Amazon ended the first quarter with a very sluggish revenue increase, +7% to $ 116.4 billion in the last three months of last year – the slowest year-over-year expansion rate since 2001. Earnings per share, which was below forecasts, was penalized by the $ 7.6 billion loss generated by the investment in Rivian. The forecasts for the second quarter are below expectations. Revenues are estimated at between $116 and $121 billion. The range of the operating income is very wide, ranging from a loss of one billion dollars to a profit of 3 billion. In Amazon’s case, therefore, both the results and the outlook penalizes the stock.Amazon.com [AMZN.N], which closed on Friday -14% at $2,485, dropped 0.3% to $2,478 in pre-trading. It could be a distribution phase, which is yet to be demonstrated. However, it characterized Amazon’s equity story from summer 2020 between the resistance at $3,700 and the support at $2,880 (repeatedly violated and recovered). The stock took our target at $2,500. Given the very strong volumes generated, the direction remains down. The $2,500 area is a major support and now there might be some pull back. Since it closed below $2,500, the target is at $2,300.
We recommend a multiday operation: go SHORT on the stock, upon closing below $2,500, by buying the Leverage Shares Amazon -1X ETP (ISIN: IE00BKT66S86) with a short-term target towards $2,300. Alert/stop loss should be above $2,700 (closing daily).
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Sandeep has longstanding experience with financial markets. Starting with a Chicago-based hedge fund as a financial engineer, his career has spanned a variety of domains and organizations over a course of 8 years – from Barclays Capital’s Prime Services Division to (most recently) Nasdaq’s Index Research Team.
Sandeep holds an M.S. in Finance as well as an MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago.
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Prior to joining LS, Violeta worked at several high-profile investment firms in Australia, such as Tollhurst and Morgans Financial where she spent the past 12 years of her career.
Violeta is a certified market technician from the Australian Technical Analysts Association and holds a Post Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from Kaplan Professional (FINSIA), Australia, where she was a lecturer for a number of years.
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Oktay joined Leverage Shares in late 2019. He is responsible for driving business growth by maintaining key relationships and developing sales activity across English-speaking markets.
He joined LS from UniCredit, where he was a corporate relationship manager for multinationals. His previous experience is in corporate finance and fund administration at firms like IBM Bulgaria and DeGiro / FundShare.
Oktay holds a BA in Finance & Accounting and a post-graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. He is also a CFA charterholder.
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