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Amazon continues to grow at the rate of a startups, even though it’s the next likely company to hit the $1 trillion market capitalization threshold. The retailer’s stranglehold on U.S. e-commerce shows no signs of easing. Amazon is now responsible for roughly 50% of digital sales in the country, and more and more brands—from Nike to Party City—now sell products on their rival’s website, after years of hesitation. Retailers like Best Buy and Kohl’s have also decided to partner with Amazon. With its Web Services division generating a steady stream of profit, Amazon continues to run away with the e-commerce prize.

Company Information

IndustryInternet Services and Retailing
Current Streak2
Years on List5
CEOJeffrey Bezos

Revenue, Net Income

Revenue past four quarters ($M)$193,194
Net Income past four quarters ($M)$3,938

Growth Rates and Ranks

Revenue 3 Yr Growth Rank55
Revenue 3 Yr Annual Growth Rate27%
EPS 3 Yr Growth Rank11
EPS 3 Yr Annual Growth Rate107%
Total Return 3 Yr Rank7
Total Return 3 Yr Annual Rate58%
Beat S&P 500 (11.9%)yes
P/E Ratio143