Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1994

Headquarters

1013 Centre Road,Wilmington, DE 19805

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

566K

Industries

Retail: Other
Other Business & Consulting Services
Shipping & Delivery
Internet Software & Services
Computer Software

Company Description

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Executives & Employees

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President & General Manager

Chief Executive Officer, Worldwide Consumer

Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services

Senior Vice President & Head, Global Corporate Affairs

Vice President, Worldwide Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President-Business Development & Digital Entertainment

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Board of Directors

Founder at Amazon.com, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Corning, Inc.

Chair, Regulatory & Government Affairs Department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Director at Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC

Founder at Astronauts Wanted

President & Chief Executive Officer at Martha's Table, Inc.

Co-Founder at Madrona Venture Group LLC

Industry Advisor at Diamondhead Ventures

Jack & Rilla Neafsey Dean & Vice Provost at Cornell NYC Tech

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA Funds Management (SSgA FM) uses quantitative methods, as well as an industry-specific bottom-up investment approach to select stocks. The firm's mutual funds and institutional portfolios follow the same management style. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. cash and real estate. ^The firm's Active, Enhanced & Passive are designed to outperform relative to benchmarks while maintaining appropriate risk exposure. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies.SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies seek to meet clients’ objectives by controlling risk, while diversifying sources of excess return. The firm offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The strategies typically use a stratified sampling methodology to build portfolios with the same characteristics as the index using quantitative and fundamental methods.^SSgA FM's cash strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities.SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seeks to position assets among major investment categories. The goal is to manage risk and enhance returns.SSgA FM is an advisor to funds that employ both passive and actively managed REITs investing strategies. They also offer direct real estate investment strategies.SSgA FM is an advisor to a fund that employs senior loan investing strategies. An unaffiliated sub-advisor directs the investments of the fund. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The managed futures strategy seeks to capture returns tied to global macroeconomic trends in the commodity futures markets, taking both long and short positions. The fixed income strategy is designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation to add diversification to the returns generated by the managed futures strategy.SSgA FM's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research. The strategies make direct or co-investments across sectors, as well as fund investments.

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Fidelity Management & Research Co.'s (FMR) investment approach is based on a rigorous, fundamental, bottom-up stock selection process. The firm seeks to identify and invest in the stocks of companies with the potential for long-term capital appreciation or companies with hidden or unrealized value.FMR uses a wide variety of investment strategies in managing client assets, including, but not limited to, investments in: stocks and other equity securities; stocks with growth or value characteristics; bonds and other debt securities and repurchase agreements for those securities; and real estate related investments. The firm may participate in short sales, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies. FMR invests in US and non-US issuers, including issuers in emerging or frontier markets. They invest in companies with small, medium and large market capitalizations. Investments are allocated across different asset classes, market sectors, maturities, countries, and regions. Investments may be made in the securities of companies engaged in particular industries or market sectors and in a combination of underlying Fidelity funds.Margin may be required in connection with certain client futures and options transactions or in connection with short sales. FMR does not engage in the purchase of securities on margin, except in connection with the clearance and settlement of securities transactions.FMR may engage in swap transactions and swaptions, including interest rate, total return and credit default; written covered call options; and futures transactions, currency spot and forward trading and other currency related derivatives. In addition, FMR may engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

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Amazon.com, Inc., Amazon Web Services, Inc. purchase sqrrl data, Inc. from Matrix Management Corp., Rally Ventures Management LLC, Spring Lake Equity Management LLC, Accomplice LLC

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Amazon.com, Inc. purchases Immedia Semiconductor, Inc. from Dot Capital LLC, Comcast Ventures LLC, Flybridge Capital Partners, Baker Capital Corp.

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Amazon.com, Inc., Amazon Web Services, Inc. purchase Goo Technologies AB /Asset Technology from Goo Technologies AB

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Netflix, Inc. operates as an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and TV episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. The company operates its business through the following segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. Netflix obtains content from various studios and other content providers through fixed-fee licenses, revenue sharing agreements and direct purchases. It markets its service through various channels, including online advertising, broad-based media, such as television and radio, as well as various partnerships. Netflix was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications and digital entertainment services. It operates through the following segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment includes wired and wireless services to customers who purchased through employer-sponsored plans. The Entertainment Group segment offers video, Internet, and voice communication services through satellite technology and wired network. The Consumer Mobility segment consists of voice, data, and home monitoring activities. The International segment provides video entertainment and wireless services in Latin America and Mexico. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$701B
Total Enterprise Value
$590B
Earnings Per Share
$6.15
Revenue
$178B
Net Profit
$3.03B
EBITDA
$15.3B
EBITDAMargin
8.58%
Total Debt
$44.1B
Total Equity
$27.7B
Enterprise Value Sales
3.32x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
38.66x
TEVNet Income
194.43x
Debt TEV
0.07x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
25.97%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
23.83%
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GRAIL, Inc. develops technology to early detection of cancer. It engages in developing paradigm changing clinical assays for early cancer detection, based on unique biological insights from high intensity sequencing analysis of circulating cell free nucleic acids. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #18
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
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Rank #18
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
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Rank #6
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
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