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Amazon.com Inc. – Everything You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-Listed Company (Guest Post)

Amazon.com Inc. – Everything You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-Listed Company (Guest Post)

Most of us here should be familiar with Amazon.com… – they are the largest e-commerce retailer by online revenue in the world (you can check out the report by Forbes published in May 2019 here.)

Amazon Prime Now launches in Singapore, its first market in Southeast Asia | TechCrunch

This post was originally posted here. The writer, Lim Jun Yuan is a veteran community member and blogger on InvestingNote, with username known as ljunyuan and has 1241  followers.

Had you invested in the company since its IPO back in 15 May 1997, at a price of just US$18 per share, you would be sitting on a 191% capital gain based on its closing price of US$3,450.96 as at market close yesterday (31 August.)

In my post today, I will be sharing with you all the researches I have done about the NASDAQ-listed company – including its businesses, historical financial performance, debt profile, and dividend payouts to shareholders (over a 5-year period between FY2015 and FY2019), a summary of its financial performances so far this year (i.e. 1H FY2020), and finally, whether or not its current share price (at the time of writing) is trading at a discount or at a premium (based on its current vs. its historical valuations.)

Let’s begin…

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Amazon Prime in Singapore: A Game Changer?

Amazon Prime in Singapore: A Game Changer?

Amazon Prime is slated to change the retail scene in Singapore. Or will it?

This column is written by @j_chou from InvestingNote.com.

@J_chou has an interest in global macro trends, financial markets and equity research and enjoys applying a combination of the three in his investments. His eventual investing goal is to manage a risk parity portfolio and achieve true financial freedom.

@J_Chou is vested in $BABA

Singapore and Southeast Asia’s growing E-commerce industry

According to a 2015 report done by Google and Temasek Holdings South-east Asia’s Internet economy is expected to surge to US$200 billion by 2025, driven by a growing middle class and greater accessibility to the Internet. For Singapore, the e-commerce market is projected to grow at 32% CAGR to be worth US$5.4billion in 2025. The Prime Now launch reaffirmed the importance of South-east Asia for digital commerce, with Singapore chosen as a testbed likely due to its tech-savvy, affluent citizens and accessibility to the rest of the region.

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Amazon Is Coming To Singapore: What You Need To Know

Amazon Is Coming To Singapore: What You Need To Know

Update: Amazon’s launch is official. Amazon has made its way into Singapore.

Amazon Prime Now app is now available for download on the app stores.

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From The Straits Times news, Amazon is using Singapore as a gateway to enter the Southeast Asian market.

The launch, according to the portal, will see services such as Amazon Prime, Amazon Prime Now fast delivery and Amazon’s e-commerce services made available to Singapore’s population, which numbers over five million people.

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