Founder and leader of the Internet giant Amazon, Jeff Bezos has taken a leadership position in the Forbes list -. His fortune is estimated at more than $ 150 billion Such information is provided Bloomberg. In less than 8 months ago, his condition was slightly more than $ 100 billion.
The honorable second place still holds founding Microsoft Corp. Bill Gates with a fortune of about $ 100 billion.
The bulk of the state Bezos up shares of his company Amazon, almost 16%. To date, the level of capitalization of the company is in second place, with $ 887 billion in the first place in terms of capitalization -.. Apple, with the amount of $ 938.55 billion honorable third place is occupied by Alphabet (Google's parent company), with $ 828 billion.
In the second quarter, the company increased its net profit more than than doubled compared with the first three months of this year. contributed to this strong performance units Amazon Web Services cloud (AWS).
Amazon's net profit for the first quarter of this year on an annualized basis rose to $ 1.6 billion, or $ 3.27 per share, while in the first quarter of last year figure was $ 724 million or $ 1.48 per share.
Revenue increased 43% to $ 51 billion from $ 35.7 billion. Analysts had forecast that the earnings for the quarter Amazon will be at $ 1.24 per share on revenue of $ 49.9 billion.
It should be noted that the bright prospects of the company are currently overshadowed by the mass strikes, so today, thousands of the company's employees hold a large-scale strike, which can last from one to three days, demanding better working conditions for employees of Amazon. The strike will be attended by officials from Germany, Spain and Poland.
Based on materials WELTRADE