(Actualis with comments)
January 31 (Reuters) – Amazon supported Thursday in
exchange after closing Wall Street after
Publishing a traffic forecast in the first place
quarter below the expectations of analysts.
The e-commerce glove foresees sales
between $ 56 billion and $ 60 billion in the first
quarter, the range is less than the average consensus of 60.77
billions of dollars, according to IBES data from Refinitiva.
Sales in the fourth quarter rose
19.7% 72.38 billion dollars, which is a higher figure than
an average consensus of 71.87 billion, thanks to strong sales
during the holiday season including Black Friday.
The share was up to 2.5% in transactions after
closing before reducing losses.
Amazon continues to grow and intensively invest
especially in the field of data, computing
dmatrialise (& # 39; cloud & # 39;) and artificial intelligence, but
They encounter difficulties, especially in some markets outside
from the United States.
The group started on Thursday to withdraw the entire series
product from its location in India to bend new ones
the regulation of this country, which comes into force on Friday i
prohibits distributors from selling the company's products
in which they have actions.
"There is currently a bit of uncertainty," he said.
Chief Financial Officer Brian Olsavski at a
Conference with reporters.
"India continues to offer good prospects for a long time
Amazon's forecast takes two points into consideration
the percentage of negative effects of the course, he said.
Amazon's net profit grew by 3.03 billion
$ 6.04 per share for the quarter ended December 31
December, against $ 1.86 billion ($ 3.75)
action) a year earlier.
Alibaba, the great Chinese rival Amazon, has announced
Wednesday is net profit in the third quarter of the fiscal year
better than expected, while the highest is achieved
sales growth from 2016,
due to the slowdown of the Chinese economy and
trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
(Arjun Panchadar Bangalore and Jeffrei Dastin San Francisco;
Patrick Vignal for the French service