Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1994

Headquarters

410 Terry Ave. North, Seattle, Washington, 98109, United States

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

648K

Industries

Retail: Other
IT Consulting & Services
Management Consulting
Other Business & Consulting Services
Shipping & Delivery
Internet Software & Services
Computer Software

Company Description

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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Executives & Employees

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President & General Manager

Chief Executive Officer, Worldwide Consumer

Chief Executive Officer, Amazon Web Services

Senior Vice President & Head, Global Corporate Affairs

Vice President, Worldwide Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President-Business Development & Digital Entertainment

Senior Vice President, Physical Stores

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Corning, Inc.

Chair, Regulatory & Government Affairs Department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Viacom Media Networks, Inc.

Group President, Americas & Chief Operating Officer at Starbucks Corp.

Former Product Manager at Beardsell Ltd.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Martha's Table, Inc.

Former Co-Chief Executive Officer at Bridgewater Associates LP

Dean, Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Founder at Amazon.com, Inc.

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA FM's methods of analysis include quantitative, fundamental, technical, cyclical, indexing, arbitrage, charting and other strategy specific methods. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies. SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The firm's Cash Management strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities. SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seek to position assets among major investment categories. Their Multi Asset Class Solutions strategies employ an asset allocation model as a method of diversification that aims to position assets among major investment categories. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The firm's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research.

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FMR may use a variety of methods of security analysis in managing client assets to select investments including fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and cyclical analysis. They may also use general macro-economic analysis as a component of its security analysis methods. In addition to relying on public financial statement information, the firm may use extensive corporate visits and interviews with issuer management teams in conducting research. When it comes to the management of the client assets according to the investment objectives, FMR may use a variety of investment strategies including, but not limited to, investing in stocks and other public and private equity securities, bonds and other debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities, real estate related investments of all types, derivatives, currency spot and forward trading, other investment funds, including exchange traded funds and FMR's or its affiliates' central funds. They may also engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

Recent Transactions
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Amazon.com, Inc. purchases E8 Storage Systems Ltd. from Accel Partners LLC, Vertex Venture Capital, Magma Venture Partners Ltd.

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Amazon.com, Inc., Twitch Interactive, Inc. purchase Bebo, Inc.

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Amazon.com, Inc. purchases Sizmek, Inc. /Ad Server & DCO Business from Sizmek, Inc.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onAmazon.com, Inc. purchases Alexa Internet, Inc.

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Advised onAmazon.com, Inc. purchases Eero, Inc. from TriplePoint Capital LLC, Menlo Ventures Management LP, Shasta Ventures Management LLC, First Round Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Slow Ventures LLC, Initialized Capital Management LLC, Homebrew Management LLC, AME Cloud Ventures, Stanford University (Venture Capital), Playground Global LLC

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Advised onAmazon.com, Inc. purchases Quidsi, Inc.

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Advised onAmazon.com, Inc. purchases Quidsi, Inc.

Associate

Advised onAmazon.com, Inc., Amazon Web Services, Inc. purchase Elemental Technologies, LLC from Voyager Capital LLC, General Catalyst LLC, Steamboat Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, The Alliance of Angels, Oregon Venture Fund, Bend Ventures, In-Q-Tel

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Advised onAmazon.com, Inc. purchases Zappos.com, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Litigation Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Co-Chair, Capital Markets Practice at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Co-Chair, Electronic Discovery & Information Law Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

Netflix, Inc. is an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$888B
Total Enterprise Value
$759B
Earnings Per Share
$20.15
Revenue
$233B
Net Profit
$10.1B
EBITDA
$25.3B
EBITDAMargin
10.88%
Total Debt
$49.3B
Total Equity
$43.5B
Enterprise Value Sales
3.26x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
29.95x
TEVNet Income
75.31x
Debt TEV
0.07x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
29.59%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
25.62%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Political Donations
$2,000
2013
$3,000
2013
$2,000
2013
Investments
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Acquia, Inc. engages in the provision of software solutions. It offers Acquia cloud site factory services. The firm's services include learning, professional, onboarding, global support and technical account management services. The company was founded by Dries Buytaert, Michael J. Skok, and Jay Batson in 2007 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Frontizo Business Services Pvt Ltd. offers customer support services to the Indian consumers of the US-based e-tailing giant. The company is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

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Acko General Insurance Ltd. provides insurance services. It offers car, two wheeler, health and travel insurance. The company was founded by Varun Dua in November 2016 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Body Labs, Inc.

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Investor & Advisor at PillPack, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Accion Systems, Inc.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #18
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #18
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #6
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
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