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  • Previous Rank18
  • Revenues ($M)$135,987
  • Revenue Percent Change27.1%
  • Profits ($M)$2,371
  • Profits Percent Change297.8%
  • Assets ($M)$83,402
  • Employees341,400
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$423,031

The Everything Store continued its assault on, well, everything in 2016: drones (via its Prime Air program), artificial intelligence (via its popular Alexa assistant), convenience stores (via its cashier-less Amazon Go chain), and most crucially, analyst expectations that the company couldn’t turn a profit with regularity. The e-commerce giant is plowing money in with its blockbuster Echo home automation device portfolio, its Prime streaming video and music service, and its industry-leading Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform, which is under siege from rivals including Microsoft and Google. Amazon was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle.

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Company Info

Jeffrey P. Bezos
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Internet Services and Retailing
HQ Location
Seattle, WA
Years on Fortune 500 List16
Employees341,400 Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$135,98727.1%
Profits ($M)$2,371297.8%
Assets ($M)$83,402-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$19,285-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$423,031-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1.7%
Profits as % of Assets2.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.9
EPS % Change (from 2015)292%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)29%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)27%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)10.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)34.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)34.2%