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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AMZN Stock: Competitor Offers Greater Growth Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is an investment that defied logic for the longest time. The company was unable to churn a profit, yet the shares continued to soar. A lucky few had the foresight and vision to see the potential that Amazon…

This Could Be Huge for AMZN Stock According to Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant” report, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is still the undisputed king of cloud computing. Its continued dominance suggests that AMZN stock will keep moving “up and to the right” for the foreseeable future. In fact, Amazon will become…

Why AMZN Stock Was Muted After Earnings Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) continued its recent trend of sweeping analysts off their feet. The company crushed earnings expectations in its last earnings review, reported on Thursday. AMZN stock is now primed for huge gains in Q3 and Q4. If you’re looking…

This Could Be Massive for Amazon Stock When Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock lost more than $100.00 a share earlier this year, investors got a bit worried. At the time, I was also concerned, but still believed that Amazon stock could make a comeback because of its huge potential…

AMZN Stock Defies Gravity—Rightfully So Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has recently achieved new all-time highs. Investors have achieved a 9.3% return year-to-date and shares are currently trading at $738.20 apiece. That’s a hefty price to pay for a single share, but Amazon stock’s share price alone is not…

What’s Next for AMZN Stock? Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently held its second annual “Amazon Prime Day,” a special holiday set out for premium members of the company’s “Prime” service. Unfortunately, there was a slight hiccup in the checkout process, which negatively affected sales and, in turn, AMZN stock.…

Amazon Prime Day Explained The biggest retail deals of the year began at midnight last night, but the biggest stock deal of this millennium—at least in the first two decades of it—has been Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Amazon stock has performed especially well after the big sell-off last February,…

There’s No stopping Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock’s Rise The countdown is on for the big Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock “Amazon Prime Day” sale, an event that is to online shopping what Black Friday is to shopping mall visitors. The sales are big and the virtual checkout counter will…

What to Expect from Amazon Prime Day 2016 Move over, Black Friday—Amazon’s Prime sale is the new hotspot for bargain-hunters. The July 12 shopping bonanza, which Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) introduced last year, could provide an annual adrenaline shot to AMZN stock. The idea is pretty simple: put everything…

AMZN Stock’s Winning Strategy Investors tend to either love or hate Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)—there is no middle ground. I know that sounds extreme, but believe me, AMZN stock is one of the most divisive investments on the market. Investors either buy wholeheartedly into the company’s vision or they…

Three Tailwinds for AMZN Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is what I like to call a “market bulldozer.” Like a tractor clearing fields for new crops, Amazon digs its claws into a market and shreds every rival in sight. By the end, the soil is fertile for growth in…

This Is Where Amazon Stock is Going Next In recent months, Mr. Market seemed to be having a hard time putting a price on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock. From last December to this February, Amazon stock plunged more than 25%. Since then, the stock has started an incredible…

This Could Send Amazon Stock Skyrocketing Recently, the news on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock seems to be surrounding the upcoming launch of its standalone music streaming business. But I’m not going to talk about that in this article. Instead, I’m looking at something much bigger, something that could…

A few months ago, I wrote an article suggesting that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was heading toward a $1,300 price target faster than anyone imagined. Today, as I ponder the current $726.00 share price for AMZN stock, I am amazed. When I predicted the $1,300 valuation, I was picturing…

A Massive Catalyst for AMZN Stock? There are many catalysts behind Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock’s recent rally, such as cloud computing, on-demand video streaming, and its plan to build a global logistics platform. But there is one factor that’s less talked about that could provide a strong safety…

AMZN Stock Could Skyrocket Consumer numbers came out on Tuesday and they couldn’t have been better for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). As America’s largest retailer, an increase in consumer spending can only mean good things for AMZN stock. The Department of Commerce announced that personal spending increased by one…

Could This Send Amazon Stock Soaring? Those who invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock should have already made their money. Even if you invested as late as 2011, you should still have more than tripled your money. In the past five years alone, Amazon stock has skyrocketed 356%!…

Ray Dalio Sells AMZN Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) just lost a big-name shareholder in Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates. According to paperwork filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bridgewater sold its entire position in AMZN stock. (Source: “Bridgewater Associates 13F Filing,” Securities & Exchange Commission, May 13, 2016.)…