Amazon.com Rises On Unusually High Volume (AMZN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 7.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.3 times its average daily volume and trading up $11.65 (+4.5%) at $272 as of 10:51 a.m. ET.

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Amazon.com has a market cap of $125.03 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 10% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. It operates retail Websites, such as amazon.com and amazon.ca. The company serves consumers through its retail Websites and focuses on selection, price, and convenience. The company has a P/E ratio of 3450.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amazon.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Amazon.com Ratings Report.

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