On Wednesday, according to a Bloomberg Industries analysis, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has inexpensive online prices for toys than Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) and other main chains as parents begin shopping for the holidays.
In a contrast of 125 arbitrarily selected toys conducted on Nov. 8, Amazon had lesser prices against Wal-Mart on 44% of the items, whereas Wal-Mart had the advantage on 13%. The remaining had the similar price tag. Wal-Mart punch Target Corp., Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHLD)’s Kmart chain and Toys “R” Us Inc. on over 80% of the toys, according to a report led by Poonam Goyal, a Bloomberg Industries analyst.
Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) traded at $222.95 by plunging -1.61% with price volatility of 2.19% for a week and 2.64% for a month plus price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 6.04 and its beta stands at 0.93 times.
Stocks after opening at $226.50 hit high price of $227.41 and on last session stock held volume of 3.03 million shares which was unexpectedly lower than its average volume of 3.60 million shares.
Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.04 as current ratio. The Company had total cash at hand $5.25 billion and a book value per share as $16.67 in the most recent quarter.
While investors who viewing AMZN against other stocks with the reference of profit margin that are eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) having profit margin 28.52%, Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:LINTA) with 6.35% profit margin, Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) having 37.80% profit margin and ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVTV) having profit margin of -4.92%.