Amazon Stock Surges 8% After Blow Out Earnings and Raised Guidance

Retail monster Amazon.com reported much stronger June quarter revenue Thursday and raised guidance for Q3 sending the shares sharply higher. It was Amazon’s biggest earnings beat since Q4 2020 with the ongoing cost-cutting improving margins. Amazon was the last of the mega-cap tech companies to report, following Netflix, Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Meta and Alphabet. AMZN reported net income of $6.7 billion, or 65 cents a share, after recording a loss of $2 billion, or 20 cents a share, a year earlier. The year-ago loss was … Continue reading “Amazon Stock Surges 8% After Blow Out Earnings and Raised Guidance”

Amazon Advertising and AWS Cloud Computing Drive Earnings Higher than Expectations

Retail monster Amazon.com reported stronger March quarter revenue Thursday and raised guidance for Q2 sending the shares sharply higher.  Amazon stock was trading at 118.19 ▲ 8.37 (7.62%) after the release. Earnings were 31 cents per share v 21 cents per share expected on revenue of $127.36 billion vs $124.71 billion expected. AWS generated operating income of $5.1 billion in the quarter, AWS determines the company’s profitability as total operating income rose to $4.77 billion. The markets were already bulled up after … Continue reading “Amazon Advertising and AWS Cloud Computing Drive Earnings Higher than Expectations”

More Tech Wreckage as Amazon Follows Meta Down After Misses on Revenue and Guides Lower

Retail monster Amazon.com reported weaker September quarter revenue Thursday and lowered guidance sending the shares sharply lower.  Amazon stock was trading at $90.15 -20.81 or -18.75% after the release. The markets were already jittery after the META trainwreck the night before. Amazon recorded a $3.9 billion loss on its Rivian investment which led to a reported a loss of 20 cents per share on revenue of $121.23 billion vs. $119.09 billion expected. Amazon was the last of the mega-cap tech companies … Continue reading “More Tech Wreckage as Amazon Follows Meta Down After Misses on Revenue and Guides Lower”

Amazon Stock Tumbles After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus Expecting Labor Supply Issues To Hit Holiday Sales

Retail monster Amazon.com reported much weaker September quarter earnings Thursday.  $AMZN stock tumbled 4.5% after they guided much lower than  expected.  Amazon was already projected to grow at  the slowest in the past decade but issued an even bleaker picture blaming labor and supply issues. This is the last quarter under which the e-commerce and technology giant’s founder Jeff Bezos was CEO, as longtime company exec Andy Jassy took over the top spot on July 5. Could this be the … Continue reading “Amazon Stock Tumbles After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus Expecting Labor Supply Issues To Hit Holiday Sales”

Amazon Priming For Christmas Hiring 150,000 Seasonal Employees

Retail monster Amazon.com is not slowing down with all the talk of inflation and supply constraints it is busy priming its workforce for the holiday season. $AMZN aims to hire 150,000 seasonal employees in the U.S. getting a jump ahead in the tight labor market.

Amazon Stock Tumbles 7.5% After Missing Revenues, Guiding Far Below Consensus

Retail monster Amazon.com reported June quarter earnings Thursday,first report since founder Jeff Bezos stepped down, beating on earnings but missed on revenues. $AMZN stock tumbled after they guided much lower than  expected. Q2 midline revenue of $109BN is projected to grow  the slowest in the past decade.

Amazon Lays The Platform For an Aggressive Black Friday and Cyber Monday Push

Black Friday hopes have seen retail monster Amazon.com stock rally back since $AMZN reported lower than expected third quarter earnings, beating on revenue but missing on EPS. The company has laid the platform for an aggressive Black Friday and Cyber Monday push.

Amazon Revenue Beats But Amazon Web Services Cloud Business Growth Misses

Retail monster Amazon.com reported mixed second quarter earnings Thursday, beating on revenuebut missing on EPS. The growth in AWS sales fell from 41% in Q1 to first sub-40% growth in five years. $AMZN guided 3Q revenue higher from $66 billion to $70 billion