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LIVE: Amazon reports earnings

  • Amazon’s fourth quarter earnings report comes amid increased concerns over the firm’s spending in one-day delivery and slowing growth from its own enormous Amazon Web Services cloud unit.
  • Amazon’s stock has lagged its peers and the broader market over the last year.
  • Wall Street analysts still appear bullish over Amazon’s long-term prospects.
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Amazon is reporting financial fourth quarter earnings at market close on Thursday.

Wall Street expects Amazon to report earnings increase of approximately 19percent this quarter, since the business is spending billions of dollars in quicker delivery and its own cloud enterprise. All that investment, however, is very likely to cut to Amazon’s profitability.

Here is what Wall Street is anticipating for the quarter:

  • EPS: $4. ) 04, according to analysts surveyed from FactSet, vs. $6. 04 annually
  • Revenue: $86.0 billion, based on FactSet, vs. $72.4 billion per year past
  • Amazon Web Services: $9.8 billion, according to analysts surveyed by FactSet, vs. $7.4 billion final year

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Quotes for its market-leading Amazon Web Services cloud unit reveal lasted deceleration, as competition from Microsoft and Google intensifies. The estimated 32% increase in AWS for its fourth quarter is the weakest year-over-year earnings increase since Amazon started revealing the unit’s earnings in 2015.

Concerns over Amazon’s increased spending and AWS’s downturn have caused the company’s stock to lag behind its peers and the wider economy over the last year. Amazon’s stock is investing about flat this season, falling behind its peers such as Apple (up roughly 11percent ), Alphabet (up 9 percent approximately ), and Microsoft (up roughly 8 percent ). In 2019, it underperformed the broader market for the very first time in five decades.

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