With subscribers growing, Netflix shares cross Dollars 200 for first time


With subscribers growing, Netflix shares cross Dollars 200 for first time

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 17th.

Among 52 analysts covering Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), 36 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $7.39 Billion for the current quarter.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on NFLX shares.

If we look at the Volatility of Netflix, Inc. Bernstein initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, March 17 report. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $210.00 target price on shares of Netflix in a report on Friday, October 6th.

In other Netflix news, Director Richard N. Barton sold 2,000 shares of Netflix stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 12th. The rally was also sustained by the fact that two analysts revised their subscriber outlook for the company saying that it will surpass previous estimates. On Wednesday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with "Buy".

Netflix (NFLX) traded up 1.90% during trading on Monday, reaching $199.58.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 0.76%. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $181.96 and a 200 day moving average price of $165.19. In intraday trading Friday, Netflix notched a record high of 200.82. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.32 on a per share basis this quarter. Currently, the October put/call open interest ratio rests at a lofty 1.09, with puts outnumbering calls among those options most affected by Netflix's quarterly report. The firm had revenue of $2.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.76 billion. Comparatively, NFLX posted earnings of $0.25 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier.

The granddaddy of online streaming will join the earnings parade next week, and Netflix, Inc.

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A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business.

Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,134 shares of the Internet television network's stock valued at $168,000 after buying an additional 9 shares during the period. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,655 shares of the Internet television network's stock valued at $245,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the period.

On 10/12/2017, Stifel Nicolaus reported on Netflix Inc. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 2,467 shares of the Internet television network's stock worth $365,000 after purchasing an additional 12 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 25,663,728 shares of the Internet television network's stock valued at $3,834,416,000 after buying an additional 423,968 shares during the last quarter.