revenue growth, %

20%20%27%31%31%

Cost of goods sold

54.2b62.8b71.7b88.3b111.9b139.2b

Gross profit

20.3b26.2b35.4b47.7b65.9b93.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

22.7b23.2b25.4b35.7b29.1b30.4b32.7b43.7b35.7b38.0b43.7b60.5b51.0b52.9b56.6b

Cost of goods sold

15.4b15.2b16.8b24.3b18.9b19.2b21.3b29.0b22.4b23.5b27.5b38.5b30.7b30.6b33.0b

Gross profit

7.3b8.0b8.6b11.4b10.3b11.2b11.5b14.8b13.3b14.5b16.2b22.0b20.3b22.3b23.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

32%35%34%32%35%37%35%34%37%38%37%36%40%42%42%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.7b14.6b15.9b19.3b20.5b31.8b

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

7.4b8.3b10.2b11.5b16.0b17.2b

Current Assets

24.6b31.3b35.7b45.8b60.2b75.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

10.2b10.3b10.7b12.5b12.5b13.7b15.4b13.2b12.8b16.7b19.8b20.4b

Accounts Receivable

4.8b4.9b5.4b5.1b6.1b6.6b7.3b8.0b10.6b12.0b12.6b14.3b

Inventories

7.4b7.5b9.0b9.6b9.6b10.7b10.6b11.5b13.7b13.8b14.8b15.9b

Current Assets

25.9b26.4b28.8b30.5b32.2b35.6b39.5b41.0b48.6b50.8b54.5b59.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

274.0m(241.0m)596.0m2.4b3.0b10.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.3b4.7b6.3b8.1b11.5b15.3b

Inventories

(1.4b)(1.2b)(2.2b)(1.4b)(3.6b)(1.3b)

Accounts Payable

1.9b1.8b4.3b5.0b7.2b3.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(57.0m)35.0m114.0m513.0m1.4b1.6b724.0m921.0m1.2b1.6b4.2b7.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4b2.9b4.5b1.8b3.7b5.8b2.4b5.1b8.0b3.7b7.3b11.1b

Inventories

721.0m693.0m(844.0m)769.0m712.0m(383.0m)947.0m265.0m(1.3b)2.2b1.1b36.0m

Accounts Payable

(4.2b)(3.9b)(1.8b)(5.8b)(4.8b)(2.3b)(6.9b)(4.8b)(1.7b)(10.2b)(7.5b)(3.6b)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

62.9 x

EV/CFO

25.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 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, 2018Q2, 2018Dec, 2018

Amazon Prime Members

30.60 m46.21 m66 m100 m

Amazon Prime Members (US)

58 m63 m65 m74 m80 m85 m90 m101 m

Databases Migrated (AWS)

18 k23 k30 k54 k80 k

Availability Zones (AWS)

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
eeroFebruary 12, 2019
CloudEndureJanuary 08, 2019$200 m
Aditya Birla Retail LimitedSeptember 20, 2018
PillPackSeptember 11, 2018$753 m
TapzoAugust 28, 2018$40 m
RingApril 12, 2018$839 m
Blink Home SecurityDecember 22, 2017$90 m
ImmediaDecember 21, 2017
Body LabsOctober 04, 2017
Whole Foods MarketAugust 28, 2017$13.20 b
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Amazon Revenue Breakdown

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Amazon revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.0% from AWS, 28.3% from International and 60.7% from North America

Amazon revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.5% from Germany, 6.2% from United Kingdom, 5.9% from Japan, 10.5% from Rest of World and 68.8% from United States

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Amazon Online and Social Media Presence

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Amazon News and Updates

Rivian kondigt door Amazon geleide investeringsronde aan van $ 700 miljoen

PLYMOUTH, Michigan, 17 februari 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivian heeft een door Amazon geleide ronde voor aandeleninvestering van $ 700 miljoen aangekondigd. De investering volgt op de onthulling door Rivian van de volledig elektrische R1T pick-up en de R1S SUV op de LA Auto Show in november...

Rivian annuncia un round di investimenti per 700 milioni di dollari guidato da Amazon

PLYMOUTH, Michigan, 17 febbraio 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivian ha annunciato un round di investimenti in titoli di 700 milioni di dollari guidato da Amazon. L'investimento arriva sulla scia della presentazione di Rivian del furgone a sponde basse R1T e del SUV R1S al LA Auto Show lo scorso...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2 project, calling it 'an abuse of corporate power'

Sunday's "Meet the Press" stoked sharp condemnation from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Amazon's decision to cancel its deal to build HQ2 in the city.  De Blasio said Amazon had let down working people when the tech giant "took their ball and went home." In a later appearance on the show, D…

Apple and Amazon could be the next to disrupt ETFs

Are tech titans about to enter the world of ETFs? One financial expert says it's "inevitable."

"We know the game is rigged": NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio slams Amazon HQ2 reversal

In a New York Times op-ed published Saturday evening, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemned Amazon for its decision to pull the plug on its HQ2 expansion in Queens, calling it a byproduct of massive economic power concentrated in the hands of few wealthy corporations."As the mayor of the nati…
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Amazon Company Life and Culture

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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 Bezos, Andrew Jassy and Brian Olsavsky.

  • How many employees does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 647,500 employees.

  • What is Amazon revenue?

    Latest Amazon annual revenue is $232.9 b.

  • What is Amazon revenue per employee?

    Latest Amazon revenue per employee is $359.7 k.

  • Who are Amazon competitors?

    Competitors of Amazon include GoRootz, Flipkart and Walmart.

  • Where is Amazon headquarters?

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

  • Where are Amazon offices?

    Amazon has offices in Seattle, Baltimore, Charleston, Columbus and in 87 other locations.

  • How many offices does Amazon have?

    Amazon has 92 offices.