Amazon’s digital pharmacy could be a trillion-dollar global opportunity for the e-commerce giant, and could bring in noticeably more profit than previous acquisitions.
Amazon has ventured into various subsectors of healthcare over the last few years. In 2018, Amazon acquired PillPack. In 2020, the company opened up health clinics for employees. Now that Amazon will be selling prescription medicine online, Amazon’s collective healthcare efforts will noticeably increase its revenue.
Shares of other pharmaceutical companies like CVS, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid sank on the news of Amazon Pharmacy, sparking fears that the entire industry will see deep losses after being “Amazon’d.
In a press release for Amazon Pharmacy the company said that Prime members can save up to 80% off generic and 40% off brand name medications when paying without insurance.
Amazon.com, Inc. offers a range of products and services through its Websites.
The Company’s products include merchandise and content that it purchases for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices.
It operates through three segments: North America, International and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Its AWS products include analytics, Amazon Athena, Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon EMR, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, Amazon Redshift, Amazon QuickSight, AWS Data Pipeline, AWS Glue and AWS Lake Formation.
AWS solutions include machine learning, analytics and data lakes, Internet of Things, serverless computing, containers, enterprise applications, and storage. In addition, the Company provides services, such as advertising.
It also offers Amazon Prime, a membership program that includes free shipping, access to streaming of various movies and television (TV) episodes.
Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.
By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,112.36.
The projected upper bound is: 3,384.38.
The projected lower bound is: 2,886.38.
The projected closing price is: 3,135.38.
A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 25 white candles and 25 black candles.
Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.
One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 54.2434. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 6 period(s) ago.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 47.94. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 52 period(s) ago.
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)
The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 9. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 5 period(s) ago.
Rex Takasugi – TD Profile
AMAZON COM closed up 4.600 at 3,135.660. Volume was 100% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 24% narrower than normal.
Open High Low Close Volume 3,183.544 3,189.250 3,135.260 3,135.660 2,074
Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 3,169.65 3,167.11 2,695.98 Volatility: 59 50 50 Volume: 4,736,849 5,226,017 5,215,527
Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.
AMAZON COM is currently 16.3% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods.
Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of AMZN.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on AMZN.O and have had this outlook for the last 5 periods.