Amazon.com Inc. Reports Gain In Q2 Bottom Line

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced a profit for its second quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's profit came in at $7.78 billion, or $15.12 per share. This compares with $5.24 billion, or $10.30 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $12.22 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 27.2% to $113.08 billion from $88.91 billion last year.

Amazon.com Inc. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $7.78 Bln. vs. $5.24 Bln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $15.12 vs. $10.30 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $12.22
-Revenue (Q2): $113.08 Bln vs. $88.91 Bln last year.

Next quarter revenue guidance: $106 - $112 Bln

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