Amazon today reported earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2018, including revenue of $72.4 billion, net income of $3.0 billion, and earnings per share of $6.04 (compared to revenue of in Q4 2017). The fourth quarter is the biggest and most important for Amazon because of holidays sales.
Analysts had expected Amazon to earn $71.9 billion in revenue and report earnings per share of $5.67. The company thus handily beat expectations. The company’s stock