Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

amzn stockAmazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) used to be the biggest bookstore in the world; now, it’s the biggest at selling everything. Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, the company has evolved from selling just books to also offering movies, games, music, electronics, clothing, auto parts, home furnishings, health and beauty aids, toys, household products and cleaning supplies, and groceries. The company has also branched out to offer services such as self-publishing, an e-commerce platform, and a co-branded credit card.

The formula has made Amazon.com one of the largest retailers in the world and shareholder a fortune. AMZN stock had its initial public offering at a split-adjusted price of $1.73 per share in May of 1997. As a June 2016, Amazon stock trades at over $700.00 per share. A $1,000 investment back then would be worth over $400,000 today.

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Are Amazon Stores About to Disrupt the Grocery Industry?  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a company known as one of the progenitors of the online shopping revolution is now looking to an altogether more traditional business to challenge: grocery stores. The new "Amazon Store," set to open in Seattle in early 2017,…

AMZN Stock: The Aging Bull In my previous report, I outlined that bearish headwinds have begun to develop around Amazon stock, and that the catalyst that triggered these headwinds was an earnings report that disappointed investors. These investors showed their disappointment by selling AMZN stock. This selling pressure…

Why India Is Amazing for AMZN Stock Over the last decade—a decade which Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) spent crushing brick-and-mortar retail stores—there was a clear trend in the value of Amazon stock: up and to the right. The share price exploded as rival after rival fell prey to the…

What This Means for Amazon Stock Over the last six years, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) played out a careful gambit to draw in big clients at its cloud computing arm. What was at stake, you ask? Nothing more or less than the value of Amazon stock (AMZN). This may sound…

Why is Amazon Stock Falling?  Despite having what it touted as its best Cyber Monday sales traffic ever, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Amazon stock still took a hit as investors were concerned over the company's large discounts. Falling about 1.5% on Wednesday, Amazon stock has faced a rather disappointing November,…

A Victory for AMZN Stock As Amazon's Cyber Monday comes to a close, it is clear that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is the big winner from Thanksgiving weekend. While Amazon stock doesn’t yet reflect the paradigm shift, the numbers tell a very clear story: namely, that holiday shopping is…

Amazon Stock Faces an Uphill Task This Black Friday Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been the top gainer in the past on big retail events like Black Friday, but this trend may change this year. The sentiment for Amazon stock had turned bearish since Donald Trump won the election…

E-Commerce Spending Can Buoy AMZN Stock With Thanksgiving just around the corner, analysts are eagerly awaiting holiday sales numbers from retailers like Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The good news is that recent history shows that “Amazon Cyber Monday” could be the biggest winner of all. While revenue from “Amazon…

Amazon Stock to Gain from Business Growth Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been in the news due to speculation about whether the e-commerce giant's business would be hit following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. AMZN stock has already suffered as a result of this event. However,…

What to Look for on Amazon Black Friday We all know that offline and online, Black Friday—the holiday shopping ritual that is officially kicked-off following the end of Thanksgiving—is a huge boon for retailers like Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). But just how big is an Amazon Black Friday? Here…

Amazon Stock Stands to Gain From Trump’s Policies   Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock went up by more than three percent in the last trading session to close at $743.24 as the low levels turned attractive for buyers. AMZN stock had been under pressure since Donald Trump won the…

Will George Soros' Investment in Amazon Stock Pay Off? George Soros was quite bullish on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) after the second quarter this year. The recent 13F filing by Soros Fund Management LLC shows that the fund owns 39,510 shares of the company. This is a more-than-200% increase…

Bezos Should be Worried for Amazon Stock As the votes rolled in across the country, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos must have squirmed in his seat. His past run-ins with the President-Elect Donald J. Trump suggest the outcome of this election could have serious implications for Amazon…

AMZN Stock: Chart Damage Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock opened 4.5% lower the morning after a disappointing earnings quarter was announced. Amazon missed its earnings estimates, reporting earnings of $0.52 per share in the third quarter, while expectations were for $0.78 per share. This news of an earnings miss…

Amazon Stock Likely to Take a Breather Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced the financial results for its third quarter on October 27. The company is known to make big investments to gain market share, and this time was no different. But increasing costs for long-term gains may hit AMZN…

Amazon Stock Could Hit $1,000 before the End of 2016 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is suing a counterfeit "iPhone" cable and charger manufacturer, which uses Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to sell its wares. The fake Apple product-maker presented its wares as being from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM). In addition…

Amazon.com, Inc. Focusing on Growth Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has been in the limelight during the past few months for making new lifetime highs. Analysts are upbeat on the growth potential of the retail giant, which has recently announced its plans to open new convenience stores. AMZN stock…

Nothing Can Stop Amazon Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shows no sign of slowing. On October 12, the company announced it will move into the corner-store business. Amazon may also build physical bookstores in select towns. (Source: "If you build it they will come': Amazon takes on the corner…

Amazon.com Dives Deeper into Your Wallet I was quite bullish when I last wrote about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) a few weeks back, but now I'm more convinced that AMZN stock will be the next $1,000 stock. I said that Amazon.com, Inc. should be viewed as a disruptive stock…

This is a Big Step for Amazon.com Inc. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has had quite a bullish run over the past month, gaining about nine percent. AMZN stock took a breather yesterday and lost about one percent, to close at $831.00. However, the e-commerce giant is in no…