Retail Amazon's spending on quick delivery is squeezing its profits Updated : July 26, 2019 06:33 AM IST The Seattle-based company reported Thursday that its sales soared a better-than-expected 20 percent in the quarter. But it posted a profit for the three-month period ended June 30 of $2.62 billion, or $5.22 per share. Analysts had expected earnings per share of $5.56 per share, according to FactSet. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.