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Amazon Reports Unexpected Profit

This story originally appeared on Reuters

company .com Inc reported an 19.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales in , its biggest market, and continued growth in its unit.

The company reported a profit of $92 million, or 19 cents per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $126 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $23.19 billion from $19.34 billion.

(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru and Mari Saito in ; Editing by Simon Jennings)

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