How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Angelo Anderson
January 13, 2018

Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 10.71%. After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by Netflix, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.83% EPS growth.

Netflix, Inc. has a 12 month low of $128.50 and a 12 month high of $217.75. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $41.24. About 2.70M shares traded. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Macquarie Gp Inc has invested 0.03% in Netflix, Inc. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500.

Aspiriant Llc decreased Cincinnati Finl Corp (CINF) stake by 3.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Stieven Capital Advisors Lp bought 15,035 shares as the company's stock rose 11.14% with the market. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,147 shares in the company, valued at $235,811.73. World Asset Management Inc who had been investing in British American Tobacco Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $149.99 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.23% or $4.8424 during the last trading session, reaching $222.0824. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 1,333 shares. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) has risen 51.40% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 40.17% the S&P500.

Analysts await Foot Locker, Inc. The next quarterly report, due in late January, will cover much more than just subscriber gains, though. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.12 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Netflix will post 1.26 EPS for the current fiscal year. CINF's profit will be $142.74 million for 20.88 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. Mufg Americas Holdings invested in 1,790 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $126.72, for a total transaction of $11,062,275.84. Korea Inv has 165,020 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. If the only argument in favor of buying it despite its valuation is the one Barclays proposes - subscribers growing faster than costs - and if that argument is invalid, then it seems to me there's little reason left to want to own Netflix stock. Goldman Sachs Inc stated it has 0.02% in Foot Locker, Inc. Tpg Group Inc Holding (Sbs) accumulated 25,954 shares. Federated Incorporated Pa has invested 0.02% in CA, Inc. Utd Cap Advisers Ltd Com invested in 0.02% or 12,577 shares. Clinton Gp reported 236,739 shares stake. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $75.0 target. Therefore 67% are positive. PBF Energy Inc had 57 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by BTIG Research. Canaccord Genuity maintained Netflix, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 13 by Liberum Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, February 16. The firm has "Hold" rating by Moffett Nathanson given on Monday, September 18.


Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 insider sales for $64.51 million activity. Shares for $187,940 were sold by WELLS DAVID B. KILGORE LESLIE J had sold 903 shares worth $175,182 on Thursday, October 5. 63,378 shares were sold by HYMAN DAVID A, worth $12.61M on Monday, October 30. About 5.88M shares traded. $12.61 million worth of Netflix, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 56 investors sold NFLX shares while 255 reduced holdings. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in Netflix by 3.1% in the third quarter. 356.10 million shares or 3.23% more from 344.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Cornerstone Advsr has 0.52% invested in Netflix, Inc. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.31 Million. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Carret Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 11,205 shares. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Netflix, Inc. Akre Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 5.15 million shares. Netflix, Inc.'s P/E ratio is 219.88. (NASDAQ:NFLX)'s stock was 13.17%. Markel Corp owns 4.91 million shares or 7.42% of their United States portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards And owns 3,415 shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Netflix from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $213.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Aperio Ltd Liability owns 201,379 shares. Bristol John W & Inc New York accumulated 283,420 shares.

Netflix, Inc. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 15 rated the stock as Buy, 15 rated Hold, 1 rated sell and 1 gave an Underperform. Therefore 71% are positive. Jefferies upgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, March 15 report. Finally, Vetr raised Netflix from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $124.54 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 10th. (NASDAQ:NFLX) earned "Sell" rating by Axiom Capital on Tuesday, October 18. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Friday, June 16.

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