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, which equates to a potential upside of 15.19 percent. The lowest price target was 73, implying potential capital losses of -60.33 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 12.38 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 14 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 14 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NFLX to grow at a rate of 46.44 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NFLX is 4.83.

NFLX has a 52-week high of 191.50 and a 52-week low of 90.50. Currently the stock is 103.36 percent higher than its low, and 3.9 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $78.87 billion. NFLX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.