Thomas Ryder - Amazon Independent Director

AMZN
 Stock
  

USD 93.41  0.21  0.23%   

  Director
Mr. Thomas O. Ryder is an Independent Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Readers Digest Association, Inc. from April 1998 to December 2006, and was Chief Executive Officer from April 1998 to December 2005. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Ryder worked in several roles at American Express, including as President of American Express Travel Related Services International. Mr. Ryder was a director of RPX Corporationrationration since December 2009, a director of QuadGraphics, Inc. since July 2010, and a director of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. since May 2016. He was a director of Starwood Hotels Resorts Worldwide, Inc. from April 2001 to September 2016 and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. from October 2007 to November 2009. Mr. Ryders individual qualifications and skills as a director include his leadership experience as a senior executive of Readers Digest, a large media and publishing company, and American Express, a large financial services company, through which he gained experience with intellectual property, media, enterprise sales, payments, and international operations, as well as his customer experience skills and skills relating to financial statement and accounting matters.
Age: 73  Director Since 2011      
206 266-1821  www.amazon.com

Amazon Management Efficiency

Amazon Inc has return on total asset (ROA) of 2.0 % which means that it generated profit of $2.0 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on stockholders equity (ROE) of 8.78 %, meaning that it created $8.78 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders. Amazon management efficiency ratios could be used to measure how well the company manages its routine affairs as well as how well it operates its assets and liabilities. Amazon Return on Average Assets are quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Return on Average Assets is estimated at 9.71. Return on Average Equity is expected to rise to 31.08 this year, although the value of Return on Investment will most likely fall to 13.54. Amazon Net Current Assets as percentage of Total Assets are quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Current Assets as percentage of Total Assets is estimated at 5.69. Asset Turnover is expected to rise to 1.69 this year, although the value of Goodwill and Intangible Assets will most likely fall to about 12.9 B.
The company currently holds 164.33 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.2, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Amazon Inc has a current ratio of 0.92, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations when due. Debt can assist Amazon until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Amazon's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Amazon Inc sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Amazon to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Amazon's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

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Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. Amazon.com, Inc. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Amazon operates under Internet Retail classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 1544000 people. Amazon Inc (AMZN) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 1,544,000 people.

Amazon Inc Leadership Team

Elected by the shareholders, the Amazon's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: Amazon inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of Amazon. The board's role is to monitor Amazon's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. Amazon's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, Amazon's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
John Brown, Independent Director
Thomas Alberg, Lead Independent Director
Jeffrey Bezos, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Pres
Brian Olsavsky, CFO and Sr. VP
Rosalind Brewer, Director
Jonathan Rubinstein, Independent Director
Jamie Gorelick, Independent Director
Tom Alberg, Lead Independent Director
Wendell Weeks, Director
Shelley Reynolds, Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Worldwide Controller
Patricia Stonesifer, Independent Director
Thomas Ryder, Independent Director
Andrew Jassy, Sr. VP of Amazon Web Services
William Gordon, Independent Director
Jeffrey Wilke, Sr. VP of Consumer Bus.
Judith McGrath, Director
Jeffrey Blackburn, Senior Vice President - Business Development
Daniel Huttenlocher, Director
Indra Nooyi, Director
Alain Monie, Independent Director
David Zapolsky, Vice President General Counsel, Secretary
Diego Piacentini, Sr. VP of International Consumer Bus.

Amazon Stock Performance Indicators

The ability to make a profit is the ultimate goal of any investor. But to identify the right stock is not an easy task. Is Amazon a good investment? Although profit is still the single most important financial element of any organization, multiple performance indicators can help investors identify the equity that they will appreciate over time.

Amazon Investors Sentiment

The influence of Amazon's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Amazon. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to Amazon's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in Amazon. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding Amazon can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around Amazon Inc. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
Amazon's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for Amazon's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average Amazon's news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on Amazon.

Amazon Implied Volatility

    
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Amazon's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Amazon Inc stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Amazon's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Amazon stock will not fluctuate a lot when Amazon's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Amazon in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Amazon's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Amazon options trading.

Pair Trading with Amazon

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if Amazon position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Amazon will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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The ability to find closely correlated positions to Amazon could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Amazon when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Amazon - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Amazon Inc to buy it.
The correlation of Amazon is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Amazon moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Amazon Inc moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for Amazon can also be used as hedging techniques within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate a better risk-adjusted return on your portfolios.
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Please continue to Trending Equities. Note that the Amazon Inc information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Amazon's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Volatility Analysis module to get historical volatility and risk analysis based on latest market data.

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Is Amazon's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Amazon. If investors know Amazon will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Amazon listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
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Market Capitalization
960.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.15
Return On Assets
0.02
Return On Equity
0.0878
The market value of Amazon Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Amazon that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Amazon's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Amazon's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Amazon's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Amazon's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Amazon's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Amazon value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Amazon's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.