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) pushed the Retail industry lower today making it today's featured Retail laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Amazon.com fell $2.75 (-1.0%) to $270.61 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3,827,496 shares of Amazon.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,993,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $265.00-$273.16 after having opened the day at $271.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $273.36. Other companies within the Retail industry that declined today were:
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Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. Amazon.com has a market cap of $124.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 9.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 23 analysts that rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
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On the positive front,
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