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  1. Netflix : Great Service, Unattractive Stock

    Video Reports

    Wed, 30 Oct 2013

    investors been so excited about Netflix stock recently? Corty: Netflix has become a momentum stock. Even CEO Reed Hastings in his recent quarterly letter referred ..... the lofty valuation for a second, Netflix is doing several things right as

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    a senior equity analyst at Morningstar. We're going to look closer at [TICKER:NFLX] Netflix and see what's driving the stock higher. Michael, thanks for joining me today. Michael Corty: Great to be with you, Jeremy. Glaser: Why have investors been so excited about Netflix stock recently? Corty: Netflix has become a momentum stock. Even CEO Reed Hastings in his recent quarterly letter referred to being concerned about investor euphoria in the shares. Now, setting aside the lofty valuation for a second, Netflix is doing several things right as a business. They've built a compelling streaming video-on-demand service in the United States. They are on pace to add 6 million subscribers by the end of the year, which would put them at around 33 million. In our view, the cable and satellite companies have done a poor job of offering a streaming service, and Netflix has really stepped right in. They've focused on three key areas in our view: first, kids programming; second, prior seasons of popular cable series that are still running on TV, like Breaking Bad ; and third, Netflix getting into first-run programming on its service--a series like House of Cards , which is a series that they don't own, but
  2. How Mobile Devices and the Internet Are Reshaping TV

    Headlines

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    other and cable companies. Netflix alone will spend $250 million ..... spending seems to be paying off: Netflix ’s streaming service that ..... 27 million subscribers. As Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings explained, “The virtuous circle for us

  3. On Wall Street, Netflix Is a Comeback Kid — But Can It Stay on Top?

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    Tue, 18 Jun 2013

    customers.” Additionally, Netflix is vulnerable to the whims of the ..... movies and television online. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said that the company would ..... with media conglomerates where Netflix and its customers get access

  4. Netflix Continues to Lower the Bar in 3Q; Our Negative Bias Remains Intact

    Commentary

    Wed, 24 Oct 2012

    there are plenty of holes in Netflix 's strategy. Overall revenue ..... pillars of our negative view on Netflix is that the company is wasting ..... believes. Once again, CEO Reed Hastings reiterated that the company ..... is a mistake, as we think Netflix has no competitive advantage

  5. Negative View on Netflix Remains after Second-Quarter Earnings; Shares Overvalued

    Commentary

    Wed, 25 Jul 2012

    long-term concerns about Netflix and our $55 fair value estimate ..... pillars of our negative view on Netflix is that the company is wasting ..... team believes. Once again, Reed Hastings reiterated that the company ..... analysts that are bullish on Netflix . We think Hastings' announcement

  6. First Impression of Netflix Earnings: More of the Same, Shares Remain Overvalued

    Commentary

    Tue, 24 Jul 2012

    our negative view on Netflix is that the company is ..... believes. Once again, Reed Hastings reiterated that the company ..... a negative impact on Netflix viewing and signups in ..... the quarter. We think Reed Hastings ' announcement on his

  7. Netflix's International Push a Bad Investment; Shares Overvalued

    Commentary

    Thu, 26 Jan 2012

    library available at Netflix . Netflix 's domestic streaming business ..... attract new subscribers, Netflix will probably have to spend ..... global offering?" CEO Reed Hastings responded, "Yes, that ..... description." Essentially, Netflix is going to use the U.S

  8. Lack of Economic Moat is Glaring in Netflix's 3Q Results, Lowering Fair Value Estimate

    Commentary

    Tue, 25 Oct 2011

    long-term differentiator Netflix held over emerging competitors ..... argued for some time that Netflix only has access to so much ..... the pay TV ecosystem. CEO Reed Hastings talks about increasing content ..... existing streaming content that Netflix values. The management team

  9. Good Managers Admit Their Mistakes

    Headlines

    Tue, 11 Oct 2011

    Netflix did something intelligent, constructive ..... admitted a mistake. A few weeks ago, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced that, in the wake of an ..... information. As a crowning indignity, the Netflix name would have gone to the online

  10. Netflix CEO Hastings ends Qwikster before it starts

    Headlines

    Mon, 10 Oct 2011

    (Reuters) - Netflix Inc Chief Executive Reed Hastings canceled plans to split his company's DVD rental business into a new website after subscriber outrage, but the company's shares still fell on...

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