The Amazon founder made a fortune at $6 billion for four hours

Founder of the online retailer Amazon Jeff Bezos

As the founder of American online retailer Amazon Jeff Bezos grew by $6 billion a little less than four hours thanks to the growth of the company’s shares amid record quarterly reporting and totaled $60 billion, according to Bloomberg. In the online ranking of the richest people in the world by Bloomberg Bezos Billionare Index climbed to fourth place, overtaking Mexican Telecom Mogul Carlos slim.

28 APR Amazon has published financial statements for the first quarter of 2016. Internet retailer reported record quarterly net profit for all history of existence of the company: for the first three months of 2016, the figure reached $513 million, almost twice the expectations of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The company’s revenue in the reporting period grew by 28% compared to the same period in 2015, reaching $29.1 billion.

Amazon reported after closing of the NASDAQ, where its shares are traded. On the news about the record results the Amazon stock price during extended trading on the exchange, which lasts 3 hours and 45 minutes grew by almost 13%. The capitalization of the entire company rose to $38,2 billion 28 APR Amazon shares fell 0.75 percent, to $602 per share, the entire company was estimated at $283 billion.

The state of Sliema on the 28th of April fell by $3.4 billion, to $55 billion, which has allowed Bezos to circumvent the Mexican billionaire, and return to fourth place in the Bloomberg ranking. For the first time Bezos ahead of Sliema in the list in November 2015, but in February 2016, the business again changed places.

April 28, another tech billionaire, the founder and CEO of the world’s largest social network Facebook mark Zuckerberg, has increased as due to successful Facebook reporting for the first quarter of 2016. According to Bloomberg, Zuckerberg rose to $3.6 billion, to $51 billion In the first two hours of the NASDAQ stock market on April 28 as the founder of Facebook increased by $4.3 billion and reached $51.8 billion, wrote RBC.