AMAZON.COM INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.74% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||20578.0||17091.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-437.0||-41.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6883.0||7689.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||40419.0||31861.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3099.0||3043.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.98||32.53|
|Return on Assets||-0.53||0.41|
|Return on Equity||-2.08||1.45|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||463.0||458.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||22.32||19.84|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4144707.0||3568717.0|
SELL. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 13.34 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 10.17. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, AMAZON.COM INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AMZN NM||Peers 499.56||AMZN 23.96||Peers 34.63|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
AMZN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
AMZN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|AMZN 301.96||Peers 1129.01||AMZN NA||Peers 0.72|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
AMZN's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|AMZN 13.34||Peers 10.17||AMZN -271.42||Peers -65.83|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
AMZN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, AMZN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AMZN 1.62||Peers 3.54||AMZN 21.54||Peers 45.27|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
AMZN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AMZN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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