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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 2.40
NAS:AMZN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NAS:AMZN: 2.40 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.4

Equity to Asset 0.24
NAS:AMZN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NAS:AMZN: 0.24 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.88   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.24

-0.88
0.41
Interest Coverage 5.28
NAS:AMZN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. NAS:AMZN: 5.28 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.28

0.45
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.83
M-Score: -2.96
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.00
NAS:AMZN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. NAS:AMZN: 1.00 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.4   Max: 6.36
Current: 1

-41.4
6.36
Net-margin (%) 0.37
NAS:AMZN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. NAS:AMZN: 0.37 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.1   Max: 8.5
Current: 0.37

-51.1
8.5
ROE (%) 2.81
NAS:AMZN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. NAS:AMZN: 2.81 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -270.37   Max: 145.93
Current: 2.81

-270.37
145.93
ROA (%) 0.68
NAS:AMZN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. NAS:AMZN: 0.68 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -74.7   Max: 18.1
Current: 0.68

-74.7
18.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.80
NAS:AMZN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. NAS:AMZN: 6.80 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -650   Max: 178.86
Current: 6.8

-650
178.86
Revenue Growth (%) 28.80
NAS:AMZN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NAS:AMZN: 28.80 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 16.8   Max: 297.4
Current: 28.8

16.8
297.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.10
NAS:AMZN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. NAS:AMZN: 22.10 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 12.7   Max: 219.7
Current: 22.1

12.7
219.7
EPS Growth (%) -38.40
NAS:AMZN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. NAS:AMZN: -38.40 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.3   Max: 318.6
Current: -38.4

-43.3
318.6
» NAS:AMZN's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

AMZN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Tom Russo 320 sh (New)
George Soros 30,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,905 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 5,500 sh (New)
John Burbank 87,484 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 883,824 sh (+233.94%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (+33.33%)
RS Investment Management 38,560 sh (+19.23%)
Frank Sands 8,235,520 sh (+6.53%)
Pioneer Investments 177,192 sh (+1.94%)
Chris Davis 19,175 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 307 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,402,344 sh (-1.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 131,500 sh (-10.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,050 sh (-14.22%)
Jim Chanos 33,100 sh (-16.83%)
John Griffin 800,000 sh (-20.79%)
Chase Coleman 890,000 sh (-28.23%)
Ron Baron 47,441 sh (-48.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 310,406 sh (-71.61%)
Jim Simons 13,155 sh (-95.76%)
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Q2 2013

AMZN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 343,855 sh (+2513.87%)
John Burbank 248,225 sh (+183.74%)
Tom Gayner 10,800 sh (+96.36%)
George Soros 40,000 sh (+33.33%)
Chase Coleman 984,000 sh (+10.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 142,500 sh (+8.37%)
Frank Sands 8,359,285 sh (+1.5%)
Chris Davis 19,245 sh (+0.37%)
John Griffin 800,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 307 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,400,539 sh (-0.08%)
Mario Gabelli 2,885 sh (-0.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,019 sh (-2.95%)
Pioneer Investments 171,136 sh (-3.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 290,069 sh (-6.55%)
Steven Cohen 744,406 sh (-15.77%)
RS Investment Management 29,620 sh (-23.18%)
Ron Baron 34,664 sh (-26.93%)
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Q3 2013

AMZN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Stanley Druckenmiller 157,700 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 1,068 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 773,737 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 4,870 sh (+68.8%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 425,691 sh (+46.76%)
Tom Gayner 14,900 sh (+37.96%)
Pioneer Investments 230,304 sh (+34.57%)
Jim Simons 441,755 sh (+28.47%)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,657 sh (+16.57%)
Ken Fisher 2,403,829 sh (+0.14%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 307 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 800,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 142,500 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ron Baron 34,644 sh (-0.06%)
Chris Davis 18,933 sh (-1.62%)
Frank Sands 7,753,755 sh (-7.24%)
RS Investment Management 26,645 sh (-10.04%)
John Burbank 205,415 sh (-17.25%)
Chase Coleman 760,000 sh (-22.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 680 sh (-33.27%)
Steven Cohen 152,613 sh (-79.5%)
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Q4 2013

