Better Buy: Amazon vs. Roku

Trevor Jennewine, The Motley Fool
·5 min read
Better Buy: Amazon vs. Roku

As the two leading streaming platforms in the U.S., both Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) have benefited from this trend and investors have taken notice. In 2020, Roku's stock price jumped 148% and Amazon's price gained 76%. Amazon and Roku both sell various streaming devices and license their operating systems to smart TV manufacturers, but these companies primarily monetize their streaming platforms through digital advertising.