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logoArgusApril 30, 2021

Amazon.com, Inc.: Another blowout quarter; reiterating BUY

Symbols
AMZN
Sector(s)
Consumer Cyclical
Rating
Current Price
$3,383.87
Price Target
$NaN
Earnings Estimate
Summary

Amazon.com is the leading U.S. e-commerce retailer and among the top e-commerce sites globally. Amazon.com also provides Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is the global leader in cloud-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platforms. The company's Prime membership platform is a key online retail differentiator, providing customers with free shipping (after an annual fee) along with exclusive media content (music, video, audible books, etc.). The company's Kindle reader and Alexa-based Echo and Dot digital voice assistants are category leaders. Amazon acquired Whole Foods Market in August 2017.

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Analyst Profile

James Kelleher, CFA

Director of Research & Senior Analyst Technology
Jim has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years and joined Argus in 1993. He is director of research at Argus and a member of the Investment Policy Committee. Jim has been instrumental in building Argus' proprietary valuation models, which are a key part of the proprietary Argus Six-Point Rating System. He also oversees Argus' technical analysis products; writes the Portfolio Selector report and other publications; and manages several Argus model portfolios. As a Senior Analyst, Jim covers Communications Equipment, Semiconductors, Information Processing and Electronic Manufacturing Services companies. he is a CFA charter-holder, and is a three-time winner in The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" All-Star Analyst Survey. In July 2010, McGraw-Hill Professional published Jim's book, "Equity Valuation for Analysts & Investors." The book, a single-volume treatment of financial modeling and valuation process, introduces the Argus proprietary valuation methodology known as Peer Derived Value.