Amazon.com (AMZN)

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Amazon.com PS Ratio (TTM):

1.845 for Jan. 30, 2015

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Jan. 30, 2015 1.845
Jan. 29, 2015 1.633
Jan. 28, 2015 1.592
Jan. 27, 2015 1.606
Jan. 26, 2015 1.622
Jan. 23, 2015 1.636
Jan. 22, 2015 1.625
Jan. 21, 2015 1.557
Jan. 20, 2015 1.516
Jan. 16, 2015 1.522
Jan. 15, 2015 1.503
Jan. 14, 2015 1.536
Jan. 13, 2015 1.544
Jan. 12, 2015 1.526
Jan. 9, 2015 1.555
Jan. 8, 2015 1.573
Jan. 7, 2015 1.563
Jan. 6, 2015 1.546
Jan. 5, 2015 1.582
Jan. 2, 2015 1.616
Dec. 31, 2014 1.625
Dec. 30, 2014 1.693
Dec. 29, 2014 1.702
Dec. 26, 2014 1.686
Dec. 24, 2014 1.653
Dec. 23, 2014 1.671
   
Dec. 22, 2014 1.672
Dec. 19, 2014 1.636
Dec. 18, 2014 1.624
Dec. 17, 2014 1.630
Dec. 16, 2014 1.610
Dec. 15, 2014 1.670
Dec. 12, 2014 1.676
Dec. 11, 2014 1.677
Dec. 10, 2014 1.668
Dec. 9, 2014 1.705
Dec. 8, 2014 1.673
Dec. 5, 2014 1.705
Dec. 4, 2014 1.729
Dec. 3, 2014 1.726
Dec. 2, 2014 1.780
Dec. 1, 2014 1.778
Nov. 28, 2014 1.847
Nov. 26, 2014 1.820
Nov. 25, 2014 1.828
Nov. 24, 2014 1.831
Nov. 21, 2014 1.814
Nov. 20, 2014 1.803
Nov. 19, 2014 1.781
Nov. 18, 2014 1.772
Nov. 17, 2014 1.762

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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AMZN PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

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Best Buy 0.3047
Staples 0.4879
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AMZN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.503 Jan 15 2015
Maximum 2.751 Sep 19 2011
Average 2.087

AMZN PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("AMZN", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("AMZN", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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