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Amazon Delivers a Package of Fourth-Quarter Strength; Bezos Stepping Down; FVE Up to $4,000

Dan Romanoff, CPA Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Dan Romanoff, CPA |

Wide-moat Amazon reported strong fourth-quarter results, including material upside to revenue, an EPS blowout, and upside to its revenue outlook for the first quarter. Amazon remains well positioned to prosper from the shift toward e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic (with particular strength in groceries and staples) in the near term, but also the secular shift toward e-commerce in the long term. We are particularly impressed by margin performance, which we think is a preview of Amazon’s earnings power as COVID-19 costs roll away and the company grows into its 50% fulfilment capacity expansion from 2020.

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Amazon is a leading online retailer and one of the highest-grossing e-commerce aggregators, with $386 billion in net sales and approximately $482 billion in estimated physical/digital online gross merchandise volume, or GMV, in 2020. Retail related revenue represented approximately 83% of total, followed by Amazon Web Services' cloud computing, storage, database, and other offerings (12%), and advertising services and cobranded credit cards (6%). International segments constituted 27% of Amazon's non-AWS sales in 2020, led by Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan.

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410 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA, 98109-5210
T +1 206 266-1000
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Internet Retail
Most Recent Earnings Dec 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 1,298,000

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