1,676.00 +12.46 (0.75%)
After hours: 6:11PM EST
|Bid||1,672.01 x 1300|
|Ask||1,672.50 x 1100|
|Day's Range||1,660.50 - 1,704.99|
|52 Week Range||1,160.27 - 2,050.50|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.96|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||93.21|
|Earnings Date||Jan 30, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||2,136.26|
Workers in a recently opened Staten Island Amazon warehouse have announced their intention to unionize. The push also arrives as Amazon has faced increased scrutiny over the treatment of employees in its fulfillment centers. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders applied pressure against Bezos, finally convincing the company to raise its minimum minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The recent sell-off in tech stocks has led to divergent views on Shopify (NYSE:SHOP). Others look to the enormous growth of Shopify stock as filling the niche that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) cannot supplant. Some look at the forward price-to-earnings (PE) ratio that hovers above 220 and conclude that it has nowhere to go but down.
Investors concerned about the volatile market may have some relief ahead, says technical analyst Katie Stockton. If the S&P doesn't dip below 2,640 this week, it should be an all-clear for stocks to rally, she says. On Amazon, "We might look back and say it's a missed opportunity if we didn't take it," Stockton says.
It's not New York's "responsibility to provide billions of dollars to Amazon," which doesn't need it, state Sen. Michael Gianaris says. Amazon is not "worth providing $3 billion and setting a precedent" for other companies to pick the city's pockets, he says. Amazon could move instead to Manhattan and the $3 billion can be used for subway infrastructure, schools and affordable housing, Gianaris says.
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