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One of the most valuable companies in the US is also one of the less profitable

$5 billion

Amazon is one of the most valuable companies in the US, but only generated a profit of $5 billion in 20 years.

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$5 billion

Amazon made less money than any other of the most valuable firms in the US.

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$5 billion

The company prefers to focus on growth instead of profits but it can’t for too much longer.

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$5 billion

Amazon is working harder to become more profitable: Half of its $5 billion in profit came in the last four quarters.

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