Amazon’s price-earnings ratio is currently a mind-boggling 3,275x. Apple’s is 10x. Traditional valuation metrics are obviously pointless for Amazon, but if you were to use Amazon’s PE for Apple, the stock would be trading at $144,618 per share, for a market cap of $136 trillion.Jay Yarow of Business Insider riffing on Mark Geimein’s post on Bloomberg about Apple versus Amazon in the profit department.

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