Amazon has many opportunities. The company right now is inventing new businesses and expanding in different countries all over the world. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) certainly seems like a high-growth future business. Amazon shares reflect long-term expectations for the cash flow stream of the company. There is much more growth possible in the global e-commerce world.
Amazon's e-commerce business has a relatively small share of retail sales. Over the last 12 months, Amazon has created $171 billion of net sales in its retail business. Global retail sales reached an estimated $25 trillion last year. This means that Amazon's market share of global retail sales is only about 1.2%. There is still much room for growth.
Amazon.com is a large E-commerce company. Amazon.com, Inc., is an enormous American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big giant 4 tech companies, along with Google, Apple (many investors find the Apple company "a-peel-ing"), and Facebook. The CEO and founder of the gigantic Amazon company is Jeff Bezos.
The stock of the immense company is: AMZN (NASDAQ).
Here are the Amazon subsidiaries:
Whole Foods Market
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Amazon Prime Air
Amazon.com Corporate LLC
Amazon Game Studios
Game Sparks Ltd
Health Navigators, LLC
Double Helix Games
Twitch Interactive Inc.
Amazon Technologies, Inc
Amazon Development Centre (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Amazon (AMZN) is increasing its presence in India. The generous company plans to give $1 billion into small businesses in India over the next 5 years. Massive company Amazon wants to help manufacturers, resellers, shops and brands in India. Currently, more than 550,000 sellers use the super Amazon India marketplace. More than 60,000 Indian manufacturers and brands export products to customers worldwide using Amazon's capacious platform. By giving to those businesses, Amazon expects that it can bring more than a substantial 10 million local business online by 2025. Amazon's enormous investment could help traders export as much as $10 billion in Indian-made goods in the next 5 years. This would help India's important campaign to export more goods that were made in India.
FedEx is certainly a competitor of Amazon. FedEx shares decreased 10% in December following alarming 2nd-quarter financial results. Amazon.com is the reason for that decrease. Amazon seems to be really winning its trade situation. Competitors are trying hard to get an advantage. For many years, package delivery from FedEx had a premium price. The company reliably delivered packages all over the world. The customers were satisfied. Amazon.com came along as a tough competitor.
FedEx hoped that the growth of e-commerce would help its operations. FedEx did invest in infrastructure and new technologies to prepare for the increase in growth. FedEx announced an 8.5% increase in capital investment in June 2018. FedEx even ordered 12 new Boeing 767 aircraft to keep up with increased cargo loads. Here's what happened in 2019: Amazon shares are up 19.2%, while FedEx shares are down 8.7%. When FedEx decided to end Amazon ground deliveries, it was a tough choice to make. FedEx is not going away any time soon, though.