Netflix Inc. [NASDAQ: NFLX] closed the trading session at $380.01 on 02/12/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $375.88, while the highest price level was $380.62. The stocks have a year to date performance of 17.44 percent and weekly performance of 2.80 percent. The stock has been moved at 21.69 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 12.12 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 29.18 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 6.68M shares, NFLX reached to a volume of 4583673 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Netflix Inc. [NFLX]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NFLX shares is $362.74 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NFLX stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Netflix Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on January 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Monness Crespi & Hardt raised their target price from $350 to $400. The new note on the price target was released on January 22, 2020, representing the official price target for Netflix Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $400 to $450, while Goldman kept a Buy rating on NFLX stock. On December 19, 2019, analysts increased their price target for NFLX shares from 400 to 425.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Netflix Inc. is set at 10.33, with the Price to Sales ratio for NFLX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 8.28. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 21.98, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.43.
NFLX stock trade performance evaluation
Netflix Inc. [NFLX] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.80. With this latest performance, NFLX shares gained by 12.12% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 21.69% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 5.57% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for NFLX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 72.69, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 75.88, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 68.46 for Netflix Inc. [NFLX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 333.55, while it was recorded at 371.70 for the last single week of trading, and 322.40 for the last 200 days.
Netflix Inc. [NFLX]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Netflix Inc. [NFLX] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.92 and a Gross Margin at +38.28. Netflix Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.26.
Return on Total Capital for NFLX is now 13.16, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 9.83. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 29.12, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.23. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Netflix Inc. [NFLX] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 194.66. Additionally, NFLX Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 66.06, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 48.19. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 194.66, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 66.06.
Netflix Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Netflix Inc. [NFLX] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Netflix Inc. posted 0.76/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.57/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 33.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for NFLX. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Netflix Inc. go to 43.60%.
Netflix Inc. [NFLX]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $131,908 million, or 82.60% of NFLX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NFLX stocks are: CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS with ownership of 35,288,840, which is approximately 24.399% of the company’s market cap and around 1.63% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 33,109,405 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $12.37 billion in NFLX stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $10.28 billion in NFLX stock with ownership of nearly 1.837% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Netflix Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 547 institutional holders increased their position in Netflix Inc. [NASDAQ:NFLX] by around 34,674,431 shares. Additionally, 799 investors decreased positions by around 27,336,246 shares, while 169 investors held positions by with 290,977,281 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 352,987,958 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NFLX stock had 156 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,123,734 shares, while 168 institutional investors sold positions of 7,696,529 shares during the same period.