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Bartosiak: Trading Amazon's (AMZN) Earnings with Options

David Bartosiak

On Thursday, April 27th, Amazon (AMZN) will release its first quarter earnings results after the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of B.

In our video David will take a look at the current state of Amazon, their past earnings announcements, and he’ll give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings call. Furthermore, David will also give us insight on how to play the options market.

Amazon in Focus

Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. The company lists unique items in categories such as books, music, DVDs, videos, consumer electronics, toys, camera and photo items, software, computer and video games, tools and hardware, lawn and patio items, kitchen products, and wireless products.

Amazon is expected to report earnings at $1.02 per share according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Last quarter they beat earnings expectations at $1.54 per share, beating expectations by $0.14. Their average EPS surprise is 25.68%.

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Bottom Line

How should investors play Amazon ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in 11:30 am CST tomorrow to see David’s thoughts.

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