In the past year,AmazonThe cumulative increase in stock prices was 83%, due to the continuous increase in the proportion of online shopping and the increasing use of cloud computing services by enterprises. Amazon Amazon Web Services is the market leader in cloud computing services.
In January of this year, Amazon announced that it will set up a company with Boxill Hathaway and Morgan chase to reduce the cost of health care for employees. This is widely interpreted as a threat to the existing US medical system, highlighting Amazon's ability to subvert the market.
In February of this year, Amazon exceededMicrosoft, became the third largest company in the United States by market capitalization.
Alphabet, with a market value of 783 billion U.S. dollars, ranked second. In the past year, Alphabet's share price has risen by about 33%. Although faster than Apple, it is far below Amazon.
At the same time, the marketiPhoneX's optimism is ebbing, and there is widespread concern that demand for this $999 starting handset is lower than expected.
Of course, the past rise in stock prices is not a reliable forecast for future performance. By most criteria, the rapid rise in Amazon stock prices in recent years is unconventional.
However, Amazon’s stock price has maintained its upward trend in the past year. At the end of August this year, its market value will reach 1 trillion US dollars. Apple’s market value will reach 1 trillion US dollars in the evening for one week – of course, provided that it can also maintain the current increase. speed. The market value of Alphabet reaches 1 trillion US dollars will need to wait until 2019.
Most Wall Street analysts are not very optimistic about Apple and Amazon's stock price rise. Thomson Reuters data show that analysts' average forecast is that in the next 12 months Apple's stock price will rise 11% to 195 US dollars, then its market value will reach 980.9 billion US dollars.
Analysts on average expect Amazon's share price to rise 10% to $1,700 in the coming year, when its market value will reach $823 billion.
In regular trading on Thursday, Apple shares rose 1.91 US dollars, or 1.09%, to close at 176.94 US dollars; Amazon shares rose 6.86 US dollars, or 0.44%, to close at 1551.86 US dollars.