What’s Propelling AMAZON.COM Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) After Higher Shorts Reported?

May 16, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 69 investors sold Amazon.com, Inc. shares while 578 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. 280.02 million shares or 0.09% more from 279.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Tiverton Asset Management Limited Liability Corp accumulated 2.47% or 33,706 shares. Farmers & Merchants Investments stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). F&V Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Company owns 563 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Holt Capital Advsrs Lc Dba Holt Capital Prtnrs Lp has 544 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Valicenti Advisory Svcs Inc invested in 7.01% or 12,056 shares. 1,574 are held by Wms Prtn. Leavell Invest Mngmt Incorporated, a Alabama-based fund reported 394 shares. Letko Brosseau & Incorporated accumulated 325 shares. Tybourne Capital Hk Ltd has invested 22.45% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Advisory has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). First Fincl In holds 0.3% or 398 shares. Zevenbergen Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 147,536 shares or 7.19% of all its holdings. 524,493 are held by Brown Advisory. Stonebridge Cap has invested 0.51% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). 48,000 were reported by Ems Limited Partnership.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 selling transactions for $49.01 million activity. Shares for $1.01 million were sold by ALBERG TOM A on Wednesday, February 21. Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15. Blackburn Jeffrey M also sold $18.50M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 544 shares valued at $795,502 was sold by Reynolds Shelley. $2.90M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Jassy Andrew R on Thursday, February 15. $2.17 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by STONESIFER PATRICIA Q.

The stock of AMAZON.COM Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) registered an increase of 20.66% in short interest. AMZN’s total short interest was 5.50 million shares in May as published by FINRA. Its up 20.66% from 4.56 million shares, reported previously. With 6.48 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their AMZN’s short positions. The short interest to AMAZON.COM Inc’s float is 1.37%.

The stock increased 0.52% or $8.12 during the last trading session, reaching $1584.24. About 1.19M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company has market cap of $768.72 billion. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services divisions. It has a 257.6 P/E ratio. The firm sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ratings Coverage

Among 40 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 40 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Amazon.com had 70 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 5 by Citigroup. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, February 2. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 27 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, December 14. On Monday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 19 by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, April 5, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Friday, April 27 with “Buy”. As per Friday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Amazon Makes a Bet on Blockchain With Kaleido Deal” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Amazon And Its Red Hot Valuation” published on May 14, 2018, Thestreet.com published: “Amazon’s Assault on Grocery Stores Will Have a Profound Impact on Many” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Now hiring: Amazon pieces together plans to open cashierless grocery store in SF” published on May 15, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “How Amazon Is Saving Sears” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

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