Top 5 US e-commerce stocks to explore in Q1 2022

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Highlights 

  • com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) expects its net sales to be between US$130 billion and US$140 billion in Q4, FY21
  • eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) expects its revenue to be between US$2.57 billion and US$2.62 billion in Q4, FY21
  • Global-E Online Ltd. (NASDAQ: GLBE) projected its revenue to be between US$76.4 million and US$78.4 million in Q4, FY21

The e-commerce sector has gained attention from investors in 2021, aided by pandemic-led demands. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 outbreak has accelerated the trend, as people were forced to stay at home during the pandemic.

Now, the rapid spread of the Omicron variant is also fueling concerns over fresh lockdowns and restrictions, which, if occurs, may bolster gains in the sector. Investors are also increasing their focus towards the sector, evident by the recent rally of such companies.

Here we explore some of the e-commerce stocks that may make headlines in the coming days.

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)

Amazon is one of the leading technology firms that engage in various operations like e-commerce, cloud computing, media streaming, and other related services. It is based in Seattle, Washington.

The shares of the company closed at US$3,251.08 on January 7, down by 0.43% from their closing price of January 6. Its stock value increased by 4.4% over the past 12-months

The firm has a market cap of US$1.64 trillion, a P/E ratio of 63.6, and a forward P/E one year ratio of 80.05. Its EPS is US$51.12.

The 52-week highest and lowest stock prices were US$3,773.08 and US$2,881.00, respectively. Its trading volume was 2,330,295 on January 7.

The company's net sales rose 15% YoY to US$110.8 billion in Q3, FY21. Its net income came in at US$3.2 billion, or US$6.12 per diluted share, as compared to US$6.3 billion, or US$12.37 per diluted share in Q3, FY20. The firm expects its net sales to be between US$130 billion and US$140 billion in Q4, FY21.

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Top e-commerce stocks to explore in the first half of 2022

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY)

eBay is an e-commerce firm that offers consumer-to-consumer (C2C) and business-to-consumer (B2C) services through its platform. It is based out of San Jose, California.

The stock of the company closed at US$66.32 on January 7, down 0.73% from its previous closing price. The EBAY stock rose 22.97% over the past 12 months.

The market cap of the company is US$41.51 billion, the P/E ratio is 3.64, and the forward P/E one year is 20.00. Its EPS is US$18.21.

The stock saw the highest price of US$81.19 and the lowest price of US$51.51 in the last 52 weeks. Its share volume on January 7 was 5,000,956.

The company's net revenue surged 11% YoY to US$2.50 billion in Q3, FY21. On a non-GAAP basis, its net income came in at US$591 million, or US$0.90 per diluted share, as compared to US$584 million, or US$0.82 per diluted share in Q3, FY20. For Q4, FY21, the firm expects its revenue to be between US$2.57 billion and US$2.62 billion.

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Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY)

Etsy, Inc. is an e-commerce company based in Brooklyn, New York. It primarily focuses on selling handmade, vintage, or crafted items and supplies through its platform.

The shares of the company closed at US$185.15 on January 7, down 5.99% from their closing price of January 6. Its stock value soared 1.15% over the past 12 months.

The firm has a market cap of US$23.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 54.78, and a forward P/E one year of 65.43. Its EPS is US$3.38.

The 52-week highest and lowest stock prices were US$307.75 and US$153.80, respectively. Its trading volume was 2,846,825 on January 7.

The company's revenue surged 17.9% YoY to US$532.42 million in Q3, FY21. Its net income came in at US$89.93 million, against an income of US$91.76 million in Q3, FY20. For Q4, FY21, the firm expects its revenue to be between US$660 million and US$690 million.

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Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: LQDT)

Liquidity Services is a Washington-based company that operates and manages a network of e-commerce marketplaces while enabling buyers and sellers to communicate in an automated environment.

The stock of the company closed at US$21.45 on January 7, up 1.66% from its previous closing price. The LQDT stock jumped 22.22% over the past 12 months.

The market cap of the company is US$761.28 million, and the P/E ratio is 14.79. Its EPS is US$1.45.

The stock saw the highest price of US$30.00 and the lowest price of US$14.21 in the last 52 weeks. Its share volume on January 7 was 141,527.

The firm will report its first-quarter fiscal 2022 financial results on February 3 at 10:30 am ET. The company's revenue was US$70.3 million in Q4, FY21, as compared to US$55.9 million in the same quarter of the previous year. Its net income came in at US$32.75 million, against an income of 5.44 million in Q4, FY20.

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 E-commerce stocks: AMZN, EBAY, ETSY, LQDT, GLBE

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Global-E Online Ltd. (NASDAQ: GLBE)

Global-E Online is a software publishing firm based in Israel. It engages in the development and operations of an e-commerce platform that offers direct-to-consumer cross-border services.

The shares of the company closed at US$50.32 on January 7, up 1.19% from their closing price of January 6. Its stock value ticked up 97.33% over the past 12 months.

The firm has a market cap of US$7.32 billion. The 52-week highest and lowest stock prices were US$83.77 and US$24.22, respectively. Its trading volume was 962,245 on January 7.

The company's revenue surged 77% YoY to US$59.1 million in Q3, FY21. Its net loss was US$28.5 million, versus a profit of US$1.2 million in Q3, FY20. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, the firm expects its revenue to be between US$76.4 million and US$78.4 million.

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Bottom line:

The e-commerce sector has witnessed significant growth in recent times, as consumers have shifted their mode of shopping with the increasing digitalization. However, even after concerns over the spread of the coronavirus became subdued, the trend of online shopping has continued. However, an investor should closely evaluate the companies before investing in their stocks.

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