Amazon might be planning to layoff around 10,000 people, according to a report from the New York Times. The retrenchment would be the largest in Amazon history.
The report indicated that the layoffs (which would represent around 3% of Amazon’s global workforce) will be concentrated in the devices, retail and human resources segments. Some employees working on the company’s virtual assistant Alexa also stand to lose their jobs, the report mentioned. The number of layoffs remains flexible and is likely to be implemented team by team, as suggested by the report.
In late October, Amazon posted a disappointing holiday revenue outlook, and revealed a slowing down in the growth rate of in its Web Services business.
AMZN broke above its upper Bollinger Band on May 10, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options. The A.I.dvisor looked at 47 similar instances where the stock broke above the upper band. In of the 47 cases the stock fell afterwards. This puts the odds of success at .
The RSI Oscillator demonstrated that the stock has entered the overbought zone. This may point to a price pull-back soon.
The Stochastic Oscillator entered the overbought zone. Expect a price pull-back in the foreseeable future.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where AMZN declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 09, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on AMZN as a result. In of 80 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for AMZN just turned positive on May 10, 2023. Looking at past instances where AMZN's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 43 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The 50-day moving average for AMZN moved above the 200-day moving average on May 26, 2023. This could be a long-term bullish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an upward trend.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where AMZN advanced for three days, in of 345 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 251 cases where AMZN Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating outstanding price growth. AMZN’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 95, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is significantly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (7.974) is normal, around the industry mean (5.467). AMZN's P/E Ratio (285.714) is considerably higher than the industry average of (73.718). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (4.265) is also within normal values, averaging (2.626). Dividend Yield (0.000) settles around the average of (0.038) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (2.341) is also within normal values, averaging (8.440).
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows