Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) went up by 8.46% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $526.64. The company’s stock price has collected 3.75% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 01/20/23 that Netflix Shares Rise as Content Drives Strong Subscriber Growth
Is It Worth Investing in Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ :NFLX) Right Now?
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 34.40 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for NFLX is at 1.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 20 analysts out of 46 who provided ratings for Netflix Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 20 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $346.51, which is $2.19 above the current price. NFLX currently public float of 438.60M and currently shorts hold a 2.11% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NFLX was 9.91M shares.
NFLX’s Market Performance
NFLX stocks went up by 3.75% for the week, with a monthly jump of 18.80% and a quarterly performance of 25.74%, while its annual performance rate touched -33.61%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.99% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.60% for Netflix Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.26% for NFLX stocks with a simple moving average of 39.54% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NFLX
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NFLX stocks, with Wolfe Research repeating the rating for NFLX by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for NFLX in the upcoming period, according to Wolfe Research is $417 based on the research report published on January 20th of the current year 2023.
Wedbush, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NFLX reach a price target of $410, previously predicting the price at $400. The rating they have provided for NFLX stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on January 20th, 2023.
The Benchmark Company gave a rating of “Sell” to NFLX, setting the target price at $250 in the report published on January 20th of the current year.
NFLX Trading at 13.93% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought NFLX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.97% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.60%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.99%, as shares surge +18.85% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +32.44% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NFLX rose by +3.75%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -12.52% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $310.55. In addition, Netflix Inc. saw 16.15% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at NFLX starting from HASTINGS REED, who purchase 4,540 shares at the price of $375.97 back on Jan 28. After this action, HASTINGS REED now owns 5,158,941 shares of Netflix Inc., valued at $1,706,910 using the latest closing price.
HASTINGS REED, the Co-CEO of Netflix Inc., purchase 46,900 shares at $390.08 during a trade that took place back on Jan 27, which means that HASTINGS REED is holding 5,154,401 shares at $18,294,698 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NFLX
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +17.82 for the present operating margin
- +39.37 for the gross margin
The net margin for Netflix Inc. stands at +14.21. Equity return is now at value 27.90, with 11.10 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.17.