Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is set to announce its Q315 earnings after the market close on Thursday, Oct. 22. Analysts expect the e-commerce giant to report EPS loss of ($0.14) and revenue of $24.91 billion. That would be $0.33 lower the $0.19 per share posted last quarter, and $0.81 higher the ($0.95) posted in the Q314. Revenue is projected to be $4.33 billion higher than the $20.58 billion posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of ($0.07) per share.
As a quick reminder, AMZN reported Q215 EPS of $0.19, $0.33 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of ($0.14). Revs increased 19.86% year-over-year to $23.18 billion versus the $22.39 billion consensus.
On valuation measures, Amazon’s current year and next year EPS growth estimates stand at 405.80% and 203.10%, compared to the industry growth rates of 10% and 19.50%, respectively. The name has a t-12 price-to-sales ratio of 2.74. EPS for the same period registers at ($0.41).
Amazon shares have advanced 3.23% in the last 4 weeks and 15.26% in the past three months. Over the past 5 trading sessions the stock has gained 2.01%. The Seattle, Wa.-based company, which is currently valued at $259.94 billion, has a median Wall Street price target of $650 with a high target of $750.
Amazon.com Inc. is up 76.25% year-over-year, compared with a 4.77% gain in the S&P 500.