Is Amazon Affiliation profitable in 2019

Amazon Germany makes around three billion euros more

After the fourth quarterly figures were published, the online giant's stock market value rose to $ 1 trillion. The wide range of film and music streaming services and the expansion of its own cloud service alone are reasons for the company's large increase in sales. Worldwide there are over 150 million subscribers for the Prime offer.

The quarterly balance sheet also includes the numbers for 2019: According to the Amazon balance sheet, total sales were $ 280.5 billion. Operating expenses totaled around $ 266 billion (previous year: $ 220.5 billion), and operating income (operating income) was $ 14.5 billion (previous year: $ 12.4 billion). The net profit was 11.6 billion dollars, 15.0 percent more than in 2018.

The Net sales2019 broken down as follows:

  • North America: $ 170.8 billion (+20.8 percent compared to 2018)
  • International: $ 74.7 billion (+13.4 percent)
  • AWS (Cloud Service): $ 35.0 billion (+36.5 percent)

Operational editions 2019 (Change over previous year):

  • North America: $ 163.7 billion (+22.1 percent)
  • International: $ 76.4 billion (+12.4 percent)
  • AWS (Cloud Service): $ 25.8 billion (+40.7 percent)

Operating profit or loss2019 (Change over previous year):

  • North America: $ 7.0 billion profit (-3.2 percent)
  • International: $ 1.7 billion loss (previous year: $ 2.1 billion loss)
  • AWS (Cloud Service): $ 9.2 billion profit (+26.1 percent)

For the Income tax the group shows provisions of around 2.4 billion dollars in its balance sheet (previous year: 1.2 billion dollars). Cash paid for income taxes, less refunds, was $ 881 million (previous year: $ 1.2 billion).

The fourth quarter

For the fourth quarter of 2019 Amazon reports sales of $ 87.4 billion, 20.8 percent more than in the same quarter of the previous year. The net profit is 3.3 billion dollars (plus 8.0 percent).

In stationary stores The company made $ 4.4 billion in the fourth quarter - 0.9 percent less than in the same period last year, but 4.1 percent more than in the third quarter of 2019.