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: Charging Ahead There is absolutely no reason to try and stand in front of a freight train, and for those dumb enough to do so, the chances of surviving are slim to none. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock is a perfect example of this freight train, and…

Amazon Stock vs. Walmart Stock The world is changing. I never thought we’d see the day that Warren Buffett dumps shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT); sadly, all good things come to an end. Buffett sold $900.0 million worth of Walmart stock lately, but that doesn’t mean he’s…

Why Amazon.com Is a Retail Disrupter Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) got slammed after reporting a shortfall in its fourth-quarter sales and offering a below-consensus first-quarter sales guidance. While the sales concerns are justified, especially given that AMZN stock has risen 58% over the past 52 weeks, I view major…

AMZN Stock: Bracing for Impact Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported earnings after the close on February 2, 2017, and even though it managed to beat on the bottom line, it fell short on the top line. Revenues fell short of expectations, and this bearish news was compounded when it…

Amazon Stock Takes a Beating Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) fell in after-hours trading as the company missed on its earnings report, dropping Amazon stock by 4.5%. The company registered a higher-than-expected earnings per share at $1.54 against the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.35, but fell short in revenue.…

2 Reasons to Be Bullish on Amazon Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has been growing from strength to strength as the Jeff Bezos-led company comes out fresh from its success in the holiday-quarter sales. Amazon is also on better footing with President Donald Trump after the company announced its plans…

Should You Invest in Top Ecommerce Companies? Dear reader, it’s important to remember that the stock market isn’t a solid thing. It is made up of different sectors, some of which are more promising than others. For instance, online retail stocks are on the verge of exploding, meaning…

What to Expect from Amazon Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) had its most successful year ever in 2016, yet some analysts continue to underestimate AMZN Stock. They just don’t get it. Amazon isn’t an ordinary company, so trying to value it like one is foolish. You can’t even compare…

Apple and Amazon Stock under Trump Technology stocks were pounded following Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential elections. The concerns were real; Trump had been openly targeting the tech heavyweights during his election campaign, ranging from issues as wide as outsourcing and non-payment of taxes to hiring…

These 3 Stocks Are Likely to Benefit Under Donald Trump  As the U.S. presidential Inauguration Day comes closer, investors are busy considering stocks that could get them handsome returns under the Donald Trump administration. At this point, one of the most important factors in determining the future performance…

Don’t Underestimate Amazon Stock (AMZN Stock) Dear reader, you probably know that we’re big fans of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). You can hardly blame us. In the time that we’ve been bullish on Amazon stock (AMZN stock), the share price has risen by triple-digits, meaning it could have made…

Amazon Stock (AMZN Stock) Wins CES...Again There were a lot of remarkable gadgets displayed at this year’s Consumer Electronics Shows (CES), but Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stole the show with "Alexa," its artificial intelligence software. We believe this is the year Alexa could become a cash cow, and apparently…

AMZN Stock Likely to Gain from New Strategy Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been making news since its great showing at the CES 2017 conference+. And now another piece of news comes that indicates the high ambitions of the company. Amazon’s master strategy may bridge the gap with Donald…

Amazon Stock Set to Climb Higher in 2017? Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has been at the center of attention since Donald Trump won the presidential election last fall. A bone of contention was that The Washington Post, which is indirectly owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was accused by Trump…

AMZN Stock: Critical Support I have been watching the Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock chart with a keen eye for some time now. I was bullish on this investment for quite a while, but then, in late October, Amazon stock sold off after a poor earnings announcement. The resulting sell-off did…

Is This a Real Tailwind for Amazon Stock (AMZN Stock)? Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) just took its drone delivery scheme to a whole new level of surreal. Instead of launching delivery drones from ground facilities, the company wants to have blimps that act as “airborne fulfillment centers.” Is this…

Holiday Sales Foreshadow AMZN Stock Rally Once again, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has won the holiday season. The giant e-commerce company sold millions of its new "Amazon Echo" devices in the holiday rush, which could help fuel AMZN stock over the coming decade. To put it in perspective, the…

What Echo Sales Mean for AMZN Stock For those who may not know, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has opened up a whole new era of consumer electronics—it’s called the "Internet of Things" (IoT). This new branch of technology vastly increases the upside potential of AMZN stock, particularly because Amazon…

AMZN Stock: Locked and Loaded In my previous report on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock, I mentioned that the trend was cracked but not broken. The reason why I felt that the trend had developed a crack was that Amazon stock sold off on a disappointing earnings report, and a…