In addition to holiday hiring, Amazon noted that the second corporate headquarters that it intends to build could support as many as 50,000 jobs.
Amazon’s R&D budget, which includes spending on content acquisition, totaled $5.9 billion in 3Q17, an increase of 43.7% YoY.
In 3Q17, AWS generated revenues of $4.6 billion and posted an operating profit of $1.2 billion.
In 3Q17, Amazon’s cloud computing division, Amazon Web Services (or AWS), reported growth of 42.0% YoY to record revenues of $4.6 billion.
Amazon’s (AMZN) sales from its overseas markets are increasing and in 3Q17, this increase accelerated compared to 2Q17 and 3Q16.
As of November 16, TJX Companies (TJX) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 16.4x.
TJX Companies’ (TJX) gross margin expanded 30 basis points to 29.8% in fiscal 3Q18.
Aside from the US, TJX Companies (TJX) operates off-price stores in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia.
TJX Companies (TJX) delivered sales of about $8.8 billion in fiscal 3Q18, which ended on October 28, 2017.
TJX Companies’ adjusted EPS rose 9.9% on a year-over-year basis in fiscal 3Q18.
TJX Companies (TJX) disappointed investors with lower-than-expected sales in fiscal 3Q18.
AAP’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) momentum indicator was hovering at 59.9, above the line of equilibrium.
Of the 27 analysts covering Advance Auto Parts (AAP) on November 15, 48% gave it “buy” recommendations. Another 41% recommended a “hold,” and 11% of these analysts gave “sell” recommendations.
On November 15, 2017, Advance Auto Parts’ forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 7.6x.
Analysts expect AAP’s fiscal 4Q17 adjusted earnings to reach $0.64 per share, about 36% lower than $1.00 in fiscal 4Q16.
In fiscal 3Q17, AAP’s gross profit stood at $948.0 million, about 4.1% lower than its gross profit of $988.0 million in fiscal 3Q16.
In the first three quarters of 2017, AAP’s sales have fallen 2.0% year-over-year to ~$7.3 billion.
Advance Auto Parts (AAP) released its fiscal 3Q17 earnings on November 14. AAP’s fiscal 3Q17 adjusted earnings per share stood at $1.43, ~17.3% lower than in fiscal 3Q16.
Cheniere Energy’s forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple was 18.7x as of November 15, 2017. That’s below the last one-year average of 19.5x.
Cheniere Energy (LNG) stock has had a positive reaction from investors. It has risen 1.5% since the 3Q17 earnings announcement on November 14, 2017.