Growth in Amazon Revenue by Quarter: FY Q1 1997 – Q1 2020

The below graph represents Amazon revenue by quarter, worldwide, starting from fiscal Q1 1997 to the most recent quarter. The retail giant reported its highest-ever quarterly revenue of $87,437 million ($87.4 billion), globally, with a 20.8% YoY growth.

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The above graph represents Amazon revenue by quarter, worldwide, starting from fiscal Q1 1997 to the recently completed quarter. The e-commerce giant reported an impressive 26.4% YoY growth in its quarterly revenue, amounting to $75,452 million in Q1 2020. However, it’s a notable 13.7% QoQ decline from Q4 2019 when Amazon global revenue reached an all-time high of $87,437 million ($87.4 billion).

Amazon Quarterly Revenue: History

RegionWorldwide
SourceAmazon Quarterly Reports, SEC Filings
Graph ID402
NoteAmazon Fiscal Year – from January to December

As the graph shows, Amazon performs better in its fourth-quarter, probably due to the holiday season, compared to the first three quarters in any particular year.

In Q4 2018, Amazon quarterly revenue increased an appreciable 19.7% YoY to $72,383 million ($72.4 billion).

In Q4 2010, Amazon quarterly revenue crossed $10-billion mark for the first time in history. A whopping $12,948 million ($12.9 billion) in revenue was generated by the e-commerce giant, registering 36% YoY and 71.3% QoQ growth.

Interestingly, in just three years, the company achieved over $25 billion revenue milestone. The quarterly revenue of Amazon increased to $25,587 million ($25.6 billion) in fiscal Q4 2013, from $21,268 million ($21.3 billion) in fiscal Q4 2012.

It is important to note that in Q4 2017, Amazon global revenue crossed $50-billion mark for the first time in history. The company recorded an impressive 38.2% YoY growth in its quarterly revenue, bringing in $60,453 million ($60.5 billion).

About Amazon Inc: Additional Information

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is an American multinational internet and e-commerce company, founded by Jeff Bezos and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company was initially incorporated on July 5, 1994, as Cadabra, Inc, and reincorporated on May 28, 1996, in the state of Delaware.

In July 1995, Amazon began its service as an online bookstore. However, later it started offering an array of products and services to the people around the world. Today, the online retail behemoth has got hands almost in every business related to tech, from retail e-commerce to cloud computing and IoT.

On May 15, 1997, Amazon completed its initial public offering (IPO) of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock, at a price of $18.00 per share.

Amazon’s major products and services include Amazon Web Services, Amazon Prime (February 2, 2005) Amazon Music ( September 25, 2007), Amazon Kindle ( November 19, 2007), Amazon Echo (November 6, 2014), Fire Phone (announced on June 18, 2014), etc.

In June 2013, Amazon finally launched its market place in India.

With $97 billion value, Amazon ranks 4th among the world’s most valuable brands 2019 by Forbes.


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