Here they are:
- EPS (earnings per share) came in at $0.37 cents a share; a significant beat of the Streets estimates of $0.27 per share.
- Q2 revenue was up to $4.06 billion a 41% increase Y/Y
- Excluding FX revenue gre 35% Y/Y
- Operating income increased 86% Y/Y to $217 million
- Excluding FX operating income grew 71% Y/Y
- Net income increased 102% to $158 million in the second quarter, or $0.37 per diluted share, compared with net income of $78 million in 2007
- Worldwide Media sales grew 31% to $2.41 billion in second quarter 2008, compared with $1.83 billion in second quarter 2007.
- Worldwide Electronics & Other General Merchandise sales grew 58% to $1.53 billion in second quarter 2008, compared with $0.97 billion in second quarter 2007, and increased to 38% of worldwide net sales compared with 34%.
- North America segment sales, representing the Company’s U.S. and Canadian sites, were $2.17 billion, up 35% from second quarter 2007.
- International segment sales, representing the Company’s U.K., German, Japanese, French and Chinese sites, were $1.89 billion, up 47% from second quarter 2007, and increased to 47% of worldwide net sales compared with 45%.
- Over 400,000 developers have registered to use Amazon Web Services (AWS), up more than 30,000 from last quarter.
These numbers were significantly higher than Wall Street expected and signal that consumers is still spending money they just happen to be spending it at Amazon and not other sites. Amazon now should be considered a bell weather stock that signals the strength of ecommerce.
Just my 12%