amazon earnings

Market Minute: Amazon's Still Amazing, Boeing Stays the Course

Amazon reported sharply lower earnings, but its results were good enough for at least five analysts to raise their price targets for Amazon’s stock. Boeing’s net beat estimates and it’s sticking with its production plans for the 787 Dreamliner, despite the current grounding of the fleet worldwide.

Apple Earnings Fall Short, and Amazon's Miss Too

Apple can no longer be counted on to beat Wall Street's profit targets. The world's most valuable tech company posted mixed quarterly results after Thursday's market close. Though net sales soared 27%, this marked the third miss in the five quarters that CEO Tim Cook has been at the helm.

Netflix Tells Amazon: 'Been There, Done That'

An online giant sees its margins contract as it replaces physical delivery with digital delivery. Revenue's growing. Profitability's shrinking. It may even post an operating loss during the next quarter. Not many months ago, this was Netflix. Now, it's Amazon.com.

Will Cheap Kindle Fire Burn Amazon or Ignite Profits?

The Kindle Fire hits the market next month, and the $199 tablet is already a "hot" seller. This would normally be the kind of news that would send board rooms into a frenzy of high-fives, but Amazon won't turn much of a profit on the entry-level tablets. Then again, it may not need to.

Amazon 3Q Net Income Sinks, Missing Analyst Views

Amazon's spending on expansion will eventually help its bottom line, but right now it's costing the online retailer on Wall Street. The company's third-quarter net income fell 73 percent despite revenue growth as Amazon built sales fulfillment centers at a rapid clip. Neither that drop nor its revenue outlook for the current quarter made investors happy.

Amazon Earnings Rise 16% on Electronics Sales

Amazon's third-quarter profits rose 16% thanks to surge in sales of electronic products such as its Kindle e-reader, the world's largest online retailer reported after the bell Thursday. Net income was $231 million, up from $199 million a year earlier, the company said in its earnings statement.

Amazon Doesn't Care About Wall Street's Concerns

Investors hammered Amazon over it's underwhelming second-quarter results. That's no biggie for the online retailer, though. When it comes to e-books, despite rising competition, Amazon remains top dog, and it looks very likely to stay that way.