Amazon Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AMZN -- USA Stock  

USD 1,915  29.29  1.51%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Amazon is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Amazon buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Amazon positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Amazon available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Amazon buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Amazon Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Cautious Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Amazon has a mean deviation of 1.44, semi deviation of 1.91, standard deviation of 2.16, variance of 4.67, downside variance of 6.81 and semi variance of 3.66
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Amazon to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Amazon. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Amazon is not overpriced, please confirm all Amazon fundamentals including its Net Income, Price to Earnings To Growth and the relationship between Price to Book and Current Ratio . Given that Amazon has Number of Shares Shorted of 4.28 M, we suggest you validate Amazon market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Amazon Thematic Classifications

Artificial Intelligence IdeaArtificial Intelligence
Firms and funds that are developing tools for artificial intelligence
Robots And Drones IdeaRobots And Drones
Cross-sector firms and funds that develop or invest in technology that can replicate repetitive human actions
Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals

Amazon Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.007197Value At Risk3.27
Potential Upside3.38Standard Deviation2.16
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares29.1 M49.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares25.4 M43.2 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares17.2 M29.3 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares16 M27.2 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares15.2 M25.9 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares9.7 M16.5 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options7.2 M12.2 B
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares6.8 M11.6 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpCall Options6.2 M10.5 B

Amazon Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.042
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.08

Amazon Volatility Alert

Amazon currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.61. It has Information Ratio of -0.08 and Jensen Alpha of -0.01. However, we do advice investors to further question Amazon expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Amazon Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmazonPeer Average
Return On Equity21.56 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset4.16 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.02 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin9.91 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation979.68 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding487.74 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders16.24 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions58.42 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.28 M3.24 M
Price to Earning151.66 times40.69 times
Price to Book26.65 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.49 times17.81 times
Revenue208.13 B9.85 B
Gross Profit65.93 B21.75 B
EBITDA20.63 B1.41 B
Net Income6.27 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents27.05 B3.89 B
Cash per Share55.46 times5.17 times
Total Debt45.79 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity130.80 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.07 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share71.86 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations11.02 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.00 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share12.63 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.42 times1.22 times
Number of Employees575.7 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization934.03 B29.78 B
Total Asset64.75 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings4.92 B38.24 B
Working Capital1.82 B3.58 B
Current Asset35.7 B36.8 B
   Sale by Diego Piacentini of 5062 shares of Amazon [view details]

Amazon Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Amazon has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
About 58.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Jeffrey Blackburn of 113 shares of Amazon

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Amazon Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price2,150.00
Target Mean Price2,122.60
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price2,500.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions43
Target Low Price980.00
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