Amazon (AMZN), king of the Wall Street jungle, was the latest tech giant to report quarterly earnings after the closing bell yesterday. At a $735BN market capitalisation, AMZN is fast closing in on Apple to become the largest company in the world. At first glance, the numbers look impressive. 1Q 2018 sales reached $51BN +43% year/year, driven in part by the success of their cloud division, Amazon Web Services. Quarterly profits more than doubled to $1.6BN. AMZN is on a roll but needs to continue its rapid pace of growth to support a three-quarters-of-a-trillion market capitalisation. The stock jumped +7% after hours and is due to open at a new all time high. If AMZN can hold on tho those gains today, it will provide a big support for the technology sector and the broader market.
At Secure Investments, I advise individual clients on their pension and non-pension fund investment portfolios. To learn more about my Active Asset Allocator and Gold Trader investment strategies, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 086 821 5911.
If you are reading this via LinkedIn, why not visit Secure Investments and subscribe to get exclusive content for free. No spam, ever. Just great stuff.
The information contained herein should not be taken as an offer of investment advice or encourage the purchase or sale of of any particular security or investment. It is provided for information purposes only. Secure Investments and its content providers makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to the services described, analysis or information obtained arising from use of the pages on this website. Information provided is obtained from sources deemed to be reliable and is provided solely on a best efforts basis. Secure Investments and its content providers do not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of such information and do not accept any liability for any loss or damage arising out of negligence or otherwise as a result of use or reliance on this information, whether authorised or not. The use of the website is at the user's sole risk. Not all recommendations are necessarily suitable for all investors and investment policy must be tailored to suit the circumstances of the individual. We recommend that readers consult their professional adviser before acting on any advice or recommendation on this website. The value of any investment may fall as well as rise and you may not recover the full amount originally invested. Past performance or simulated performance is no guarantee of future investment returns. The value of your investment may be subject to exchange rate fluctuations which may have a positive or adverse effect on the price or income or the securities.