Share Amazon now in terms of PE among most expensive general retailers

The American stock Amazon trades with one the highest CAPE-ratios of the general retailers. Currently the share is now traded at 425 times the past 10 year's average earnings per share. With this the stock trades way higher than the average US stock of the general retailers which now costs 45 times the average 10-years EPS.

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We further see that over the past year the American general retailers yielded 0 percent lower. They performed worse than the European sector that yielded 0 percent higher. The American sector trades with a CAPE-ratio of 46 and the European sector trades at 427. So it seems there is a correlation with the CAPE-ratio as the risen stocks also have higher CAPE-ratios.

For this year Amazon's revenue will be around 346,08 billion USD. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is hugely more than 2018's revenue of 280,52 billion USD.

Historical revenues and results Amazon plus estimates 2020

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The analysts expect for 2020 a net profit of 9,51 billion USD. According to most of the analysts the company will have a profit per share for this book year of 18,99 USD. So the price/earnings-ratio equals an extreme 136,96.

Analysts don't expect the company to pay a dividend. The average dividend yield of the general retailers is a relatively high 3,49 percent.

Recent target prices around 2833 USD

The most recent recommendations for the general retailer are from RBC Capital Markets, KBC Securities and Robert W. Baird.

Amazon's market value equals around 1277,02 billion . The Amazon stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last June the stock is even 40 percent higher. This year the stock price moved between 1626 and 2626 dollar. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 2011 percent higher.

Historical stock prices Amazon past 10 years

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