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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NFLX. The highest price target was 212, implying a possible profit of 15.19 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, implying a possible loss of -60.33 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 40.12 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 14 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 14 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NFLX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 46.44 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.