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 lowest price target was 73, implying potential capital losses of -60.33 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 40.12 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 43.18 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 12.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.93 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 14 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 14 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NFLX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 46.44 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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 below the high by 3.9 percent. NFLX has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.