Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company that also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TVs, and Echo.
|Industry||Retail - Discretionary|
|Founded||July 5, 1994|
|Initial Public Offer||May 15, 1997|
|Sales 2016 Q3||USD||%|
|North America||18.8 B||58%|
1 Three months ended September 30, 2016.
2 Year over year.
Period from March 31 to June 30, 2016 (values in USD). Source NASDAQ.
Sales increased 29% in Q3 2016 and 29% for the nine months ended September 30, 2016, compared to the comparable prior year periods. North America sales increased 26% in Q3 2016 and 27% for the nine months ended September 30, 2016, compared to the comparable prior year periods. International sales increased 28% in Q3 2016 and 27% for the nine months ended September 30, 2016, compared to the comparable prior year periods.
|16 Q3||16 Q2||16 Q1||15 Q4||15 Q3|
1 Values in millions USD.
|2016 Q3||2015 Q3|
|Net product sales||$ 22,339||$ 18,463|
|Net service sales||10,375||6,895|
|Total net sales||32,714||25,358|
|Cost of sales||21,260||16,755|
|Technology and content||4,135||3,197|
|General and administrative||639||463|
|Other operating expense, net||32||43|
|Total operating expenses||32,139||24,952|
|Other income (expense), net||8||-56|
|Total non-operating income (expense)||-84||-159|
|Income before income taxes||491||247|
|Provision for income taxes||-229||-161|
|Equity-method investment activity, net of tax||-10||-7|
|Basic earnings per share (in usd per share)||0.53||0.17|
|Diluted earnings per share (in usd per share)||0.52||0.17|