Published: Thu, December 07, 2017
Money | By Armando Alvarado

What's Ahead for AMAZON.COM Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMZN) After More Shorted Shares?

What's Ahead for AMAZON.COM Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMZN) After More Shorted Shares?

The stock of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifty have issued a buy rating to the stock. Goldman Sachs maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Thursday, July 14 with "Neutral" rating. Finally, MKM Partners lifted their price target on Amazon.com from $1,275.00 to $1,350.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SO in report on Wednesday, June 28 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Nomura. As per Wednesday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 3.

Mason Street Advisors Llc increased Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 0.6% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc acquired 587 shares as Amazon Com Inc (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. The institutional investor held 151,300 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $6.16M, down from 168,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Axiom Securities maintained Amazon.com, Inc. The stock increased 1.00% or $11.43 during the last trading session, reaching $1153. Horan Advsrs Limited Liability accumulated 328 shares. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 23.1% over the last 5 years. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. The Kwmg Llc holds 13,138 shares with $1.56M value, up from 2,322 last quarter. Summit Strategies Inc owns 289 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB) was raised too. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Amazon.com Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Analysts await Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) to report earnings on January, 25. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $50.84. AIG's profit will be $961.88M for 14.11 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 276.92% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2017 Q2. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. TheStreet raised shares of Amazon.com from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Mizuho reissued a buy rating and issued a $1,250.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Monday, August 7th. (NASDAQ:FB). Hemenway Lc accumulated 0.08% or 2,247 shares. Marsico Mngmt Ltd Com reported 160,306 shares. North Star Investment holds 555 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. The firm owned 453,607 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after selling 26,229 shares during the period. 5,030 were reported by Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii. Fortaleza Asset Mngmt, Illinois-based fund reported 1,555 shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Ashford Cap Mngmt has invested 0.26% in Amazon.com, Inc. Sigma Planning Corp owns 4,870 shares. Rafferty Asset Management reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Baird reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $850.00 price target on shares of Amazon.com in a research report on Thursday, April 6th.

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A number of analysts have commented on AMZN shares. Amazon.com makes up approximately 0.8% of Schroder Investment Management Group's portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest holding. Regal Investment Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 0.13% or 537 shares. Windward Capital Management Ca owns 38,533 shares or 6.34% of their U.S. portfolio.

Among 4 analysts covering Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, December 22. Citigroup maintained Amazon.com, Inc.

The collective rating of 2.6 for TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ:TIVO) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 20 with "Overweight". (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, July 29. The brokerage issued a buy rating on the e-commerce giant's stock. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Monday, June 12 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by Macquarie Research. The insider WINN STEPHEN T sold 159,600 shares worth $5.58 million. The firm owned $40.38 million shares of the company's stock after selling 36822 shares during the period.

RealPage, Inc. provides software and data analytics for the real estate industry in the United States. It has a 16.08 P/E ratio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. Chevy Chase Trust invested in 389,684 shares. Victory Cap holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP) for 38 shares. 160,990 were reported by Chesley Taft Ltd Liability Co. Truepoint Incorporated holds 0.06% or 606 shares. Meeder Asset Management Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in RealPage, Inc. Goodwin Daniel L holds 300 shares. New York-based Srs Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Com has invested 13.59% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP) for 194,600 shares. Vestor Ltd Liability Com stated it has 109 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:RP). Kames Public Limited Company reported 35,707 shares.

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