Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Sings Licensing Pact with A+E Networks

Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) made a content licensing pact with A+E Networks, a joint venture of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and Hearst Corp, permitting the seattle Washington based company to add a handful of popular reality shows and few other new offerings to its emergent Prime Instant Video library.

The agreement allows Amazon, world’s biggest Internet retail store, add prior seasons of popular series comprising “Pawn Stars,” “Storage Wars” and “Dance Moms” from A&E, bio, History and Lifetime channels to the retail giant’s video-streaming service.

The company reported that Prime Instant Video now features over 33,000 movies and TV episodes. Terms of the pact with A+E were not announced.

Shifting reader’s focus to broader market, let us consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTS) rose +1.06% to settle at $1.91, Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) moved up +2.93% to end at $5.27 while eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) jumped +0.63% to finish at $52.78 on Friday.

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) last session’s volume of 1.88 million shares was surprisingly lower than its average volume of 3.12 million shares. The stock after opening at $257.58 hit high price of $259.80 and then closed at $259.15 by scoring +0.26%.

The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.04 as current ratio. The Company had total cash of $5.25 billion at hand and a book value per share as $16.67 in the most recent quarter.

The stock’s price volatility was 1.97% for a week and 2.06% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 5.49 and its beta remained at 0.93.

AMZN generated revenue of $57.26 billion in the previous twelve months and earned $40.00 million. The Company showed a positive 0.28% in the net profit margin as well as in its operating margin which remained at 0.93%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five years was F35.03%.

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