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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.57
NAS:NFLX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NAS:NFLX: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:NFLX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 6.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.57
Equity to Asset 0.21
NAS:NFLX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NAS:NFLX: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:NFLX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.03  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.21
-2.03
0.74
Interest Coverage 2.50
NAS:NFLX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. NAS:NFLX: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:NFLX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 16.62 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.5
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 4.11
M-Score: -1.13
WACC vs ROIC
8.32%
10.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 3.49
NAS:NFLX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. NAS:NFLX: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 7.44 Max: 13.12
Current: 3.49
1.39
13.12
Net-margin (%) 1.99
NAS:NFLX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. NAS:NFLX: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 5.24 Max: 7.44
Current: 1.99
0.48
7.44
ROE (%) 7.00
NAS:NFLX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. NAS:NFLX: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 16.29 Max: 65.75
Current: 7
2.47
65.75
ROA (%) 1.47
NAS:NFLX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. NAS:NFLX: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 10.22 Max: 19.36
Current: 1.47
0.49
19.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 174.40
NAS:NFLX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. NAS:NFLX: 174.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.66  Med: 152.9 Max: 286.53
Current: 174.4
37.66
286.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.10
NAS:NFLX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NAS:NFLX: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 25.6 Max: 49.4
Current: 21.1
-30.1
49.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -43.40
NAS:NFLX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. NAS:NFLX: -43.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.4  Med: 9.3 Max: 94.3
Current: -43.4
-43.4
94.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 89.70
NAS:NFLX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NAS:NFLX: 89.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NFLX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.5  Med: 42.25 Max: 93.2
Current: 89.7
-47.5
93.2
» NAS:NFLX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

NFLX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Frank Sands 7,451,892 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 18,031 sh (New)
John Burbank 550,020 sh (+2580.15%)
Andreas Halvorsen 7,842,269 sh (+73.61%)
Jim Simons 627,300 sh (+34.93%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 17,997,273 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,500 sh (unchged)
Spiros Segalas 6,242,686 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,248 sh (-0.97%)
Ron Baron 83,067 sh (-12.86%)
Julian Robertson 391,900 sh (-23.84%)
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Q1 2016

NFLX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Griffin 1,445,000 sh (New)
George Soros 71,732 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,821,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,981 sh (+36.43%)
Andreas Halvorsen 8,059,682 sh (+2.77%)
Chase Coleman 17,997,273 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 135,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Frank Sands 6,426,563 sh (-13.76%)
Ron Baron 62,509 sh (-24.75%)
Julian Robertson 240,800 sh (-38.56%)
Spiros Segalas 6,114,648 sh (-2.05%)
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Q2 2016

NFLX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Caxton Associates 22,500 sh (New)
John Burbank 323,236 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 372,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,697 sh (+33.73%)
Frank Sands 7,913,628 sh (+23.14%)
Ron Baron 62,578 sh (+0.11%)
Caxton Associates 75,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,445,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 21,500 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Chase Coleman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 6,288,571 sh (-21.97%)
Steven Cohen 835,844 sh (-54.10%)
Spiros Segalas 5,858,696 sh (-4.19%)
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Q3 2016

NFLX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 2,323 sh (New)
George Soros 137,166 sh (New)
Ron Baron 305,887 sh (+388.81%)
John Griffin 1,845,000 sh (+27.68%)
George Soros 476,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Frank Sands 7,300,191 sh (-7.75%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,635,267 sh (-58.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,852 sh (-68.70%)
Steven Cohen 181,500 sh (-78.29%)
Spiros Segalas 4,450,141 sh (-24.04%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:NFLX34.Brazil, NFC.Germany, NFLX.Mexico, NFLX.Switzerland, 0QYI.UK,
Netflix Inc operates as an internet television network providing TV shows & movies which include original series, documentaries & feature films. The Company's business segments are Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD.

Netflix Inc was incorporated in Delaware on August 29, 1997 and began operations on April 14, 1998. The Company operates as an Internet television network providing TV shows & movies which include original series, documentaries & feature films. It has three segments namely Domestic streaming, International streaming & Domestic DVD. The Company competes against other entertainment video providers, such as multi-channel video programming distributors, Internet-based movie and TV content providers and DVD rental outlets. It also competes against entertainment video providers in obtaining content that its members love, both for licensed streaming content and for original content projects. The Company licenses and acquires rights to stream TV shows, movies and original content to members for unlimited viewing.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 349.25
NFLX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. NFLX: 349.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NFLX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.5  Med: 46.05 Max: 629.53
Current: 349.25
14.5
629.53
Forward P/E 153.85
NFLX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. NFLX: 153.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 349.25
NFLX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. NFLX: 349.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NFLX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.48  Med: 46.19 Max: 541.4
Current: 349.25
14.48
541.4
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 202.21
NFLX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. NFLX: 202.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NFLX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.01  Med: 12.9 Max: 258.13
Current: 202.21
3.01
258.13
P/B 21.89
NFLX's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. NFLX: 21.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NFLX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.51  Med: 12.59 Max: 52.21
Current: 21.89
2.51
52.21
P/S 6.90
NFLX's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. NFLX: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NFLX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.51 Max: 8.77
Current: 6.9
0.87
8.77
EV-to-EBIT 184.71
NFLX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. NFLX: 184.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NFLX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 33.65 Max: 231.5
Current: 184.71
8.3
231.5
EV-to-EBITDA 154.85
NFLX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. NFLX: 154.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NFLX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 8.25 Max: 167.4
Current: 154.85
2.1
167.4
Shiller P/E 388.21
NFLX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.23 vs. NFLX: 388.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NFLX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.5  Med: 216.51 Max: 422.35
Current: 388.21
38.5
422.35
Current Ratio 1.18
NFLX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NFLX: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NFLX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.18
0.68
3.15
Quick Ratio 1.18
NFLX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. NFLX: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NFLX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.18
0.5
3.15
Days Payable 18.54
NFLX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
90% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. NFLX: 18.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NFLX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.9  Med: 25.73 Max: 59.92
Current: 18.54
11.9
59.92

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
NFLX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. NFLX: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NFLX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -162  Med: -3.2 Max: 8
Current: -3.2
-162
8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 21.29
NFLX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. NFLX: 21.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NFLX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 8.8 Max: 117.61
Current: 21.29
2.65
117.61
Price/Median PS Value 2.68
NFLX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NFLX: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NFLX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.68
0.19
2.94
Price/Graham Number 17.91
NFLX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. NFLX: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NFLX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 4.3 Max: 20
Current: 17.91
1.94
20
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.56
NFLX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NFLX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NFLX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3 Max: 12
Current: 0.56
0.4
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -24.34
NFLX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. NFLX: -24.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NFLX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.5  Med: 45.25 Max: 55.1
Current: -24.34
-24.5
55.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,176
EPS (TTM) $ 0.37
Beta0.80
Short Percentage of Float6.90%
52-Week Range $79.95 - 133.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)429.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 8,807 11,047 13,189 15,524
EPS ($) 0.34 0.86 1.70 2.67
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.34 0.86 1.70 2.67
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
60.44%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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