Netflix Fundamentals – A Comprehensive Overview

With gains of 4.7%, Netflix was one of the winners on Wall Street today. Its shares are now trading at $580.39 and have logged a 1.0% daily outperformance of the S&P 500. Don't join the feeding frenzy before checking some basic facts about this stock:

  • Netflix has moved 53.4% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 19.4%

  • NFLX has an average analyst rating of buy and is 0.82% away from its mean target price of $575.64 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $12.04

  • Netflix has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 48.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $21.09 and its forward P/E ratio is 27.5

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 12.2 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Netflix is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.96 and an average P/B of 4.24

  • NFLX has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 1625.2% and gross profit margins of 0.4%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $19.38 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Netflix, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers TV series, documentaries, feature films, and games across various genres and languages. The company also provides members the ability to receive streaming content through a host of internet-connected devices, including TVs, digital video players, TV set-top boxes, and mobile devices. It has operations in approximately 190 countries. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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