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Amazon.com Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: 1.17% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Amazon.com's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,145,403 Mil. Amazon.com's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $13,362 Mil. Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.17%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

AMZN' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04   Med: 0.99   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.87

During the past 13 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Amazon.com was 2.67%. The lowest was 0.04%. And the median was 0.99%.

AMZN's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
71.66% of 1129 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 5.14 vs AMZN: 0.87

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Amazon.com's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 20.64%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Amazon.com Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.81 1.74 1.68 1.58 2.33

Amazon.com Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 2.00 1.92 2.33 1.44 1.17

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Retail subindustry, Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Amazon.com Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Amazon.com's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Amazon.com Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Amazon.coms Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=39960/1717525.06
=2.33 %

Amazon.com's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $13,362 Mil.



Amazon.com  (NAS:AMZN) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Amazon.com Business Description

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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, or GMV, in 2021. Retail related revenue represents approximately 80% of total, followed by Amazon Web Services' cloud computing, storage, database, and other offerings (10% to 15%), advertising services (5%), and other the remainder. International segments constitute 25% to 30% of Amazon's non-AWS sales, led by Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
Executives
Jassy Andrew R director, officer: President and CEO PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Cooper Edith W director C/O ETSY, INC. 117 ADAMS STREET BROOKLYN NY 11249
Selipsky Adam officer: CEO Amazon Web Services PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Clark David H officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Alexander Keith Brian director P.O. BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Nooyi Indra K director 700 ANDERSON HILL RD PURCHASE NY 10577
Bezos Jeffrey P director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman, CEO and President PO BOX 81226 PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Mcgrath Judith A director PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Zapolsky David officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Brewer Rosalind G director C/O MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY 1225 17TH STREET, SUITE 3200 DENVER CO 80202
Wilke Jeffrey A officer: CEO Worldwide Consumer PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Huttenlocher Daniel P director ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA CORNING NY 14831
Weeks Wendell P director ONE RIVERFRONT PLZ CORNING NY 14831
Olsavsky Brian T officer: Senior Vice President and CFO PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Gordon William B director

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