Amazon Stock Shares – CWEB.com
Hey was anyone wise enough to buy amazon stock in 1997 for $18 a share? That same $18 share is worth $958 a share today. Amazon began trading at $18.00 per share on May 15, 1997.
Amazon stock topped $1,000 for the first time.
That price puts Amazon’s market value at $478 billion, double that of rival Wal-Mart and more than 15 times the size of Target. And its four-digit stock price places it in rare company: Only four other U.S.-listed companies have shares that trade above $1,000.