Over the past decade, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares have crushed the broader market, soaring 782%. As of this writing, shares of Amazon trade at a price-to-sales multiple of 2.6, which is substantially below the five-year trailing average of 3.2. Let's take a closer look at Amazon's business, where it's headed, and what this could all mean for investors.
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Once upon a time, Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) seemed invulnerable. The company maintained an insurmountable position in search and parlayed its supremacy into a pole position in the digital search market -- and no rival even came close. Over the past several years, however, even while its search continued to dominate, it appeared Google's share of the digital advertising market had been slipping -- slowly and gradually -- but falling nonetheless.