January 30th news, Amazon Thursday released the company's 2015 fourth quarter and full year earnings. Reported that Amazon's fourth quarter net revenues of $35 billion 700 million, representing an increase of 22 over the same period last year, net profit of $, representing an increase of 125 over the same period last year. This performance should be satisfactory, however, in the eyes of investors in Wall Street, as the world's largest retailer, Amazon should face higher expectations, and may even be too high expectations.
Amazon 2015, the fourth quarter net profit increased more than doubled, to $4.82 billion and diluted earnings per share reached $1, although that is the company so far released its best quarterly performance, however, $1 per share diluted profit from market analysts had expected $1.56 still have a small gap. Therefore, this Friday, demanding investors price selling Amazon stock, lead to Amazon Friday tumbled 7.61 closing. In fact, in early trading Friday morning, Amazon's stock price fell nearly 11.
On Friday, the NASDAQ regular trading, Amazon shares fell $48.35, to close at $587, down 7.61. In the past 52 weeks, Amazon's lowest share price of $340.74, the highest share price of $696.44.
So, what is the reason for investors to the Amazon is not satisfied with it? Data show that Amazon's 2015 fourth quarter revenue grew 22, reaching $, although a substantial increase over the same period, but slightly less than the analyst's $. In addition, Amazon's fourth quarter operating costs in the quarter of 2015 increased by 21, to $24 billion 600 million, delivery costs also increased by 24.4, reaching $4 billion 500 million, these factors are almost
On Friday, Capital Markets RBC, an investment bank, cut its target price from $775 to $715, while maintaining the share price of $.
It is in these negative factors under the drag, Amazon shares suffered a substantial decline in Friday's plight. This dilemma, but also to Amazon CEO Geoff