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Amazon.com PS Ratio (TTM):

2.892 for Dec. 9, 2016
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Dec. 9, 2016 2.892
Dec. 8, 2016 2.891
Dec. 7, 2016 2.903
Dec. 6, 2016 2.881
Dec. 5, 2016 2.861
Dec. 2, 2016 2.789
Dec. 1, 2016 2.802
Nov. 30, 2016 2.828
Nov. 29, 2016 2.873
Nov. 28, 2016 2.889
Nov. 25, 2016 2.940
Nov. 23, 2016 2.939
Nov. 22, 2016 2.959
Nov. 21, 2016 2.939
Nov. 18, 2016 2.864
Nov. 17, 2016 2.85
Nov. 16, 2016 2.813
Nov. 15, 2016 2.800
Nov. 14, 2016 2.709
Nov. 11, 2016 2.784
Nov. 10, 2016 2.797
Nov. 9, 2016 2.908
Nov. 8, 2016 2.968
Nov. 7, 2016 2.957
Nov. 4, 2016 2.845
Nov. 3, 2016 2.89
   
Nov. 2, 2016 2.884
Nov. 1, 2016 2.959
Oct. 31, 2016 2.976
Oct. 28, 2016 2.925
Oct. 27, 2016 3.083
Oct. 26, 2016 3.099
Oct. 25, 2016 3.147
Oct. 24, 2016 3.158
Oct. 21, 2016 3.086
Oct. 20, 2016 3.053
Oct. 19, 2016 3.081
Oct. 18, 2016 3.081
Oct. 17, 2016 3.063
Oct. 14, 2016 3.101
Oct. 13, 2016 3.124
Oct. 12, 2016 3.143
Oct. 11, 2016 3.131
Oct. 10, 2016 3.171
Oct. 7, 2016 3.163
Oct. 6, 2016 3.171
Oct. 5, 2016 3.181
Oct. 4, 2016 3.142
Oct. 3, 2016 3.153
Sept. 30, 2016 3.155
Sept. 29, 2016 3.302

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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 3.899
Alibaba Group Holding 12.48
Etsy 4.148

AMZN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.497 Jan 15 2015
Maximum 3.302 Sep 29 2016
Average 2.211

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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