Amazon.com (AMZN) Share CFD Trading

Amazon is one of the world's largest and most influential technology and e-commerce companies. Interested? Start trading AMZN shares CFD with FXOpen today.
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What Is AMZN Share CFD Trading?

AMZN share CFD trading refers to trading Contracts for Difference (CFDs) based on the price movements of Amazon.com, Inc. (ticker: AMZN) stock. CFDs represent derivative financial instruments that market participants employ to engage in speculation regarding the price oscillations of diverse underlying assets, encompassing equities, without the ownership of the physical shares themselves.

Amazon.com, Inc., commonly referred to simply as Amazon, is one of the world's largest and most influential technology and e-commerce companies. Founded in 1994 as an online bookstore, it has since diversified its business to encompass a wide range of products and services.

At FXOpen, you can trade AMZN CFDs with spreads from 0.0 pips and commissions from $1.

AMZN Price Historical Performance

Here are the most notable AMZN price movements:

Amazon’s IPO took place on the 15th May 15, 1997, at $18 per share. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, the stock experienced significant growth as the company expanded its e-commerce offerings and diversified into various product categories. In 1998-1999, the company held three AMZN stock splits.

Like many tech stocks, AMZN saw significant volatility during the dot-com bubble and subsequent crash. However, the company weathered the storm and continued to grow.

The launch of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2006 marked a major milestone. AWS became a dominant force in the cloud computing industry, contributing to the company's revenue growth and stock performance.

Notable price growth started in 2009. Amazon reached significant market capitalisation milestones, surpassing $1 trillion in 2018 and becoming one of the most valuable companies in the world.

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated e-commerce adoption, benefiting Amazon. The company experienced strong demand for online shopping and cloud services during the pandemic, leading to robust market performance.

As of the end of 2020, Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) had a closing price of approximately $3,256 per share.

In January 2022, the value of AMZN plunged. In June of that year, the company held a split on a 20-to-1 basis. By that time, the stock traded near $2,785. After the split, it fell to $139.28.

Major Factors That Affect the Value of AMZN

The AMZN stock price can be affected by the following factors:

Amazon's financial performance, including revenue growth and profitability, is a primary driver of its stock value. Strong quarterly AMZN earnings reports and revenue growth can positively impact investor sentiment. On the AMZN earnings date, the market experiences increased volatility.

Market dynamics and Amazon's ability to compete with other e-commerce companies, traditional retailers with an online presence, and cloud computing providers can impact its performance.

Strategic acquisitions, such as Whole Foods and Zappos.com, and investments in emerging technologies can influence its growth trajectory and stock performance.

Changes in consumer behaviour, especially in response to economic conditions or technological shifts, can impact Amazon's sales and profitability.

The company is subject to regulatory scrutiny, including antitrust investigations and issues related to third-party seller practices. Regulatory developments can impact investor sentiment.

Amazon's ongoing innovation in areas like robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and automation can impact its operational efficiency and competitive advantage.

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