Resources: Analyzing Amazon document. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper The incredible growth of
Amazon.com has put fear into the hearts of traditional retailers. Amazon's stock price has soared to
amazing levels. However, it is often pointed out in the financial press that it took the company
several years to report its first profit.
Calculate free cash flow for Amazon for the current and prior years.
Evaluate its ability to finance expansion from the internally generated cash.
Thus far, Amazon has avoided purchasing large warehouses. Instead, it has used those of others. It
is possible, however, that in order to increase customer satisfaction, the company may have to build
its own warehouses. If this happens:
from the prior year to the current year.