Vista Capital Partners Inc. continued to hold its stake in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 336 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Vista Capital Partners Inc.’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $298,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Seaward Management Limited Partnership raised its position in Amazon.com by 3.7% in the third quarter. Seaward Management Limited Partnership now owns 23,265 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $19,480,000 after buying an additional 837 shares during the last quarter. Boston Advisors LLC raised its stake in Amazon.com by 48.2% in the third quarter. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 78,099 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $65,393,000 after buying an additional 25,408 shares during the period. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Amazon.com by 2.9% in the third quarter. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,861 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $2,396,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. Grimes & Company Inc. raised its stake in Amazon.com by 1.0% in the third quarter. Grimes & Company Inc. now owns 593 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $497,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the period. Finally, Wagner Bowman Management Corp raised its stake in Amazon.com by 10.5% in the third quarter. Wagner Bowman Management Corp now owns 842 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock valued at $705,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 65.08% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) traded up 0.678% on Friday, hitting $964.988. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,006,422 shares. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 12 month low of $682.12 and a 12 month high of $970.06. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $920.63 and a 200 day moving average of $833.23. The firm has a market cap of $461.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 181.730 and a beta of 1.40.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The e-commerce giant reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.45. Amazon.com had a net margin of 1.74% and a return on equity of 13.87%. The firm had revenue of $35.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.31 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.07 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 22.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Amazon.com, Inc. will post $6.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several research firms have recently issued reports on AMZN. Vetr lowered Amazon.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $1,000.35 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird upgraded Amazon.com from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $1,100.00 price objective (up from $970.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday. MKM Partners restated a “buy” rating and set a $1,095.00 price objective (up from $995.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-four have given a buy rating to the stock. Amazon.com has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $1,002.65.

In related news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 590 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $850.00, for a total value of $501,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 22,525 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,146,250. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider David Zapolsky sold 503 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $850.00, for a total transaction of $427,550.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 2,523 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,144,550. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 1,005,003 shares of company stock valued at $945,376,467 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 17.70% of the company’s stock.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. The Company operates through three segments: North America, International and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment consists of retail sales of consumer products (including from sellers) and subscriptions through North America-focused Websites, such as www.amazon.com, www.amazon.ca and www.amazon.com.mx.

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