Amazon (AMZN) 4th Quarter Earnings: What to Expect
Amazon (AMZN) 4th Quarter Earnings: What to Expect
Amazon wage hike pays off as it reveals record profits
03 February, 2019, 14:43
In the third quarter, Amazon pulled in US$2.9 billion in quarterly profit, with sales that climbed almost 30 per cent to US$56.6 billion.
Amazon's fourth-quarter revenue rose 20% year over year, to $72.4 billion. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of close to $61.2 billion.
For the full year, Amazon's net income reached $10.1 billion, or $20.14 per diluted share, compared with a net income of $3 billion, or $6.15 per diluted share, in 2017. $232.9 billion (crossed the $200 billion threshold for the first time).
More than half (58 per cent) of Amazon's overall operating income came from AWS.
Operating income increased to $12.4 billion, compared with operating income of $4.1 billion in 2017.
Additionally, the company's net income increased to $3.0 billion United States dollars (roughly $3.94 billion CAD) in Q4 2018, compared to $1.9 billion USD (roughly $2.49 billion CAD) in Q4 2017.
AWS now represents 10 percent of Amazon's total quarterly sales and its cloud business has become crucial to the success of its parent company.
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It's no secret Amazon has always prioritized growth at the expense of profits.
Amazon has revealed a record profit as a jump in Christmas sales meant it shrugged off the impact of a hefty pay increase for its staff. Chick-fil-a, an American fast-food restaurant, incorporates deep learning through the use of Apache MXNet with Amazon SageMaker to measure the freshness of their Waffle Fry and improve their customer's experience, whereas a new AWS service called AWS RoboMaker provides a Cloud9-based robotics integrated development environment for development of applications, robotics simulations that enhance application testing, and fleet management for remote application deployment, update, and management. Advertising accounts for most of Amazon's "Other" category, which is not an official business segment.
While its shares closed up nearly 3% at $1,718.73 ahead of earnings, the higher business investment and costs and lower guidance had shares indicated down nearly 5% at $1,640.00 ahead of Friday's opening bell.
Dave Fildes, Amazon's Director of Investor Relations, said on Thursday's earnings conference call that Amazon is "continually evolving" its tools and services for advertisers, to "make sure they've got a variety of ways to meet their goals".
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Block party: scientists celebrate robot that can play Jenga
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Lionel Messi injured in draw with Valencia and could miss Clasico
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New Zealand vs India
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