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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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.)…

Upside for AMZN Stock? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is a contentious company. Some investors think AMZN stock is priced way too high, but those concerns haven’t dented the share price. So are the bears right about Amazon? The…

Shocking Call on Amazon Stock An analyst at Sandford Bernstein Co. raised his target price on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), calling current consensus estimates from Wall Street on Amazon stock “shockingly low.” Carlos Kirjner raised his price target on Amazon stock to $1,000, citing strong financial results, expanding gross…

Here’s Why Amazon Stock Could Be a Winning Pick If you have been following the stock market at all, you will likely have noticed one phenomenon: the market does not like companies that rely on one-time sales, even if they are leaders in their respective markets. Instead, investors…

Looking Ahead for AMZN Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has the most controversial stock prices of all time. It is a company barely in the black, yet it trades at 533 times its earnings. Some people would consider that crazy—not everyone though. One of Facebook’s early staff members, a…

Cloud Computing Driving Growth for Amazon Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock reported first-quarter earnings and it was an absolute blowout. AMZN stock is up nearly 12% this morning, as the e-commerce giant destroyed analyst expectations. Amazon’s first-quarter results are much more impressive than they were a year ago, when…

Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is soaring after the company reported record revenue. Where is the money coming from? Chart Courtesy of  www.StockCharts.com Straight out of the pockets of brick-and-mortar retailers. Chart Courtesy of  www.StockCharts.com

More Upside for AMZN Stock So far, 2016 has been tough for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shareholders. AMZN stock is down about eight percent for the year, after the company reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings back in January. But investors are just fickle. The e-commerce giant is investing tons of…

Lots of Opportunities for AMZN Stock It’s hard to imagine that a $300-billion company could grow much larger, let alone grow at a rapid clip. But that’s exactly what Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is still doing. In the past year, AMZN stock is up an impressive 38%. But…

This Could Be Huge for Amazon Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock was the #2 gainer on the S&P 500 last year. Will 2016 be another great year for Amazon stock? Well, the start wasn’t very good. Amazon stock went into a nosedive at the beginning of this year.…

Don’t Trust the Bears on Netflix Stock Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has lost 1.42% year-to-date, yet in December 2015, Netflix stock surpassed $130.00, reaching an all-time record-high. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), which has launched its own online streaming video product service, “Prime Video,” which has distracted Netflix investors away from…

More Upside for AMZN Stock? When Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) added its online streaming video service, “Prime Video,” to its “Prime” delivery subscription, it looked like little more than an afterthought. It definitely wasn’t in the same league as Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). There wasn’t much of a selection and…