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Sept. 20, 2018, 3:02 p.m. EDT

ADT stock gains after Amazon.com announces new Alexa Guard feature

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By Emily Bary

Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -1.78% on Thursday announced its new Alexa Guard feature for Echo devices. After users tell Alexa that they're leaving, their Alexa devices will listen for things like breaking glass or carbon-dioxide alarms. Users can get alerts about these sounds, and they can also have the alerts forwarded to a security company like Ring or ADT Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202546506/composite ADT +1.50% . ADT shares are up 4% in midday trading Thursday, while Amazon shares are up 1.1%. The company also announced numerous new products, including an Echo speaker for the car and an Alexa-enabled microwave. Amazon shares are up 100% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.06% has gained 17%.

/zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 3,167.46
-57.54 -1.78%
Volume: 3.94M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
121.75
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1586.55 billion
Rev. per Employee
$359,671
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/zigman2/quotes/202546506/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 12.20
+0.18 +1.50%
Volume: 5.61M
Aug. 7, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.15%
Market Cap
$9.28 billion
Rev. per Employee
$241,141
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,351.28
+2.12 +0.06%
Volume: 2.28B
Aug. 7, 2020 5:10p
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