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Amazon.com (AMZN) Cost of Goods Sold

: $480,980 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2023)
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Amazon.com's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $140,686 Mil. Its cost of goods sold for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $480,980 Mil.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Amazon.com's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was 17.22%.

Cost of Goods Sold is also directly linked to Inventory Turnover. Amazon.com's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was 4.09.


Amazon.com Cost of Goods Sold Historical Data

The historical data trend for Amazon.com's Cost of Goods Sold can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Amazon.com Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Cost of Goods Sold
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 241,699.00 334,564.00 403,507.00 446,343.00 480,980.00

Amazon.com Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Cost of Goods Sold Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 129,557.00 109,146.00 112,609.00 118,539.00 140,686.00

Amazon.com Cost of Goods Sold Calculation

Cost of Goods Sold is the aggregate cost of goods produced and sold, and services rendered during the reporting period. It excludes Total Operating Expense, such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization and Selling, General, & Admin. Expense.

Cost of Goods Sold for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $480,980 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Amazon.com  (NAS:AMZN) Cost of Goods Sold Explanation

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin.

Amazon.com's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Gross Margin %=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(169961 - 140686) / 169961
=17.22 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A company that has a moat can usually maintain or even expand their Gross Margin. A company can increase its Gross Margin in two ways. It can increase the prices of the goods it sells and keeps its Cost of Goods Sold unchanged. Or it can keep the sales price unchanged and squeeze its suppliers to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold. Warren Buffett believes businesses with the power to raise prices have moats.

Cost of Goods Sold is also directly linked to another concept called Inventory Turnover:

Amazon.com's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. A higher inventory turnover means the company has light inventory. Therefore the company spends less money on storage, write downs, and obsolete inventory. If the inventory is too light, it may affect sales because the company may not have enough to meet demand.

Usually retailers pile up their inventories at holiday seasons to meet the stronger demand. Therefore, the inventory of a particular quarter of a year should not be used to calculate inventory turnover. An average inventory is a better indication.


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Amazon.com (AMZN) Business Description

Address
410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA, USA, 98109-5210
Amazon is a leading online retailer and one of the highest-grossing e-commerce aggregators, with $386 billion in net sales and approximately $578 billion in estimated physical/digital online gross merchandise volume in 2021. Retail-related revenue represents approximately 80% of the total, followed by Amazon Web Services' cloud computing, storage, database, and other offerings (10%-15%), advertising services (5%), and other. International segments constitute 25%-30% of Amazon's non-AWS sales, led by Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
Executives
Adam Selipsky officer: CEO Amazon Web Services PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Douglas J Herrington officer: CEO Worldwide Amazon Stores PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
David Zapolsky officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Andrew R Jassy director, officer: President and CEO PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Shelley Reynolds officer: Vice President PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Brian T Olsavsky officer: Senior Vice President and CFO PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Daniel P Huttenlocher director ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA, CORNING NY 14831
Brad D Smith director 1040 13TH AVE, HUNTINGTON WV 25701
Jeffrey P Bezos director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman, CEO and President PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
David H Clark officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Jonathan Rubinstein director APPLE COMPUTER INC, 1 INFINITE LOOP, CUPERTINO CA 95014
Edith W Cooper director C/O ETSY, INC., 117 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11249
Judith A Mcgrath director PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108
Jeffrey A Wilke officer: CEO Worldwide Consumer PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Patricia Q Stonesifer director PO BOX 81226, SEATTLE WA 98108-1226

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