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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Drones are Coming; Won Patent for “home surveillance” Drones

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) win a patent for “home surveillance” drones, as the Seattle tech giant is moving closer, to making that scenario a real possibility, after winning approval from federal officials this month.

If you are going to spend vacations, somewhere is remote area, the Amazon’s drones can give some extra security around your home also. The patent papers describe a future in which Amazon Inc customers order the drones to hover around a home, and are able to scan for things such as a broken window, a garage door left open, graffiti or a fire etc.

As Amazon envisions, a customer can have a package delivered by drone and then instruct the unmanned aerial vehicle to conduct a “surveillance action,” the authors of the patent wrote.

When the drone detects something awry, a text message or telephone call can be sent to the homeowner or to local authorities.

“An alert may be provided to multiple recipients, such as a service provider (such as a security provider), an operator, a user, or a municipal entity such [as] a police or fire department,” the patent materials say.
Technical Stock Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Services sector firm, traded 3.91 Million shares in last trading session and stock shed -0.36% with closing price of $1911.30 per share. Company gross margins represents its total sales revenue minus its cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by the total sales revenue earned by the company, expressed as a percentage. And its good to know that the higher that percentage, the more the company retains on each dollar of sales, to service its other costs and the debt obligations, and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s gross margin stands at 41.10%.

Investment Worthy Stock or not?

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52-Week Range

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Analyst’s Views

Analysts mean target price for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is $2246.75 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.70.

Stock Performance

Its weekly performance is 2.23% while year to date (YTD) performance is 27.25%.

EPS Growth

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