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Trump's Amazon Tweets Dent His Stock Market Bragging Rights

03 April 2018

(NASDAQ:AMZN). Joel Isaacson & Co Limited Liability Com reported 2,067 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. It increased, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. In July, the president mused about whether the newspaper was "being used as a lobbyist weapon" to keep Congress from looking into Amazon's business practices. The firm purchased 188 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock, valued at approximately $220,000. Finally, American Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Union Bankshares Corp now owns 2,529 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $2,957,000 after buying an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. Rather, it was shareholders seeking refuge from the volatility in equity-market darlings such as Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc. and Tesla Inc. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Amazon.com by 1.7% in the second quarter. Some in Congress support legislation to require all e-commerce companies collect state sales tax.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on AMZN.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) has been given an average price target of $1670.66 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock.

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Amazon dropped more than six percent, wiping out almost United States dollars 45 billion of its market value, after President Donald Trump launched his latest attack over the pricing of the online retailer's deliveries through the U.S. postal system and promised unspecified changes, Reuters reported on Monday. Wolfe Research upgraded Amazon.com from a "peer perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Envestnet Asset Management has 0.09% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. The company's net profit margin is 1.7 percent.

Amazon (AMZN): shares slipping in early trade, down around 1%. Jefferies Group upped their price target on Amazon.com from $1,450.00 to $1,750.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Amazon.com, Inc. has a twelve month low of $859.02 and a twelve month high of $1,617.54. The e-commerce giant reported $2.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.85 by $0.31. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.5%. The firm had revenue of $60.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $59.85 billion.

Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/YTD/Yearly Performance: The stocks has year to date performance of 23.76 percent and weekly performance of -6.32 percent. Amazon.com's quarterly revenue was up 38.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 8.49 earnings per share for the current year. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,577.85, for a total value of $788,925.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 12,666 shares worth $18.50M on Thursday, February 15.

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In other news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 670 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 21st. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 6,214 shares of company stock valued at $9,251,120.

Institutional investors now hold around $426.36 billion or 61.8% in AMZN stock.

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Trump's Amazon Tweets Dent His Stock Market Bragging Rights