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Amazon.com (AMZN): Q2 EPS of -$0.02 misses by $0.07. Revenue of $15.70B (+22% Y/Y) misses by...

Amazon.com (AMZN): Q2 EPS of -$0.02 misses by $0.07. Revenue of $15.70B (+22% Y/Y) misses by $4M. Shares -2.4% AH. (PR)
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  • criticalbear
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    so amazon misses big on EPS and misses slightly on revenue? Where's the 20% stock rise?
    25 Jul 2013, 04:09 PM Reply Like
  • ReligiousWacko
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    Wait for the analyst upgrades!
    25 Jul 2013, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • dieuwer
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    The fat lady has sung. Anyone dare to compute the P/E ratio of AMZN now?
    25 Jul 2013, 04:14 PM Reply Like
  • 13761362
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    you're calling a 22% rise in revenue a miss? hahahaha. let's see....to get to 15 billion they would have to do an extra 2 plus...almost three billion from last year? Amazin' Amazon!
    25 Jul 2013, 04:16 PM Reply Like
  • flux8
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    What is the point of a revenue increase when you're not earning a penny of profit?
    25 Jul 2013, 04:18 PM Reply Like
  • dieuwer
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    1) Go to bank and borrow billions with stock as collateral
    2) Offer free shipping and $1 gadget that really costs $2.
    3) Show massive revenue rise as anyone will buy from you that $1 gadget that really costs $2.
    4) Pump stock, bank happy.

     

    Rinse, repeat.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:20 PM Reply Like
  • doctorslernon
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    The only thing amazing about Amazon is its ability to lose money on "endless" growth.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:22 PM Reply Like
  • ManoLive
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    Doesn't matter. I have my straddle in place, so I profit no matter what, as long as the stock moves. But right now, it's kind of undecided. I don't care which direction it goes, as long as it's a long way.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:21 PM Reply Like
  • Mark Krieger
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    they also gave weak guidance
    25 Jul 2013, 04:23 PM Reply Like
  • Amit Ghate
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    I'm biased (short) so take this fwiw, but I'm amazed at how much international growth slowed. From 22% y/y to 13%. http://seekingalpha.co...
    25 Jul 2013, 04:24 PM Reply Like
  • tomoboyle
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    Amazons philosophy...."We lose a little on every sale but we make it up in volume."
    25 Jul 2013, 04:26 PM Reply Like
  • Kenjisan
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    Just like many other companies, we are betting on the company's future. That said, isn't it time to throw in the towel.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:44 PM Reply Like
  • Mark Krieger
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    one thing for sure....management will be pumping during the conference call. They still own a ton of shares that they need to sell.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:55 PM Reply Like
  • MWDaveT
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    Amazing that people continue to buy this stock
    25 Jul 2013, 05:10 PM Reply Like
  • Bouchart
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    Buy with both hands! Bad news is good, right?
    25 Jul 2013, 05:57 PM Reply Like
  • Ashraf Eassa
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    Buy the dip seems to work for this stock.
    25 Jul 2013, 06:08 PM Reply Like
  • Piptief
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    Waiting for Amazon to rally on these woeful earnings (lol!)...now consider if Apple had posted those earnings...the stock would have dropped through 350! Ridiculous...
    25 Jul 2013, 06:57 PM Reply Like
  • BigJ1260
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    Whats hilarious is that all the analysts and shows keep quoting PE to 2014 earnings and still have them making almost $1 in Q4 2013

     

    Aint gonna happen - Amzn will guide and see Q4 at around break even (means about zero profit in 2013) and will guide 2014 at maybe flat to $1.50 (they always have HUGE ranges) while analysts have them making around $3.00 in 2014

     

    They will just about NEVER make any real profit - all their businesses are incredibly price sensitive and easily replicated or have big competitors. If they ever raise prices to actually make real profits, their business will go Flat overnight, they know this, which is why they never raise prices. Yet analysts keep talking about "when they raise prices"" - It ain't ever coming folks. CFO said as much today on call.

     

    Scary part is when all the analysts take 2013 and 2014 to about flat on profit - they will keep the fairytale alive and raise stock price

     

    What a joke !!
    25 Jul 2013, 07:14 PM Reply Like
  • 215304
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    BigJ, these are the same analysts that said in 2010 that Amazon was going to earn over $5 a share in 2012. When 2012 came along Amazon didn't quite hit the $5 number, they lost money for the year. This is the game these analysts play. Today on CNBC a guest analyst said he was investing in Amazon because "it's only selling at 60 times 2015 earnings". What a joke. Sounds like a big fraudulent scheme to me.
    25 Jul 2013, 08:47 PM Reply Like
  • Sammy Lee
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    Hence, their foray into groceries - another low margin business.
    25 Jul 2013, 07:58 PM Reply Like
  • awakeinwa
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    At this point, I'm not sure why it's not apparent that Amzn's employing a dumping strategy. Undersell at or below cost, use membership to pay for transport, and squeeze out retail competitors, then at the end upon acquiring retail monopoly, raise prices and margins accordingly.

     

    How is it different than what the Japanese tried to do in the 80s with dumping memory below cost or what Samsung's trying to do dumping with smart phones at cost to acquire share to squeeze out other market participants. A lot of copying and volume, not much innovation.
    25 Jul 2013, 09:30 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Samsung doesn't dump phones or tablets at cost. I'd argue the new galaxy tab 3 models are very overpriced for the old specs they have
    26 Jul 2013, 09:14 AM Reply Like
  • divinecomedy
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    Stock at 400 within a year from now with these losses. With profits, 40 bucks. Have to keep the Ponzi going after all.
    25 Jul 2013, 11:04 PM Reply Like
  • doctorslernon
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    Don't know to laugh or cry with Amazon stock. The more money they lose the better for the consumer right? Only company in the world rewarded for losing money. If Sears or Land's End announced they would have their catalog online for the purpose of selling at cost or below at cost they would be skewered. Why does Amazon get rewarded?
    26 Jul 2013, 04:43 AM Reply Like
  • lpcongas99
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    i guess "fulfillment center's" really are the same as warehouse's
    26 Jul 2013, 07:50 AM Reply Like
  • TheAxe
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    No position But not a soul defends AMZN yet the stock always goes higher.........and higher and higher
    26 Jul 2013, 01:13 PM Reply Like
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