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Amazon.com PS Ratio (TTM):

3.063 for Aug. 26, 2016
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Aug. 26, 2016 3.063
Aug. 25, 2016 3.024
Aug. 24, 2016 3.016
Aug. 23, 2016 3.037
Aug. 22, 2016 3.025
Aug. 19, 2016 3.016
Aug. 18, 2016 3.045
Aug. 17, 2016 3.046
Aug. 16, 2016 3.043
Aug. 15, 2016 3.061
Aug. 12, 2016 3.077
Aug. 11, 2016 3.072
Aug. 10, 2016 3.061
Aug. 9, 2016 3.060
Aug. 8, 2016 3.053
Aug. 5, 2016 3.051
Aug. 4, 2016 3.030
Aug. 3, 2016 3.006
Aug. 2, 2016 3.029
Aug. 1, 2016 3.058
July 29, 2016 3.022
July 28, 2016 2.998
July 27, 2016 2.934
July 26, 2016 2.930
July 25, 2016 2.946
   
July 22, 2016 2.967
July 21, 2016 2.965
July 20, 2016 2.970
July 19, 2016 2.947
July 18, 2016 2.932
July 15, 2016 2.929
July 14, 2016 2.952
July 13, 2016 2.958
July 12, 2016 2.980
July 11, 2016 3.002
July 8, 2016 2.971
July 7, 2016 2.934
July 6, 2016 2.938
July 5, 2016 2.90
July 1, 2016 2.890
June 30, 2016 2.850
June 29, 2016 3.021
June 28, 2016 2.988
June 27, 2016 2.918
June 24, 2016 2.950
June 23, 2016 3.048
June 22, 2016 3.000
June 21, 2016 3.022
June 20, 2016 3.014
June 17, 2016 2.982

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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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eBay 4.226
Alibaba Group Holding 15.31
Overstock.com 0.2277

AMZN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.497 Jan 15 2015
Maximum 3.249 Dec 29 2015
Average 2.172

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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