SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon.com, Inc. announced its financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018.
Net sales increased 39% to $52.9 billion in the second quarter, compared with $38.0 billion in second quarter 2017.
Operating income increased to $3.0 billion in the second quarter, compared with operating income of $628 million in second quarter 2017.
Net income increased to $2.5 billion in the second quarter, or $5.07 per diluted share, compared with net income of $197 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in second quarter 2017.
“We want customers to be able to use Alexa wherever they are,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. “There are now tens of thousands of developers across more than 150 countries building new devices using the Alexa Voice Service, and the number of Alexa-enabled devices has more than tripled in the past year. Our partners are creating a wide variety of new Alexa-enabled devices and experiences, including soundbars from Polk and Sonos; headphones from Jabra; smart home devices from ecobee and First Alert; Windows 10 PCs from Acer, HP, and Lenovo; and cars from automakers including BMW, Ford, and Toyota.”