Amazon's stock has been on a roller coaster in the past three months, but it is up today after strong earnings

Amazon.com is once again in the $100 billion club after posting strong quarterly earnings this week. The company’s stock is up more than 14 percent in early morning trading, giving the company a market capitalization of $100 billion.

A sign outside Amazon's HQ in Seattle shows the company's amazing appetite for new hires. Photo: Matt Shobe

On Thursday, Amazon’s first quarter profits beat analysts’ expectations as revenues jumped 34 percent to $13.18 billion.

So, how does Amazon now compare to some other tech heavyweights:

Apple’s market value: $563 billion.

Microsoft’s market value: $268 billion.

Google’s market value: $199 billion.

Intel’s market value: $141 billion.

eBay’s market value: $52 billion.

Salesforce.com’s market value: $21 billion.

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Comments

  • Guest

    Congratulations to Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Intel, eBay, and Salesforce on crossing well into the billions! This is truly American innovation at its best.

  • Bob

    “PE 183.84″

    I’d trade it. But with that PE, holding it for any longer period is probably a mistake.

  • http://www.iwebsquare.co.uk/ iWebSquare

    So, Google is just two step behind, hope their new changes help them to stay or gain top market value.

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