Saturday, April 30, 2022

Amazon’s huge drop in share price

Amazon company sure had a big decrease in stock price in April.

April has been an unfortunate month for certain tech companies. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, and Tesla set to lose a combined trillion dollars.

Some of the largest companies have come under heavy pressure in April amid a difficult earnings season and concerns over the Federal Reserve policy. Inc. shares certainly collapsed on Friday. It was a huge loss in dollar market value.

The Amazon stock price decreased 14% in its biggest one-day drop since July 2006. Shares closed at their lowest level since June 2020.

Over a period of one year (ending April 29, 2022), the Amazon stock price really decreased 26%.

The Nasdaq 100 Index fell 4.5% on Friday, bringing its April decline to 13%, certainly its biggest one-month drop since October 2008.

Amazon stock price certainly fell 24% for the month, its biggest one-month percentage drop since November 2008.

Alphabet stock price dropped 18% in April, also its worst since time of November 2008.

Among other big company names, Apple Inc. fell 9.7% for April, its biggest one-month drop since September 2020.

Microsoft Corp. stock price fell 10% in April, its worst one-month decline since January 2015 even after it reported seen results that were seen as so-called strong.

Meta Platforms Inc. stock price certainly fell 9.8% in April.

In other related news:

- Amazon workers at NYC warehouse vote to unionize

- April 30, 2022 - Amazon workers won’t get paid for Covid leave anymore

- Amazon is cutting paid time off for front-line USA workers who test positive for Covid-19, effective Monday.

- All USA-based Amazon workers who test positive for Covid-19 will now get up to five days of excused, unpaid leave, the company told workers in a notice sent Saturday.

1 comment:


    April 29, 2022 - Amazon Stock Suffed Its Biggest One-Day Drop Since 2006, Falling 14% After Report Of Quarterly Loss

    Market volatility certainly exists. Amazon shares plunged 14% on that day in the wake of a poor first-quarter earnings report.

    It was the company’s worst single-day decline since 2006, according to Bloomberg data.

    Amazon stock price certainly has troubles.