Seeking Alpha, Inc. (AMZN)

  • Oct. 26, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: LNG +65%. CLWR +23%. ONXX +16%. RTK +11%. BIIB +9%. FSLR +9%. VLO +8%. MF +6%. RFMD +5%. GLW 9+4 RCL +4%. BA +4%. FCX +3%. ARMH +3%. CPST +3%. NOK +3%. DB +3%.
    Losers: HGSI -12%. AMZN -11%. RSH -9%. CHRW -6%. YRCW -5%. MET -4%. BRCM -3%. FTNT -3%.
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 8:48 AM
    With Amazon (AMZN) tanking 12% premarket following its painful Q3 report, a number of analysts, including those at BofA, JPMorgan, Benchmark and Stifel, lower their price targets on the stock. Still, the latter two rate shares a "Buy."
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 7:27 AM
    The long thesis for (AMZN) remains intact despite yesterday's margin concerns, Citi says, citing: 1) AMZN's "market-share-vacuuming position of strength." 2) Its double-double market opportunity in its retail biz. 3) Benefits from Net evolution (mobile, cloud, local). 4) Its track record of succeeding through investment cycles.
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  • Oct. 25, 2011, 4:58 PM
    With operating income of $79M on sales of $10.9B, Amazon (AMZN) has a profit margin of 0.7% vs. 3.5% a year ago. "At what point do profits matter more than revenue growth," asks a trader. Amazon will have 1% operating margins on the Kindle Fire and that will improve their overall number. Shares -14% AH.
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  • Oct. 25, 2011, 4:24 PM
    More on Amazon's (AMZN) Q3: Expects Q4 '11 operating income between -$200M and $250M - top of range represents 47% Y/Y decline. North American and International sales both +44% Y/Y. Media sales +24% Y/Y, sales of "electronics & other general merchandise" +54%. Free cash flow of $268M, down from $540M in year-ago period. AMZN -14% AH. (PR)
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  • Oct. 25, 2011, 4:11 PM (AMZN): Q3 EPS of $0.14 misses by $0.10. Revenue of $10.88B (+ 44% Y/Y) misses by $50M. Expects Q4 revenue of $16.45B-$18.65B vs. $18.1B consensus. AMZN -15.9% AH. (PR)
  • Oct. 25, 2011, 12:10 AM
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  • Oct. 24, 2011, 7:51 PM
    Groupon's (GRPN) success or failure will be key to opening up a frozen IPO market, says Renaissance Capital's Kathleen Smith. For many, Groupon's bad press brings to the surface flashbacks of the bubble. Along that vein, Smith says the company has the potential to become either the next (AMZN), or the next The million-dollar question is: which is it? (video)
  • Oct. 24, 2011, 2:03 PM
    Already the worst enemy of scores of traditional retail chains, Amazon (AMZN) is now putting supermarkets on its radar: the company's Quidsi subsidiary, acquired last year for $500M, plans to offer over 10K grocery items for sale, while providing free shipping on orders above $39. U.S. supermarkets generated an estimated $562.7B in sales last year.
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  • Oct. 24, 2011, 1:47 PM
    CBS (CBS +3.4%) will grow EPS from 2010-15 by 25% annually, Morgan Stanley says, retaining it as a top pick among entertainment stocks, although shares do not reflect an anticipated recession in 2012. A decline in ad growth should be offset by revenues CBS will rake in from online video providers such as Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN).
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  • Oct. 24, 2011, 11:22 AM
    Hopes are high that Amazon (AMZN +1.6%) will deliver a strong Q3 report tomorrow, on the back of market share gains and growing Kindle sales. Many also think there's potential for upside in Amazon's guidance, though concerns exist about the Kindle Fire's near-term impact on margins.
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  • Oct. 24, 2011, 9:57 AM
    Shares of United Microelectronics (UMC +4.8%) jump on rumors it has broken into the supply chain for Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle Fire tablet computer. DigiTimes reports that the tablet is being manufactured using process technology at the world's second largest contract chip maker.
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  • Oct. 21, 2011, 8:03 AM
    Senior Google (GOOG) engineer Steve Yegge, embarrassed that some critical comments of ex-employer Jeff Bezos (AMZN) went public, tries to make amends by praising Bezos in a new post. "People like Jeff are better regarded as hyper-intelligent aliens with a tangential interest in human affairs," he claims.
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  • Oct. 19, 2011, 3:10 PM
    Expectations are high for Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle Fire, with many predicting the Android (GOOG) tablet will be a top-selling gadget this holiday season. Rodman & Renshaw forecasts 5M Q4 shipments, while UBS is optimistic about the Fire's ability to create Amazon Prime subscribers, who tend to make far more purchases than other Amazon users. (previously)
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  • Oct. 19, 2011, 11:59 AM
    Amazon (AMZN) expands a licensing agreement with the Public Broadcasting Service that allows its paid members to stream additional programming from Antiques Roadshow to old Julia Child cooking shows. The agreement with PBS will bring the total number of Prime instant videos to 12,000 by the end of the year.
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  • Oct. 18, 2011, 3:04 PM
    MacRumors notices a report from a Taiwanese site claiming Apple (AAPL) has received samples of 7.85-inch screens featuring the same resolution as current iPad models. Steve Jobs wasn't a fan of 7-inch tablets, but perhaps the Kindle Fire's (AMZN) early buzz is making Apple consider its options for a cheaper iPad.
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Company Description Inc is an online retailer. The Company sells its products through the website which provides services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. It also offerselectronic devices like Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets.
Sector: Technology
Country: United States