Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Price Target Cut to $380.00

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLXGet Rating) had its price target reduced by Barclays from $425.00 to $380.00 in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Barclays‘s target price points to a potential upside of 10.43% from the stock’s previous close.

NFLX has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Netflix from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $402.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 23rd. Rosenblatt Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $400.00 target price (down previously from $450.00) on shares of Netflix in a research note on Thursday, January 27th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on Netflix from $700.00 to $650.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 21st. Loop Capital restated a “buy” rating and issued a $700.00 price target on shares of Netflix in a report on Friday, January 14th. Finally, Guggenheim lowered their price target on Netflix from $720.00 to $555.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, January 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating and twenty-one have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Netflix has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $537.69.

NASDAQ:NFLX opened at $344.10 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $152.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.61, a PEG ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 0.95 and a quick ratio of 0.95. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $377.28 and a 200-day simple moving average of $521.56. Netflix has a 1 year low of $329.82 and a 1 year high of $700.99.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLXGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 20th. The Internet television network reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.51. The company had revenue of $7.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.71 billion. Netflix had a return on equity of 35.34% and a net margin of 17.23%. Netflix’s quarterly revenue was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.19 EPS. As a group, analysts expect that Netflix will post 10.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Reed Hastings bought 46,900 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 27th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $390.08 per share, with a total value of $18,294,752.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 2.68% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Icapital Wealth LLC bought a new stake in Netflix in the 1st quarter worth about $25,000. Sageworth Trust Co bought a new stake in Netflix in the fourth quarter worth about $29,000. Andrew Hill Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Netflix in the fourth quarter worth $30,000. Field & Main Bank bought a new stake in shares of Netflix in the fourth quarter valued at $30,000. Finally, Paragon Capital Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Netflix during the 4th quarter valued at $31,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.37% of the company’s stock.

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Netflix, Inc provides entertainment services. It offers TV series, documentaries, feature films, and mobile games across various genres and languages. The company provides members the ability to receive streaming content through a host of internet-connected devices, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices.

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