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)
566,000 (est)+5%
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, Dublin, Beijing, San Francisco and in 170 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 Revenue

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

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

52.9 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

22.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

2.5 b

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

3 b

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

920.1 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)

1.9 k

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

19.8 b


924.9 b
Amazon's current market capitalization is $920.1 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, 2018Q2, 2018


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

Accounts Receivable

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


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

Current Assets

25.9 b26.4 b28.8 b30.5 b32.2 b35.6 b39.5 b41 b48.6 b50.8 b54.5 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, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

(57 m)35 m114 m513 m1.4 b1.6 b724 m921 m1.2 b1.6 b4.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

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


721 m693 m(844 m)769 m712 m(383 m)947 m265 m(1.3 b)2.2 b1.1 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)(7.5 b)
USDY, 2018


310.1 x


163.5 x


0.7 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 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, 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 k80 k

Availability Zones (AWS)

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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
PillPack (395)June 28, 2018$1 b
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
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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

Human Capital Metrics

Amazon's employees are reported to be approximately 40% female and 60% male.
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Amazon Online and Social Media Presence

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Amazon News and Updates

Walmart wants to take on Amazon with virtual reality shopping

Walmart, the world’s biggest company, is better known for cheap tube socks than its technical wizardry. But the company has thousands of developers plugging away…

Amazon developing device that records live TV, can challenge TiVo: Sourcewdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt

Currently, Fire TVs stream live content via the Amazon Channels service

Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Amex, others plan to fight data localisation plans

Companies likely to approach PMO, pitch the issue as trade concern

Kerala floods: How online firms like Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm are helping

Amazon and Flipkart are putting all their on-ground resources to use, especially in the southern states for relief work.

Amazon May Challenge TiVo with DVR That Works with Fire, Streams to Smartphones

Amazon working on DVR that competes with TiVo, and would allow streaming to its Fire devices and smartphones.

Amazon is discounting Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets for a limited time

Kids aren't always the most trustworthy when it comes to taking care of their stuff. Whether it's toys or new phones, all of the stuff you give them should be considered at risk for damage. But don't worry, the Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition is here to lower those stress levels when it comes to your c…
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Amazon Company Life and Culture

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