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Amazon.com, Inc.

AMZN: Share Price & Live Data

2 USD
-86.68 (-4.14%)
Price open 2,003.18
Previous close 2,095.97
Market cap 1T
Volume 6.12M
Day high 2,039.30
Day low 1,987.97
Year high 2,185.95
Year low 1,586.57

About Amazon.com, Inc.

Incorporated in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, Amazon is a conglomerate engaged in a wide variety of businesses. In its early years, the company was known for selling music and videos. In 1999, it ventured into the business of selling books as well as video games, consumer electronics as well as home improvement items. In recent years, the company has established itself as an e-commerce heavyweight.

Headquartered in Seattle Washington, Amazon has expanded its footprint into other businesses, key among them being cloud computing, digital streaming as well as the development of artificial intelligence innovations.

Amazon has grown to become one of the most valuable companies in the world, thanks to mergers and acquisition in diversified fields of operations. Its notable acquisition is Whole Foods that it acquired for $13.4 billion, consequently expanding its footprint into the sale of groceries. It is currently ranked as the largest internet company by revenue and the second-largest private employer.

Amazon is currently listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

Latest Amazon.com, Inc. News

G20 financial leaders propose stringent tax reforms directed at global tech giants

In an announcement on Saturday, G20 officials commented that it is high time that the leading economies from across the globe join hands to address vigorous tax optimization and associated complications that tech giants like Amazon, Google, and Facebook have been utilizing for years. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developme...

Amazon pledges $10 billion investment in support of environment protection and climate change

CEO Jeff Bezos of Amazon pledged $10 billion in donation to nonprofits, activists, scientists, among other groups to help support their battle against climate change and environment protection. As per the experts, however, it will be a major challenge for Amazon to contain emissions. With as many as 10 billion deliveries per year, the e-c...

Analyst Laura Martin of Needham predicts Amazon to buy the WWE

Needham recently predicted that in an attempt to win the streaming wars, Amazon may be eyeing to purchase the largest wrestling brand across the globe, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Analyst Laura Martin of Needham recently commented that the online retail giant led by the world-renowned Jeff Bezos may start with purchasing WWE...

Buy Walmart Stock or Invest in Amazon? How 2020 Has Started for Both

Retail stock is always popular with investors. It is a trend that is expected to continue into 2020. This is an industry that generally brings in bring profits. The best companies have clear strategies and huge, loyal customer bases. So, buying shares in a retail firm is a good idea. 2019 was a great year for the likes of Costco and Targe...

Amazon Stock Price Soars on Record Holiday Sales, Company Crosses $1 Trillion Valuation

Shares of the e-commerce giant Amazon soared in after hours trading Thursday after the company crushed analysts estimates for fourth-quarter profit. This caused the stock to surge 10% in after hours trading and ultimately cross the $1 trillion valuation, thus joining the exclusive $1 trillion group consisting of Apple, Microsoft, and Alph...

Amazon joins the $1 trillion club on Thursday with a largely positive quarterly earnings report

Amazon joined $1 trillion club on Thursday as it revealed a largely positive earnings report that fueled an 11% rally in its stock. The only other companies that have a market cap of $1 trillion are Apple, Microsoft, and Alphabet. The quarterly performance results highlighted the tech giant to have beaten the analysts’ estimates for earni...

Overview

Name
Amazon.com, Inc.
Exchange
NASDAQ Stock Exchange
Sector
Consumer Cyclical
Industry
Internet Retail
Country
United States
Full time employees
798,000

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