Amazon.com, Inc. was the first online market place and today has an estimated 70% market. Amazon Prime is their subscription service that provides additional value such as two-day free shipping. The company sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors. In some circumstances, it does enable third parties to sell their products on Amazon.com.
Sales and shares prices have grown rapidly. AMZN sales are highly correlated with economic indicators such as employment, personal consumption, and GDP. As the economy and employment improve, Amazon.com is likely to grow. The forecast shows that the growth is likely to accelerate as the forecasts are above the best fit line.
Amazon.com continues to expand and diversify with both the acquisition of Whole Foods and the tie-in with Sears to sell Kenmore appliances.
SalesForekast™ projects AMZN to grow at a rate slightly better than the best-fit line continuing their historical growth trends. This is likely to depend on the company continuing to launch new and exciting products.
SalesForekast™ correlates historical sales or market capitalization data with over 30 selected macroeconomic indicators to project data for future quarters based on the forecasts for the macroeconomic indicators that drive the company’s sales or market cap.