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Amazon.com (AMZN) Receives Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group

Amazon.com (AMZN) Receives Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group

It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500. Leavell Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in Amazon.com by 0.3% during the second quarter. Tb Alternative Assets Ltd sold 5,100 shares as Amazon.Com Inc Amzn Us (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. Brick & Kyle Associates now owns 4,325 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $3,834,000 after buying an additional 72 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Amazon.com by 0.7% in the first quarter. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $23.87. About 12.28M shares traded or 46.28% up from the average.

Shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ AMZN) opened at $1,133.95 on Friday. It has underperformed by 20.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.26 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. Baillie Gifford invested in 8.88% or 6.82 million shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt reported 5,953 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 314,937 are held by Castleark Management Ltd Liability. Union Bancshares holds 259 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Cls Ltd Co has 3 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Centre Asset Llc accumulated 19,360 shares. Moreover, Ashford Mngmt Incorporated has 2.57% invested in Copart, Inc.

Contrarius Investment Management Ltd increased National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) stake by 373,812 shares to 2.67 million valued at $87.83 million in 2017Q2. Shine Inv Advisory Ser has 61 shares. Highlander Capital Mngmt Limited Liability has 1,080 shares. It also upped Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ATRA) stake by 34,933 shares and now owns 90,598 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Liability accumulated 10,000 shares. Mason Street Advisors Llc acquired 51,852 shares as Copart Inc (CPRT)'s stock declined 0.66%. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 139,082 shares. (NYSE:PRO) or 2,306 shares.

Checchi Capital Advisers Llc, which manages about $305.00M and $920.33M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Broadcom Ltd by 1,350 shares to 2,723 shares, valued at $635,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) was raised too. Amazon.com's revenue was up 22.6% on a year-over-year basis. (NYSE:GGG) to report earnings on January, 29. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). AMZN's profit will be $944.47M for 147.15 P/E if the $1.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual earnings per share reported by Graco Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.83% negative EPS growth. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Canaccord Genuity. Therefore 68% are positive. Copart had 21 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, December 3. On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". As per Monday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy" on Friday, October 13. (NASDAQ:JD) on Thursday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Friday, July 24. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 22 by Deutsche Bank. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 15 by Alembic.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of AMZN. 285.20 million shares or 2.71% less from 293.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Bamco New York holds 83,616 shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Swedbank holds 3.67% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 1,222 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,125.38, for a total transaction of $2,233,879.30. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 79,891,433 shares in the company, valued at $88,162,593,058.49. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested 1.39% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. Oppenheimer reissued a buy rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Monday. (NASDAQ:CPRT). First Foundation Advsr owns 17,767 shares. (NYSE:PRO) for 16,298 shares. Arvest Commercial Bank Tru Division has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc.

Moffett Nathanson has started its coverage on Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), today 4 December. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 5,460 shares. Brighton Jones Lc has 172,013 shares. 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. Therefore 91% are positive. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $1,250.00 price objective (up previously from $1,150.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, MKM Partners reissued a buy rating and issued a $1,275.00 price objective on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. The financial firm has set a "Buy" rating on AMZN stock.

In related news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 870 shares of Amazon.com stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, April 29 by UBS. Jefferies maintained the shares of JD in report on Friday, June 16 with "Buy" rating.


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