Sean O'Shaughnessey on May 10th, 2017
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Commenting on Amazon.com, Inc.’s [[AMZN]] first quarter results, MKM Partners said the pace of investment spending by the online retail behemoth isn’t moderating and investors are supportive. Analyst Rob Sanderson dwelled on the company’s heavy investment in Prime Video, devices and technology, fulfillment capacity, international markets, AWS and other innovations in areas such as robotics and AI. […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on April 19th, 2017
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EVERY chief executive hopes to lead his company to success. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s boss [[AMZN]], wants something more epic. A prominent wall in the company’s headquarters in Seattle is covered with narratives from historic explorations: excerpts from “The Odyssey”; notes from the journey of Lewis and Clark as they ventured across America; the transcript of […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on April 11th, 2017
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Ten analysts now predict Amazon’s shares will eclipse the $1,000 mark in the next year, and 13 others have price targets within 5% of that goal. Since I follow the company, I will be putting out my price recommendation in the next couple weeks. Amazon is now the fourth-largest company in the S&P 500 by […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on April 1st, 2017
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AMAZON [[AMZN]] is an extraordinary company. The former bookseller accounts for more than half of every new dollar spent online in America. It is the world’s leading provider of cloud computing. This year Amazon will probably spend twice as much on television as HBO, a cable channel. Its own-brand physical products include batteries, almonds, suits […]

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on March 27th, 2017
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Institutional investors currently hold around $260 billion or 64.2% in Amazon [[AMZN]] stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $21.44 billion in Amazon.com, Inc., which represents roughly 5.26% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.25% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Price […]

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