If not the first company that its stock exchange listing used skillfully to advance the global expansion. For CEO Jeff Bezos could understand it almost perfectly, to stoke the hype of the Internet shares and to get the money for the worldwide expansion of capital increases. It was anything but easy, because Amazon.com had to expand in two directions. On the one hand, Jeff Bezos had to constantly expand the range, on the other side but also the geographical expansion was necessary because Internet companies you can restrict Yes its activities in the long term not only on the United States. And especially the geographical expansion in many countries of the world was of course very expensive, because it cost to make a lot of money the Amazon brand name all over the world.
Critics saw the company after the bursting of the Internet bubble several times down the drain, because you “don’t waste too much money for marketing and various acquisitions”, but the company was able to maintain itself always thanks to the leadership of Jeff Bezos on the market… Sales and profits – Amazon.com today shows we us now the present financial figures to. Amazon.com has at the current rate of just 57 US$ a market capitalization of nearly 24.5 billion US$ on. In contrast, stood in the year as a whole 2007 a turnover amounting to 14,835 billion US$, in the current business year 2008 18,14 billion US$ to rise. In the full-year 2007 fell in a net operating profit of 655 million US$, which is to be increased slightly this year.
Currently, Amazon.com has a cash position in height of 2.32 billion US$. But fiscal year 2008 is almost over, and thus the business forecasts for the year 2009 for the valuation of the shares are to be used. Here is the average sales of 22.15 billion US$ and a profit per share of 1.63 US$ per share expected.