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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

  • Jan. 31, 2012, 8:34 AM
    BSkyB (BSYBY.PK) plans to start a new movie service that will directly challenge the rise of Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN) in the U.K. The firm hopes to reverse its declining market share by offering movies over the Internet, as well as distribute additional content on mobile phones and games consoles. Shares of BSYBY.PK +3.6% in London trading.
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  • Jan. 30, 2012, 11:43 AM
    Netflix (NFLX +1.6%) moves up on a down day for stocks, showing continued momentum after surging last week on upbeat news on Q4 earnings. But B. Riley thinks the rally has run its course, cutting its rating to Neutral from Buy; while it's overall view of NFLX remains positive, it suggests investors wait for "a more attractive entry point."
  • Jan. 26, 2012, 3:17 PM
    Whitney Tilson, who reversed his bearish stance on Netflix (NFLX +21.7%) last fall after missing the stock’s huge drop, takes a victory lap after the stock’s spike following stronger-than-expected Q4 results. In a letter to his followers, he praises the "complete turnaround" in NFLX’s streaming video subscribers while ridiculing bears. J.C. Penney (JCP +17.2%) is lookin' good too.
  • Jan. 26, 2012, 12:14 PM
    Netflix (NFLX) may be streaming 22% ahead today following its Q4 results, but analysts from Pacific Crest, Morgan Stanley and Canaccord Genuity remain skeptical, particularly with Amazon and other rivals in the rear-view mirror. MarketBeat rounds up the reaction.
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  • Jan. 26, 2012, 9:19 AM
    Netflix (NFLX) shares are upgraded to Buy at Citigroup following better-than-expected Q4 results, with a target price raised to $130 from $80. The firm cites signs of stabilization, including growth of streaming subscribers, improved streaming profitability, and surveys indicating "at-least stabilization in Netflix customer satisfaction with no competitive erosion." NFLX +19.4% premarket.
  • Jan. 25, 2012, 7:02 PM
    Netflix confirms during its earnings call it won't enter the video game rental market, as it claimed it would during the short-lived Qwikster era. Meanwhile, Erick Schonfeld notes Netflix's 10.9% domestic streaming margin, while beating guidance, is a fraction of its 52.4% DVD rental margin. With the former business growing and the latter one declining, margin pressure is likely to continue. NFLX +13.6% AH. (more)
  • Jan. 25, 2012, 4:48 PM
    More on Netflix: Its Q4 beat was mostly due to a 220K Q/Q increase in domestic streaming subs, beating guidance for a 1M-1.5M decline, and contributing to a division margin of 10.9%, above a forecast of 8%. Domestic DVD subs fell to 11.2M, near the high end of Netflix's guidance range. International streaming subs grew by 380K to 1.86M, and are expected to reach 2.5M-3.1M in Q1, though a Q1 loss of $108M-$118M is forecast for the division. NFLX +14.3% AH. (.pdf)
  • Jan. 25, 2012, 4:10 PM
    More on Netflix's Q4: Company expects Q1 revenue of $842M-$877M vs. $847.8M consensus. Expects EPS of -$0.49 to -$0.16 vs. -$0.30 consensus. Sees domestic streaming net adds of 1.1M-1.9M for the quarter, but sees its domestic DVD subscriber base falling by 1.2M-1.8M. NFLX +13.1% AH. (.pdf)
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  • Jan. 25, 2012, 4:04 PM
    Netflix (NFLX): Q4 EPS of $0.73 beats by $0.18. Revenue of $876M (+47% Y/Y) beats by $18.1M. Shares +12.9% AH. (.pdf)
  • Jan. 25, 2012, 9:42 AM
    Amazon (AMZN) weighs a move to beef up its video-streaming service, possibly carving it out as a stand-alone, subscription-based operation that would set it in the same competitive orbit as Netflix (NFLX), NY Post reports. “The big issue is their bundled media service,” an industry exec says. “The subscription service, with the goodies being free video, is contractually an issue for the licensers.”
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  • Jan. 25, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Wednesday's close: AMLN, CCI, CTXS, DRE, ETFC, JEC, LRCX, LSI, MUR, NE, NFLX, OI, PMTC, SNDK, SUSQ, SWK, SYMC, TER, URI, ZNGA
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  • Jan. 24, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Wednesday's close: AMLN, CCI, CTXS, DRE, ETFC, JEC, LRCX, LSI, MUR, NE, NFLX, OI, PMTC, SNDK, SUSQ, SWK, SYMC, TER, URI, ZNGA
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  • Jan. 23, 2012, 11:40 AM
    Data Explorers observes short interest starting to build again in Netflix (NFLX): "The percentage of shares outstanding on loan has risen by 38% over the past month to 12%. It is still half the level of two years ago... but could denote a weight of increased bearish sentiment." Data Explorers' top five in shorts outstanding: ESI, MDP, URI, VPRT, MEG.
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  • Jan. 23, 2012, 9:59 AM
    Piper Jaffray remains a believer in Netflix (NFLX -3.8%) ahead of its Q4 report this Wednesday, differing from other more gloomy assessments. Despite "shooting itself in the foot," NFLX still has a significant lead in online subscription video, the firm says. "Expectations have been reset and investors are becoming increasingly comfortable that churn will stabilize and gross adds will return."
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  • Jan. 23, 2012, 9:23 AM
    Netflix (NFLX) -1.8% premarket after Wedbush reiterates a Sell ahead of Wednesday's Q4 report. The firm expects a repeat of Netflix's Q3 disaster (I, II) to unfold, with solid Q4 results being overshadowed by guidance for heavy Q1 losses. Wedbush sees Netflix guiding for Q1 EPS of -$0.62, well below a -$0.29 consensus, and also sees 2012 consensus estimates falling by at least $1/share. (previously)
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  • Jan. 23, 2012, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: MFN +29%. CVM +10%. BVSN +9%. CHK +7%. FRO +5%. SWN +5%. CGO +3%. NBG +3%. FST +3%. DANG +3%. LYG +3%.
    Losers: FSC -4%. RIMM -4%. NFLX -3%. SIRI -3%.
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Company Description
Netflix Inc operates as an Internet television network providing TV shows & movies which include original series, documentaries & feature films. The Company has three segments namely Domestic streaming, International streaming & Domestic DVD.
Sector: Services
Country: United States