Amazon’s financials through charts

Amazon is the last of the big techs to report earnings. You can find its press release here. I’ll show my notes through the charts below. In short, AWS, advertising and Prime’s price hike are the only bright spots while the rest could be best characterized as concerning, if not downright disappointing. Of course, Amazon is famously playing the long game, but as FCF is significantly down while ex-AWS revenue is tremendously down, management needs to send some positive signals soon.

Revenue’s growth decelerated significantly after being boosted by Covid

Amazon's revenue and growth

International sales dipped for the first time while AWS continues its hot streak, recording more than $62 billion in revenue in 2021

North America, International and AWS revenue

Both North America and International were in the red in Q4 FY2021. AWS is the sole reason why Amazon has a positive operating margin

Amazon's operating income

North America and International have seen decreasing growth for the last three quarters. International even contracted in Q4 FY2021. AWS is impressive

North America, International and AWS's YoY revenue growth

Online Stores contracted modestly in Q4 FY2021

Amazon's business segments YoY growth

Negative TTM Free Cash Flow

Amazon Trailing Twelve Month FCF

Amazon spent $72 billion in shipping costs in 2021. It crossed $20 billion a quarter mark in Q4 2021

Amazon's shipping costs

Amazon spent more than $13 billion in Video and Music expenses

Amazon's video & music expense

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