Windward Capital Management Co. CA reduced its position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 0.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 38,385 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after selling 148 shares during the period. Amazon.com accounts for about 6.1% of Windward Capital Management Co. CA’s portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Windward Capital Management Co. CA’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $36,901,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in Amazon.com by 1.1% in the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 635,236 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $563,162,000 after purchasing an additional 7,068 shares in the last quarter. CT Mason acquired a new stake in Amazon.com in the 1st quarter worth approximately $3,508,000. Brick & Kyle Associates boosted its stake in Amazon.com by 1.7% in the 1st quarter. Brick & Kyle Associates now owns 4,325 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $3,834,000 after purchasing an additional 72 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its stake in Amazon.com by 6.7% in the 1st quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 289,744 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $256,870,000 after purchasing an additional 18,205 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Front Barnett Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Amazon.com in the 1st quarter worth approximately $4,910,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.76% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently commented on AMZN shares. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,200.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Wedbush set a $1,250.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada set a $1,100.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $1,150.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Atlantic Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty-one have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $1,237.19.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened at $1,177.62 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market cap of $567,460.00, a P/E ratio of 302.18, a PEG ratio of 13.47 and a beta of 1.46. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 1-year low of $747.70 and a 1-year high of $1,213.41.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). The firm had revenue of $43.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $42.26 billion. Amazon.com had a net margin of 1.20% and a return on equity of 8.67%. Amazon.com’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 4.24 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Tom A. Alberg sold 835 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1,202.74, for a total value of $1,004,287.90. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 17,114 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,583,692.36. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Shelley Reynolds sold 544 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,126.27, for a total transaction of $612,690.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 402,338 shares of company stock valued at $444,391,701. Insiders own 17.00% of the company’s stock.

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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 Company’s products include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.

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

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