Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported its fourth quarter earnings on Friday, which was well received by investors and shareholders. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock popped up by more than 12% in the after-hours. Many analysts’ and firms have upgraded their ratings and increased the price targets on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock, which clearly is a sign that many believe the company is going to grow further in 2015. Fast Money Traders discuss on CNBC about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s performance in the last quarter and what can be expected out of them in the next few quarters.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) had a horrendous third quarter earnings, which impacted the stock significantly. But, the same company has reported a great earnings report for the fourth quarter, majority of which was due to the holiday rush. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) had reported a $1.01 EPS, which beat the street consensus by around 5%. But the company missed the revenue expectation for the quarter by around 1% and reported $29.38 billion, which was around 14% more than the same period in 2013.
A FMHR trader believes that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is not out of the woods yet, since they had a huge quarter to quarter variation in their earnings and revenues. She said that holiday was supposed to be a great quarter for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). She pointed out that the earnings might go negative in the next three quarters. But she believed that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) might again see positive growth in the last quarter of 2015. She added that the first half of 2016 might be very good for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and the company might report out some positive earnings per share numbers. She added that she likes Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in long term, but she feels that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) might never meet the expectations on revenues in near term mainly due to their spending problems.
FMHR trader Pete Najarian feels that Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO, Jeff Bezos wanted to show the street the capacity of the company through the fourth quarter earnings report. He added that Bezos wanted to display the power of investment to the investors and shareholders.
“[…] Prime is working, Prime is growing. 50% growth there, 53% internationally. This is something when you look at it, those prime folks, they are buying. When you look at that numbers they are absolutely impressive,” Najarian said.
Najarian added that the growth of Prime service was the major player for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in the last quarter.
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