Amazon’s stock trends and shareholder returns
In this article, we’ll focus on Amazon’s (AMZN) technical indicators, which guide investors and traders in making market entry and exit decisions. We’ll also compare its technical indicators to those of its peers in the enterprise software space.
As of June 29, Amazon stock has risen 78% in the trailing-12-month period. In the trailing-one-month period, it has risen 2%. Alibaba (BABA) stock has risen 32% and fallen 11% in the trailing-12-month and trailing-one-month periods, respectively.
Alphabet (GOOG) stock has risen 24% and fallen 2%, respectively, in the trailing-12-month and trailing-one-month periods. PayPal (PYPL) stock has risen 57% and fallen 2%, respectively, in the same periods.
On June 29, Amazon’s last trading price was $1,699.8. The stock was trading almost flat compared to its 20-day moving average of $1,699.00, 5% above its 50-day moving average of $1,625.00, and 9% below its 100-day moving average of $1,554.00.
A company’s MACD (moving average convergence divergence) indicates the difference between its short-term and long-term moving averages. Amazon’s 14-day MACD of 29.87 is a positive figure, which indicates an upward trading trend.