Amazon will announce fourth quarter earnings results after the bell Thursday, January 28.
As a retail giant, Amazon makes up a key component of broad consumer-related ETFs. For instance, AMZN is the largest component in the Market Vectors Retail ETF (NYSEArca: RTH), which includes the largest retail players in the space, making up 15.0% of the ETF’s portfolio. The broader Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLY) also includes a heft 10.6% tilt toward AMZN.
While Amazon is a consider a consumer retail business, the company is also a major tech player in the internet space. Consequently, ETF traders will also find the e-commerce giant among internet-related ETFs. AMZN makes up 10.3% of the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (NYSEArca: FDN) and 8.3% of PowerShares NASDAQ Internet Portfolio (NasdaqGS: PNQI). The two internet ETFs include a significant weight in consumer-related, internet retail companies. FDN holds 21.7% in consumer discretionary and PNQI has 35.0% internet & catalog retail.
Max Chen contributed to this article.