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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

  • Jan. 9, 2012, 1:37 PM
    Despite Netflix (NFLX +8.2%) rising over 30% already this year, Whitney Tilson reckons the stock "should go crazy to the upside." Tilson gives four reasons: the Street overreacted to the downside; Netflix is an easy acquisition for large players; its new services in the U.K. and Ireland; and U.S. subscriber growth is growing again.
    | Jan. 9, 2012, 1:37 PM | 10 Comments
  • Jan. 9, 2012, 10:10 AM
    That didn't take long. Just hours after Netflix (NFLX +1.5%) launched its U.K. streaming service at a price of £5.99/month,  Amazon's (AMZN) Lovefilm is introducing a £4.99/month streaming-only service for the U.K. Lovefilm, which dominates the local online DVD rental market, also says it now has 2M total subscribers.
    | Jan. 9, 2012, 10:10 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 9, 2012, 9:45 AM
    Netflix (NFLX +2.9%) continues its recent rally after announcing the launch of its streaming service for the U.K. and Ireland. The company is offering the service for £5.99/month in the U.K and €6.99/month in Ireland, and has established a long list of content partners. However, concerns exist about Netflix's licensing costs, as well as competition from Amazon's (AMZN) Lovefilm subsidiary.
    | Jan. 9, 2012, 9:45 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 8, 2012, 8:17 PM
    Josh Brown hooks us up with an interesting spreadsheet created by a messageboard contributor. The project will track the performance of the 10 most-loved and most-hated stocks of Wall Street's analyst community. Very early in 2012, the most-hated stocks have the edge in total return, led by Netflix's (NFLX) near 23% gain.
    | Jan. 8, 2012, 8:17 PM | 6 Comments
  • Jan. 6, 2012, 12:15 PM
    Amazon's (AMZN) Lovefilm subsidiary is gearing up for a battle royale with Netflix (NFLX) for dominance of the U.K. streaming market by inking deals with the BBC and ITV. Lovefilm, which also operates in Germany and Scandinavia, could prove a serious rival to Netflix in the U.K. on account of its ability to offer integrated DVD/streaming packages.
    | Jan. 6, 2012, 12:15 PM | Comment!
  • Jan. 6, 2012, 11:49 AM
    Netflix (NFLX +6.9%) shares are soaring, making it not only the best performing stock in the S&P 500 today but for the year so far, up 22%-plus on no news. The stock that had been "the plaything of momentum traders" last year apparently has resumed its old role, Mark Gongloff cracks.
    | Jan. 6, 2012, 11:49 AM | 6 Comments
  • Jan. 6, 2012, 9:48 AM
    Coinstar (CSTR -4.2%) slides after Morgan Keegan cuts its rating to Market Perform and its price target to $42 from $60, noting uncertainty in the DVD industry after Time Warner doubles the period in which it will bar Redbox, Netflix and Blockbuster from renting new releases. Shares will "remain pressured until the company provides further evidence of a life beyond DVD."
    | Jan. 6, 2012, 9:48 AM | 2 Comments
  • Jan. 5, 2012, 6:37 PM
    Desparate to lift weak DVD sales, Time Warner (TWX) has strong-armed Netflix (NFLX), Redbox (CSTR), and Blockbuster (DISH) into doubling their wait time for offering new DVD releases via their rental services to 56 days, in exchange for maintaining the right to purchase DVDs from Time Warner at wholesale prices.
    | Jan. 5, 2012, 6:37 PM | 4 Comments
  • Jan. 5, 2012, 5:41 PM
    Comcast's (CMCSA) wide-reaching distribution deal with Disney (DIS) could amount to a shot across Netflix's (NFLX) bow. Unlike mobile apps from other cable providers that only cover in-home viewing, Comcast now the right to stream live Disney programming to cable subscribers over the Web regardless of location, making it more of a direct rival to Netflix and other favorites of cord-cutters.
    | Jan. 5, 2012, 5:41 PM | Comment!
  • Jan. 5, 2012, 7:16 AM
    Needham slashes its full-year EPS estimate for Netflix (NFLX) to -$0.50 from $2.50, saying Netflix has spent inordinately to acquire streaming content but subscriber growth isn't keeping pace with growth in content costs. Unless Netflix brings those two points together, its domestic streaming business could soon become unprofitable. (
    | Jan. 5, 2012, 7:16 AM | 4 Comments
  • Jan. 4, 2012, 4:21 PM
    Netflix (NFLX +11.4%), which soared today after releasing encouraging streaming data, drops 1.5% AH after Verizon (VZ) states at a Citi conference it has no interest in acquiring a streaming services provider. A rumor had previously surfaced that Verizon was eying Netflix. (also)
    | Jan. 4, 2012, 4:21 PM | 2 Comments
  • Jan. 4, 2012, 9:59 AM
    Despite Netflix's (NFLX) propensity to upset its users during 2011 over price hikes, members watched over 2B hours of TV shows and movies via the company's streaming service during Q4. Could this signal a turnaround in sentiment? Shares +1.3%. (PR)
    | Jan. 4, 2012, 9:59 AM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 30, 2011, 7:55 PM
    Bottom five Dow losers of 2011: BAC -59%, AA -44%, HPQ -39%, JPM -21%, CSCO -10%. S&P losers: FSLR -75%, ANR -67%, NFLX -61%, BAC -59%, X -56%. Nasdaq losers: YRCWD -99%, TNCC -98%, ENER -95%, MOTR -95%, ROSG -95%.
    | Dec. 30, 2011, 7:55 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 30, 2011, 3:55 PM
    The year’s biggest stock market losers are going out in style. First Solar (FSLR), the S&P's worst performer this year - down 74% - is +2.8% today. Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) and Netflix (NFLX), second and third most pathetic, are +4.2% and +0.3%, respectively. Even Bank of America (BAC), the Dow's biggest dog, is +1.9%.
    | Dec. 30, 2011, 3:55 PM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 28, 2011, 8:39 AM (OSTK) finished last in a survey conducted by research firm ForSee regarding customer satisfaction among online shoppers during the holiday season. Gap (GPS) had the second-lowest score, while Netflix (NFLX) posted the largest Y/Y decline. Amazon (AMZN) topped the leaderboard with a score of 88/100, up slightly from last year's 86/100.
    | Dec. 28, 2011, 8:39 AM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 27, 2011, 4:59 PM
    Of all its international moves, Netflix's (NFLX) plans to enter the U.K. and Ireland may be its riskiest. Not only are the content costs for such a large, developed market likely to be high, Netflix could face stiff competition from Amazon-owned (AMZN) LoveFilm. LoveFilm's dominance of the U.K. online DVD rental market leaves it in prime position to (ironically) go after Netflix with an integrated DVD/streaming offering. (also)
    | Dec. 27, 2011, 4:59 PM | Comment!
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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