More on Amazon (AMZN): The company sees Q3 revenue of $14.45B-$17.15B vs. $16.98B consensus. In...

More on Amazon (AMZN): The company sees Q3 revenue of $14.45B-$17.15B vs. $16.98B consensus. In Q2 the operating margin fell to 0.5% after analysts expected 0.6% and Q1 came in at 0.8%. North America sales up 30% Y/Y and international sales rose 13%. Media sales gained 16% during the quarter while electronics and other general merchandise rose 31%. Free cash flow down 76% Y/Y to $265M. AMZN -2.1% AH.

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  • 13761362
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    i'll never forget wal mart's move in the 90's. this one is even more spectacular. if Amazon can go global they really could beat out Wally World for the title of "greatest revenue generator in history." be interesting to see how they structure their logistics operation.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:19 PM Reply Like
  • doctorslernon
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    A revenue generator who loses money. Revenue is only good if you earn something for it. In the past 2 years Amazon hasn't.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:24 PM Reply Like
  • Kenjisan
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    Here's news for you. Amazon is already tapped in globally.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:41 PM Reply Like
  • ReligiousWacko
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    It's amazing how little amazon longs seem to know about actual business. Like how they have been international for years and have been crushed in various markets like China.
    But yea, profits will magically appear in the future.
    25 Jul 2013, 05:23 PM Reply Like
  • 215304
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    13761362, your comparison to WalMart leaves out one important detail. Even in the 90s when WalMart was growing revenue like Amazon is now, WalMart made money. They never used the argument that they couldn't make money because they were investing for the future. Why is it that Amazon can't grow revenue and still rack up profits like WalMart? Amazon is losing money and has seen steadily decreasing earnings for three years, yet it's stock is near all time highs. Something is wrong with this picture.
    25 Jul 2013, 08:34 PM Reply Like
  • Sam Liu
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    No idea what is doing better in Cn.
    25 Jul 2013, 11:34 PM Reply Like
  • Vick13
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    Look at their FCF shrink! Stock will probably go to $400 when they have to have another stock offering and dilute their shareholders.


    Come on, doesn't anyone out there have the ability to tell the real story on AMZN in the mainstream media?


    They are playing so many games with their numbers it's ridiculous,,,and still losing money!
    25 Jul 2013, 04:42 PM Reply Like
  • footnotereader
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    Loss on product sales after fulfillment increased from 53mm to 294mm. Predictable result of sales taxes and competition making it impossible to grow sales without producing more losses. Horrible business model but it has been great for stockholders because of the great mystery of why the stock ignores fundamentals.
    25 Jul 2013, 04:48 PM Reply Like
  • doctorslernon
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    I'm a short but come on! At least other stocks earn something or have something to hang their hat on. Joke was that bankruptcy would add 100+ dollars to this stock. Sadly seems the joke is on us(1% of those short on the stock). Seems true now. Hitting chapter 11 is a good thing in the "new" normal lol.
    26 Jul 2013, 04:30 AM Reply Like
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