Analyst Ratings for Netflix Inc. (NFLX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NFLX last month.

41 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 22 gave NFLX a buy rating, 4 gave an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NFLX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 212, implying a possible profit of 15.19 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, which equates to a potential downside of -60.33 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 40.12 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 43.18 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 12.38 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.93 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 14 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 14 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NFLX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 46.44 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. NFLX has a PEG ratio of 4.83.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NFLX hit 191.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 90.50. Today's price is 103.36 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.9 percent below the high. NFLX has a P/E ratio of 224.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NFLX value stock report compares NFLX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NFLX is $78.87 billion. NFLX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.