the wealthiest man on the planet continues to prosper. According to calculations Bloomberg, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has built up his fortune to a record volume of $171.6 bln meanwhile, according to analysts ‘ estimates, by 2026, the businessman will become the world’s first dollar trillionaire. Experts have told how Bezos has managed to increase his fortune in the crisis and explained how to win at pandemic.
the richest man in the world, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, became even richer. The shares he owns are now worth $171.6 bln This size States never nobody had, shows Bloomberg.
He founded Amazon in 1995, and since then, the scope of activities of the company and the size of the state of the entrepreneur is constantly growing. Increased the number of online sales, the world gradually began to perceive e-Commerce as an integral part of everyday life. Consequently, the value of the shares of online retailers, which were moving up with the times, trying to optimize the performance and maximize the functionality, grew serious. On the dynamics of the increasing wealth of the businessman is not affected even relatively recent divorce with ex-wife. The separation cost Bezos in 4% of its stake in Amazon. Now his ex-wife Mackenzie is the second richest woman in the world, according to the same ranking of billionaires.
Pandemic coronavirus, paradoxically, only contributed to the rise of the state of Bezos at a record high. The company did not reduce, but rather hired employees in the period of mass isolation, since the levels of online sales have soared by more than half. Amazon shares for the current year n regularly update highs.
“Jeff Bezos owns approximately 11% of the company, and to divorce its share was about 16%. Therefore, a serious problem for the welfare of the head of Amazon divorce did not become, — explains the expert of the Academy of management Finance and investments Aleksey Krichevskiy. — Current capitalization of close to $1.5 trillion. With the growth in the value of securities, which is observed now, and the speed of development, Amazon is expanding warehouses, buy manufacturers of drones, is invested in “green” energy, and temporary jobs for the period of the pandemic have become regular, the chances for Bezos to become the first trillionaire in the world by mid-decade, extremely high.”
the Brainchild of Bezos – one of the lucky winners in the market. His company represents the modern trend associated with both the Internet and consumer sector, which gave it rise in recent years. The company was among the few who won now from coronaries says chief analyst at TeleTrade mark Goikhman.
“the General index of us stocks — S&P 500 fell after startedand pandemic. And still, although he rose after the fall peak, and has not returned to “dependenices” levels. But the price of Amazon shares since mid-March has been steadily growing, — said the expert. Thus a particular Corporation significantly outperformed the overall market”.
So, to increase the capital to Bezos helped the coronavirus that triggered the sharp rise of online shopping and the increased value of the shares. Now one security Amazon costs $2.8 thousand Probably now the richest man in the world keeps fingers crossed and hopes on the second wave of the pandemic, which will support the high demand for the services of the company.