Amazon Tops Q3 Estimates As Sales Soar 34%; NFL Streams Draw 7.1M Total Viewers

Amazon reported healthy revenue numbers for the third quarter, up 34% to $43.7 billion from the year-earlier period, and CEO Jeff Bezos said Alexa voice services hold the key to continued growth.
The revenue results exceeded Wall Street projections of $41.6 billion and shares started to rise in after-market trading.
The company also said NFL Thursday Night Football games on Amazon Prime Video have drawn a total of 7.1 million views in the first four games – a respectable…

Amazon reported healthy revenue numbers for the third quarter, up 34% to $43.7 billion from the year-earlier period, and CEO Jeff Bezos said Alexa voice services hold the key to continued growth. The revenue results exceeded Wall Street projections of $41.6 billion and shares started to rise in after-market trading. The company also said NFL Thursday Night Football games on Amazon Prime Video have drawn a total of 7.1 million views in the first four games – a respectable…