AMZN - Amazon.com, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
1,822.55
+14.71 (+0.81%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close1,807.84
Open1,807.08
Bid0.00 x 1000
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range1,804.27 - 1,823.99
52 Week Range1,307.00 - 2,035.80
Volume2,033,058
Avg. Volume3,291,129
Market Cap901.535B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.62
PE Ratio (TTM)75.61
EPS (TTM)24.10
Earnings DateOct 23, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est2,295.36
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