It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.07, or 0.07%, to $106.69. The Amazon.com Inc. has recorded 1,003,132 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Amazon Business kicks off its Small Business Month with Small Business Grants Designed to Spur Innovation and Growth.
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Amazon.com Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ in the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating in the Internet Retail industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $106.62 and fluctuated between $106.79 as its day high and $105.16 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Amazon.com Inc. is $1076.82B. A total of 43.96 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 59.71M shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, AMZN has seen 10 BUY and 29 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 130,380 and the disposition of 804,114 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 44 BUYs and 125 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 411,206 shares during that period but sold 5,503,143.
In the most recent transaction, Selipsky Adam sold 500 shares of AMZN for 105.04 per share on May 05. After the transaction, the CEO Amazon Web Services now owns 135,260 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 04, Selipsky Adam sold 520 shares at 104.34 per share. AMZN shares that CEO Amazon Web Services owns now total 135,760.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Herrington Douglas J disposed of 4,000 shares on May 01 at a per-share price of $105.00. This resulted in the CEO Worldwide Amazon Stores holding 552,298 shares of AMZN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Selipsky Adam sold 500 shares at $104.18 per share on Apr 20. Company shares held by the CEO Amazon Web Services now total 136,280.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AMZN in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $132.18 with high estimates of $165.00 and low estimates of $85.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AMZN has a high of $146.57 and a low of $81.43.
As of this writing, AMZN has an earnings estimate of $0.34 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 34 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.45 per share and a lower estimate of $0.14. The company reported an EPS of $0.03 in the last quarter, which was -82.40% lower than expectations of $0.17.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. AMZN’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $96.05B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $116.39B in debt and $142.27B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.08, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $138.25B.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for AMZN is Buy with a score of 4.82.