Netflix Inc. (NFLX:NSD) Analysts rate as a Hold, $226 target

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Netflix Stock Forecast

Netflix Stock Forecast Analysis:

Based on the Netflix stock forecast from 36 analysts, the average analyst target price for Netflix Inc is USD 226.65 over the next 12 months. Netflix Inc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Netflix Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Netflix Inc’s stock price was USD 240.13Netflix Inc’s stock price has changed by +2.81% over the past week, -2.06% over the past month and -59.26% over the last year.

 

About Netflix Inc (NFLX:NSD)

Netflix, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers TV series, documentaries, feature films, and mobile games across various genres and languages. The company provides members the ability to receive streaming content through a host of internet-connected devices, including TVs, digital video players, television set-top boxes, and mobile devices. It also provides DVDs-by-mail membership services in the United States. The company has approximately 222 million paid members in 190 countries. Netflix, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California

 

Most Recent Analyst Ratings for NFLX’s stock:

Upgrades Oppenheimer Holdings Outperform USD 325 2022-09-19
Target Raised by Citigroup Buy USD 275 » USD 305 2022-09-16
Upgrades Evercore ISI Outperform USD 245 » USD 300 2022-09-15
Maintains Jefferies Financial LLC Hold USD 243 » USD 230 2022-09-07
Upgrade Macquarie Underperform » Neutral  170 » USD 230 2022-09-07
Maintains STA Research Hold USD 210 2022-09-07
Downgrades Cfra Sell USD 245 » USD 238 2022-08-22
Maintains STA Research Hold USD 210 2022-08-22
Target Down Jefferies Financial LLC USD 243 2022-07-22
Maintains Piper Sandler Neutral USD 210 » USD 215 2022-07-20
Maintains Credit Suisse Neutral USD 350 » USD 263 2022-07-20
Target Raised by Morgan Stanley Equal Weight USD 220 » USD 230 2022-07-20
Target Lowered by Atlantic Securities Neutral USD 280 » USD 211 2022-07-20
Upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus Research Hold » Buy USD 240 » USD 250 2022-07-20
Maintains Macquarie Research Underperform USD 150 » USD 170 2022-07-20
Maintains Pivotal Research Sell USD 235 » USD 175 2022-07-20
Target Raised by Wolfe Research Outperform USD 234 » USD 251 2022-07-20
Maintains Robert W Baird Neutral USD 260 » USD 240 2022-07-20
Maintains JP Morgan & Company Neutral USD 230 » USD 240 2022-07-20
Maintains Deutsche Bank Capital Hold USD 300 » USD 270 2022-07-20
Maintains Rosenblatt Securities Neutral USD 245 » USD 196 2022-07-18
Maintains UBS Neutral USD 355 » USD 198 2022-07-15
Target Down BMO Financial Outperform USD 405 » USD 365 2022-07-14
Target Down Morgan Stanley Equal Weight USD 300 » USD 220 2022-07-12
Maintains Citigroup Buy USD 295 » USD 275 2022-07-07

 

What we like:

High market capitalization

Netflix Stock Forecast: This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

Netflix Stock Forecast: The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

Netflix Stock Forecast: This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

 

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

Netflix Stock Forecast: The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

Netflix Stock Forecast: The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

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