Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season? - Morningstar Credit Research

Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season?

Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season? - Morningstar Credit Research
Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season?
Published Dec 27, 2016
12 pages — Published Dec 27, 2016
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...Amazon s credit rating reflects its leading competitive position in e-commerce, strengthening profitability and free cash flow, and the maintenance of a moderately levered capital structure. Morningstar, Inc. has assigned Amazon a wide economic moat based on its low-cost operations, a network effect, and excellent customer service. We believe Amazon s competitive advantage will produce additional market share gains for the next several years. Amazon s scalable fulfillment and distribution network provides a lower cost structure versus having a large physical retail presence and allows Amazon to price below its store-based peers. Amazon also generates a competitive advantage through a network effect as customers are increasingly attracted to its expansive breadth of products at low prices through an attractive website, which in turn attracts additional merchants including third-party sellers as well as wholesalers and manufacturers that sell direct to Amazon. Over the past five years active...

  
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Morningstar Credit Research. "Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season?" Dec 27, 2016. Alacra Store. Sep 22, 2019. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Morningstar-Credit-Research/Alexa-What-Should-Investors-Know-About-Amazon-Coming-Out-of-This-Holiday-Season-2137-33795>
  
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Morningstar Credit Research. (2016). Alexa, What Should Investors Know About Amazon Coming Out of This Holiday Season? Dec 27, 2016. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Sep 22, 2019 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/Morningstar-Credit-Research/Alexa-What-Should-Investors-Know-About-Amazon-Coming-Out-of-This-Holiday-Season-2137-33795>
  
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