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Bartosiak: Trading Amazon's (AMZN) Earnings with Options

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On Thursday, February 2nd, Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) will release its fourth quarter earnings results after the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 5 (Strong Sell), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of C.

Dave will look at Amazon’s past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Amazon ahead of earnings.

Amazon in Focus

Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. The company lists unique items in categories such as books, music, DVDs, videos, consumer electronics, toys, camera and photo items, software, computer and video games, tools and hardware, lawn and patio items, kitchen products, and wireless products.

Amazon is expected to report earnings at $1.41 per share according to the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Last quarter they missed earnings expectations by -38.82%. They reported earnings at $052 per share, missing their estimate of -$0.33. They have an average earnings surprise of 13.71%.

Amazon.com, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise

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Bottom Line

How should investors play Amazon ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in at 1:00pm tomorrow to see David’s thoughts.


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