Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon
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Here’s how the e-commerce giant fared, relative to analyst estimates compiled by Refinitiv:
- Earnings: $15.79 per share vs. $9.54 per share expected
- Revenue: $108.52 billion vs. $104.47 billion expected
Few companies have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of online shopping as much as Amazon. Its first-quarter results showed the company’s business continues to be buoyed by the pandemic, with sales soaring 44% year over year to $108.5 billion.