Netflix to raise prices for first time in two years

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A number of research analysts have weighed in on NFLX shares. Now the stock price is moving 1.82% off from the highest level of twelve months and +102.83% above from twelve months low.

Several other research analysts also recently commented on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $215.00 target price on shares of Netflix in a research note on Monday, September 18th. The company, which last enacted a significant price hike across multiple markets starting in late 2015, has learned from past experience about the most effective way to introduce rate hikes, according to BTIG Research analyst Rich Greenfield. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $185.18. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares were sold by BARTON RICHARD N. On Thursday, June 1 HUNT NEIL D sold $4.09 million worth of Netflix, Inc. About 15.24 million shares traded or 148.21% up from the average. The company's 50-day moving average is $177.87 and its 200-day moving average is $163.29.

The company's P/E ratio is 240.90 and the market cap is 85.49B. Netflix Inc. has $230 highest and $125 lowest target. Netflix also was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors bought 122,784 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 283% compared to the typical daily volume of 32,078 call options. (NASDAQ:NFLX) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "Better Buy: Netflix, Inc. vs. Amazon" published on September 21, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Netflix: Sorry Reed, But I'm Out" with publication date: October 06, 2017. After posting $0.15 EPS for the previous quarter, Netflix, Inc.'s analysts now forecast 113.33 % EPS growth.

The DVD portion of the business - which was split from Netflix in 2011 - still has a large subscriber base in the U.S., now at 3.7 million, reported Recode. The business had revenue of $2.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.76 billion. The company's quarterly revenue was up 32.3% on a year-over-year basis.

"We suspect Netflix will push [the price increases] through rather quickly to avoid the "noise" created by their multi-year grandfathering approach a couple of years ago", Greenfield wrote in a blog post. Netflix Inc now has $84.62 billion valuation. "(NFLX)" was posted by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. The International streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members outside the United States. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/07/netflix-inc-nflx-given-buy-rating-at-guggenheim.html. The shares were sold at an average price of $188.61, for a total transaction of $20,598,852.54. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,232 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $224,433.44. (NFLX) stake by 8.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Kilgore sold 903 shares at an average price of $194.00 on October 5th. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

On Wednesday, July 19th, Jonathan Friedland sold 2,496 shares of Netflix stock. It is negative, as 64 investors sold Netflix, Inc. shares while 222 reduced holdings. Whale Rock Capital Management Llc sold 346,329 shares as Netflix Inc (NFLX)'s stock rose 10.41%.

As of quarter end Perigon Wealth Management, LLC had sold a total of 900 shares trimming its position 4.6%. State Street Corp now owns 17,535,737 shares of the Internet television network's stock valued at $2,591,946,000 after buying an additional 463,143 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its position in Netflix by 12.4% during the second quarter.

Geneva Advisors Llc increased Smith A O Com (NYSE:AOS) stake by 9,475 shares to 613,407 valued at $34.55M in 2017Q2. The Internet television network reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03. Private Advisor Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.13% invested in Netflix, Inc. Heritage Investors Management Corp now owns 1,995 shares of the Internet television network's stock valued at $298,000 after buying an additional 12 shares in the last quarter.

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