Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup

Amazon Com Inc Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Stifel Says Buy Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Now For A 14% Upside

Capital Research Global Investors now owns 10,711,772 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $10,368,995,000 after acquiring an additional 40,068 shares during the last quarter. Amazon Com Inc now has $628.94B valuation.

The stock increased 1.68% or $21.395 during the last trading session, reaching $1298.075. About 4.80M shares traded or 36.61% up from the average.

Credit Suisse Group restated their buy rating on shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) in a report published on Tuesday.

West Pharmaceutical Services Incorporated (NYSE:WST) had a decrease of 6.8% in short interest. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Kistler holds 422 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,114 shares in the company, valued at $20,583,692.36. The ratio dropped, as 784 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 622 sold and decreased their holdings in Amazon Com Inc. About 2.69M shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $16.47 million activity. Another trade for 710 shares valued at $701,045 was sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. Shares for $2.30 million were sold by Zapolsky David on Tuesday, August 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. Also, VP Shelley Reynolds sold 544 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Raymond James & Assocs has 69,717 shares. Venturi Wealth Management LLC now owns 632 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $612,000 after purchasing an additional 2 shares during the last quarter. Asset holds 7,998 shares. It also reduced its holding in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 3,351 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 86,614 shares, and cut its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB). (NYSE:WST) for 210 shares. Ancora Advsr Lc holds 3,334 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. California-based Schwab Charles Investment Management has invested 0.01% in Astec Industries, Inc. Comerica Fincl Bank holds 62,157 shares. Pictet Asset Mngmt invested in 0.65% or 1.75 million shares. The company has market cap of $625.51 billion. The companyÂ's Proprietary Products segment offers stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems; and syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that enhance the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing, and transfer technologies. It has a 39.47 P/E ratio. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 12% are positive. Pfizer had 67 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, June 28 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Susquehanna. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Buy" rating by M Partners on Tuesday, December 15. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, September 29. The stock of United Continental Holdings, Inc. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $96.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. Moreover, Westpac Bk has 0.61% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). The New Hampshire-based Hemenway Tru Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.06% in Amazon.com, Inc. Grandfield & Dodd Llc invested in 418 shares. Colonial Advsr holds 5,623 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 41,974 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Amazon.com, Inc. shares rose $5.67 (+0.45%) in premarket trading Thursday. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 10.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Goelzer Investment Management Inc. now owns 397 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $384,000 after purchasing an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Bouchey Financial Grp holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. Ashfield Prtnrs Ltd Company invested 1.48% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 220 shares. Neumann Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.37% in Cisco Systems, Inc. Marsico Capital Limited Liability Co reported 5.28% stake. Forbes J M Commerce Llp has invested 1% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. Modera Wealth Management Ltd has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. Timber Creek Capital Management Limited has invested 3.47% in Amazon.com, Inc. Out of 50 Wall Street analysts rating Amazon.com, 47 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 3 recommend "Hold". Therefore 94% are positive. On average, equities research analysts predict that Amazon.com, Inc. will post $7.48 earnings per share for the current year. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Neutral" on Friday, July 24. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 3 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, July 24. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Monday, October 23. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray.

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. They expect $1.94 earnings per share, up 25.97% or $0.40 from last year's $1.54 per share. AMZN's profit will be $934.83M for 164.52 P/E if the $1.94 EPS becomes a reality. $1.96M worth of Amazon.com, Inc.

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