Asset Management One Co. Ltd. grew its position in shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 2.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 686,872 shares of the Internet television network’s stock after buying an additional 16,560 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. owned about 0.16% of Netflix worth $124,536,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in shares of Netflix during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $101,000. Aviance Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Netflix during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $137,000. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new stake in shares of Netflix during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $139,000. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Netflix by 14,840.7% during the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 20,917 shares of the Internet television network’s stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 20,777 shares during the period. Finally, Harfst & Associates Inc. raised its position in shares of Netflix by 36.8% during the 2nd quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. now owns 1,015 shares of the Internet television network’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 273 shares during the period. 83.38% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NFLX has been the topic of a number of research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $215.00 price target (up from $198.00) on shares of Netflix in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $165.00 price target (down from $171.80) on shares of Netflix in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Netflix in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Wedbush reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Netflix in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Vetr upgraded Netflix from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $165.75 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, thirty-two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $208.19.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) opened at $184.21 on Wednesday. Netflix, Inc. has a 1 year low of $119.42 and a 1 year high of $204.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $79,639.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 185.90, a PEG ratio of 5.47 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a current ratio of 1.20.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 16th. The Internet television network reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.03). Netflix had a net margin of 4.04% and a return on equity of 14.56%. The firm had revenue of $2.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.97 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.12 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.3% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Netflix, Inc. will post 1.26 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Richard N. Barton sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $184.30, for a total transaction of $368,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 8,012 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,476,611.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ann Mather sold 3,885 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $200.00, for a total value of $777,000.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 1,015 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $203,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 323,935 shares of company stock worth $62,565,812. 4.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Netflix

Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members in the United States. The International streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members outside the United States.

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