Amazon.com 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Having topped analysts' estimates last quarter by 21 cents per share, Amazon.com (AMZN) is expected to deliver its latest earnings on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

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Expectations

Analysts currently expect Amazon.com to come in with earnings of one cent per share on revenues of $12.89 billion. Estimates from analysts range from a loss per share to earnings per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 20 cents.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $11.94 per share between May 10, 2012 and May 29, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, from April 25, 2012 and July 20, 2012, the stock price is up $33.87 (17.4%), from $194.42 to $228.29.

Company Fundamental Trends

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Stock Ratings

Analysts are bullish on the stock as 23 analysts rate it as a buy and there are no sell ratings. Analyst sentiment has been waning recently, as the average rating has dropped slightly over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit fell 35.3% to $130 million (28 cents a share) from $201 million (44 cents a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue rose 33.8% to $13.19 billion from $9.86 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Thursday, July 26, 2012

EPS: one cent

Revenue Estimate: $12.89 billion

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)