AMZN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 739 sh (New)
George Soros 32,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 4,566 sh (New)
Bill Frels 1,499 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 503,705 sh (+230.05%)
RS Investment Management 32,954 sh (+23.68%)
Murray Stahl 1,311 sh (+22.75%)
Mario Gabelli 5,470 sh (+12.32%)
Chase Coleman 825,500 sh (+8.62%)
Tom Gayner 15,700 sh (+5.37%)
Pioneer Investments 233,296 sh (+1.3%)
Ken Fisher 2,406,308 sh (+0.1%)
Ron Baron 34,660 sh (+0.05%)
PRIMECAP Management 142,500 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 307 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller 157,700 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 800,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 623 sh (-8.38%)
Chris Davis 17,313 sh (-8.56%)
Frank Sands 6,430,860 sh (-17.06%)
John Burbank 137,890 sh (-32.87%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 182,240 sh (-57.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,311 sh (-88.75%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:AMZN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Reduce -17.06%1.16%$298.23 - $404.39 $ 323.68-10%6430860
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.1%$298.23 - $404.39 $ 323.68-10%0
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -32.87%0.69%$298.23 - $404.39 $ 323.68-10%137890
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$298.23 - $404.39 $ 323.68-10%32500
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 New Buy1.1%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%773737
Frank Sands 2013-09-30 Reduce -7.24%0.56%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%7753755
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -17.25%0.4%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%205415
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%0
Tom Gayner 2013-09-30 Add 37.96%0.04%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%14900
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 68.8%$280.93 - $318.12 $ 323.689%4870
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Add 183.74%1.49%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%248225
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.98%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%0
Frank Sands 2013-06-30 Add 1.5%0.12%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%8359285
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 Add 96.36%0.05%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%10800
George Soros 2013-06-30 Add 33.33%0.03%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%40000
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Reduce -26.93%0.02%$248.23 - $281.76 $ 323.6822%34664
John Burbank 2013-03-31 New Buy0.93%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%87484
John Griffin 2013-03-31 Reduce -20.79%0.73%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%800000
Frank Sands 2013-03-31 Add 6.53%0.48%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%8235520
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Add 33.33%0.24%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%100000
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%30000
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Reduce -48.93%0.07%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%47441
Tom Gayner 2013-03-31 New Buy0.05%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%5500
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$250.87 - $283.99 $ 323.6822%2905
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 555.20
NAS:AMZN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. NAS:AMZN: 555.20 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.93   Max: 3679.86
Current: 555.2

24.93
3679.86
P/B 15.00
NAS:AMZN's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NAS:AMZN: 15.00 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.43   Max: 4806
Current: 15

6.43
4806
P/S 2.02
NAS:AMZN's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. NAS:AMZN: 2.02 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.98
Current: 2.02

0.9
4.98
PFCF 75.20
NAS:AMZN's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. NAS:AMZN: 75.20 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.52   Max: 571.23
Current: 75.2

15.52
571.23
EV-to-EBIT 200.00
NAS:AMZN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. NAS:AMZN: 200.00 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.4   Max: 273.8
Current: 200

17.4
273.8
PEG 25.10
NAS:AMZN's PEG is ranked lower than
75% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. NAS:AMZN: 25.10 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 157.95
Current: 25.1

0.98
157.95
Shiller P/E 229.10
NAS:AMZN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. NAS:AMZN: 229.10 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 43.53   Max: 407.8
Current: 229.1

43.53
407.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 23.00
NAS:AMZN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:AMZN: 23.00 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 9.84   Max: 224.52
Current: 23

9.84
224.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.20
NAS:AMZN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
73% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NAS:AMZN: 4.20 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 246.06
Current: 4.2

1.72
246.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
NAS:AMZN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NAS:AMZN: 1.00 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 12.22
Current: 1

0.55
12.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 27.20
NAS:AMZN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NAS:AMZN: 27.20 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 33.48
Current: 27.2

1.35
33.48
Price/Graham Number 23.50
NAS:AMZN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NAS:AMZN: 23.50 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 28.96
Current: 23.5

3.86
28.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
NAS:AMZN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
73% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NAS:AMZN: 0.50 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 5.7
Current: 0.5

0.4
5.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.62
NAS:AMZN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. NAS:AMZN: 21.62 )
NAS:AMZN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.9   Max: 67.2
Current: 21.62

-1.9
67.2

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Compare:TSCO, EBAY, FIVE, AZO, BBBY » details
Traded in other countries:AMZ.Germany
Amazon.com, Inc., was incorporated in 1994 in the state of Washington and reincorporated in 1996 in the state of Delaware. The Company serves consumers through its retail websites and focuses on selection, price, and convenience. It designs its websites to enable millions of unique products to be sold by the Company and by third parties across dozens of product categories. The Company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products and fulfill orders through Amazon.com and their own branded websites. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. In addition, it generates revenue through other marketing and promotional services, such as online advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as: Books, Movies, Music & Games, Digital Downloads, Electronics & Computers, Home & Garden, Toys, Kids & Baby, Grocery, Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry, Health & Beauty, Sports & Outdoors, and Tools, Auto & Industrial. The Company also manufactures and sells the Kindle e-reader. The Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle with Special Offers, Kindle 3G with Special Offers and Kindle DX are portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. The Company has organized its operations into two main segments: North America and International. The North America segment consists of amounts earned from retail sales of consumer products (including from sellers), subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca, and amounts earned from AWS. The International segment consists of amounts earned from retail sales of consumer products (including from sellers) and subscriptions through internationally focused locations. This segment includes export sales from these internationally based locations (including export sales from these sites to customers in the U.S. and Canada), but excludes export sales from its U.S. and Canadian locations. The Company's competitors include: physical-world retailers, publishers, vendors, distributors, manufacturers, and producers of its products; other online e-commerce and mobile e-commerce sites; a number of indirect competitors, including media companies, web portals, comparison shopping websites, and web search engines; companies that provide e-commerce services, including website development, fulfillment, and customer service; companies that provide infrastructure web services or other information storage; and companies that design, manufacture, market, or sell digital media devices. The Company is subject to general business regulations and laws, as well as regulation

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Yost25@facebook
ReplyYost25@facebook - 2 weeks ago
Jasonmbaxter,
I'm pretty sure that's the right P/E ratio. Amazon reinvests most of their earnings so the eps is low.
Jasonmbaxter
ReplyJasonmbaxter - 2 months ago
Question for the GURU site managers. Why does hte P/E ratio show 1244? Should that be in the 120's? It looks like it's been multiplied by a factor of 10 or something.

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