|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 3000|
|Day's Range||1,910.50 - 1,957.31|
|52 Week Range||931.75 - 2,050.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||151.66|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||2,122.60|
Spending on digital marketing grew by 44 percent last year in the United States and Britain to $52 billion, a study has found, estimating that global outlays on such tactics are approaching $100 billion. In contrast to placing online ads through intermediaries, digital marketing, or "martech", has the appeal of enabling brands to target consumers directly via social media, search-engine optimisation or voice-activated assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa. The growth in part reflects a desire to take functions in house following high-profile complaints by consumer giants Procter & Gamble and Unilever over fraud in online advertising.
The company's advertising profit may overtake one of its key business segments in just a few years.
Stock futures fell Sunday as new Trump tariffs hit China Monday. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq has lagged as Apple and FANGs Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet have pulled back.
Amazon.com, Nvidia, Adobe Systems, Workday and ServiceNow: Top tech stocks testing their 50-day/10-week lines. All but Amazon are near buy points.
There have been plenty of times to buy Amazon stock during its impressive price, but taking profits at this point isn't bad strategy.
By introducing a bevy of new products that enhance its line of smart speakers and connecting them to various smart home devices, Amazon has increased the pressure on Google-owner Alphabet.
Amazon has opened its first cashier-less "Go" store outside of Seattle in the U.S. It's about a block from my office in Chicago. The opening does not seem to be affecting the stock very much, though.
All the big tech companies are taking on the smart home, but Amazon wow'd the industry with an onslaught of new products, including a sub-woofer and a microwave oven. Google's big hardware event takes place in a few weeks, but don't expect it to look anything like Amazons. The two companies smart home strategies are completely different: Amazon is focused on selling products while Google wants to sell you.
Benzinga has featured looks at many investor favorite stocks over the past week. Bullish calls included leaders in e-commerce and video streaming. Bearish calls included an airline giant and an electric ...
DEEP DIVE Bloomberg on Thursday reported that its Consumer Comfort Index had risen to its highest level since 2001. With other signs of robust U.S. economic growth, this is a good time to highlight the makers and sellers of consumer products that have already been posting strong sales growth.
Amazon wears many hats -- retailer, gadget maker, cloud provider, Hollywood producer -- but until recently, ad titan wasn't one of them. U.S. advertisers will spend $4.61 billion on Amazon's platforms this year, accounting for 4.1% of all digital ad spending. "Amazon has the ingredients for a truly powerhouse digital ad business, the key to which is doing more than just selling ad impressions," wrote eMarketer's Nicole Perrin.
The tagline for the Amazon Go store is "No lines. No checkout. (No, seriously.)" -- and one might be coming near you.
All American media icons, all bought by billionaires in the past half decade. For the billionaires, meanwhile, ownership of storied magazines or newspapers provides an alluring combination of a trophy property, a high-profile opportunity to demonstrate their business acumen and a chance to display highbrow civic-mindedness. "There is nothing more satisfactory than seeing your name on top of a masthead as publisher or editor or owner," said Samir A. Husni, journalism professor at the University of Mississippi.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise. Last year, global sales passed 1 million new cars sold, the first time ever, according to a report by McKinsey & Company, an automotive and assembly company. More car companies are designing electric vehicles, like Jaguar's first electric SUV debuted in March, and Mercedes launching an all-electric vehicle to challenge Tesla.
Auto Trader, a digital automotive platform based in the United Kingdom, imagined what electric cars of the future would look like if world-renowned lifestyle and tech brands designed them. Check out its designs for Amazon, Spotify and Ikea.
Conversational AI is a technology that "could be as important to the enterprise as websites are today." See why Artificial Solutions' Chief Strategy Officer says this is a field investors need to know about.
Amazon released more products this week than I’ve ever seen announced at once by a tech company. The pace was dizzying: At an event at its Seattle headquarters, it announced a new product about every five minutes for an hour and a half. Almost all of those products were focused around Alexa, its virtual voice…
With a federal appeals court preparing to consider the Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era U.S. net neutrality regulations, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ramping up his defense of the decision. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has this month also criticized California's legislature for approving a state measure to guarantee open internet access and said "bad behavior" on the part of internet service providers (ISPs) could be prevented by the FCC's new transparency requirements.