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What Amazon's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (AMZN)

Shauna O'Brien Jan 30, 2015



Inside AMZN’s Results


The company reported net income of $214 million, or 45 cents per share, down from $239 million, or 51 cents per share, last year. On average, analysts expected to see EPS of 17 cents.

Revenue
Sales rose 15% to $29.33 billion from $25.59 billion a year ago. Analysts expected to see revenue of $29.67 billion.

Outlook
Looking ahead to the first quarter, Amazon said that it expects revenue to be between $20.9 billion and $22.9 billion. Analysts expect to see $23.05 billion in revenue.


Continued Volatility in the Future


Although the company posted a positive quarter, investors interested in Amazon need to be prepared for extreme moves in future earnings reports. Investors should also realize that Amazon will be diving into new areas of business, which could result in quarterly losses.


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