Amazon (AMZN) earnings Q1 2021
Katherine Taylor | Reuters
Here is how the e-commerce big fared, relative to analyst estimates compiled by Refinitiv:
- Earnings: $15.79 per share vs. $9.54 per share anticipated
- Income: $108.52 billion vs. $104.47 billion anticipated
Few corporations have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of on-line procuring as a lot as Amazon. Its first-quarter outcomes confirmed the corporate‘s enterprise continues to be buoyed by the pandemic, with earnings hovering 44% year-over-year to $108.5 billion.
Amazon’s steerage for the second quarter implies that it expects the momentum to proceed. The corporate expects to publish income between $110 billion and $116 billion, surpassing Wall Avenue’s projection $108.6 billion.
Crucially, Amazon confirmed in its steerage that this 12 months’s Prime Day will happen in June, which can doubtless assist year-over-year comparisons for income within the second quarter. Sometimes, Amazon’s annual, two-day low cost bonanza takes place in July, however the firm postponed the occasion to October final 12 months amid pandemic-related uncertainty.
Exterior of its core retail section, Amazon’s cloud-computing and promoting companies proceed to growth. Amazon Net Providers noticed web gross sales of $13.5 billion throughout the quarter, up 32% 12 months over 12 months. Amazon does not disclose promoting gross sales, nevertheless it’s included within the firm’s “Different” class, which noticed its revenues develop 77% 12 months over 12 months to $6.9 billion.
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