Investors Miss This Key Fact About Netflix

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Oh, how quickly fortunes can change in the great game of investing. Take Netflix , which is already up more than 90% year to date.

Multiple catalysts have forced the stock higher. The latest include a $500 million capital raise to refinance existing debt and purchase new content and news that the U.S. Postal Service is thinking of ending Saturday delivery. Both moves could save Netflix millions.

But is it enough? Amazon.com recently convinced PBS to sell it exclusive streaming rights for the popular show "Downton Abbey." Sony , meanwhile, decided to stick with streaming its feature films through Starz rather than switch to Netflix.


Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova looks at the numbers and argues that Netflix is better positioned than skeptics believe. Watch his full take in the video below, and then be sure to leave a comment to let us know what you think.

Netflix's fortunes increasingly depend on success in international markets. Can the streaming sensation expand globally even as deep-pocketed competitors attack here at home? This is a must-know issue for investors, which is why we've released a brand-new premium report on Netflix. Inside, you'll learn about the key opportunities and risks facing the company, as well as reasons to buy or sell the stock. We're also offering a full year of updates as key news hits, so make sure to click here and claim a copy today.

The article Investors Miss This Key Fact About Netflix originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Tim Beyers is a member of the Motley Fool Rule Breakers stock-picking team and the Motley Fool Supernova Odyssey I mission. He owned shares of and had a long-term call options position in Netflix at the time of publication. Check out Tim's web home and portfolio holdings or connect with him on Google+Tumblr, or Twitter, where he goes by @milehighfool. You can also get his insights delivered directly to your RSS reader.The Motley Fool owns shares of Netflix and Amazon.com. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Netflix and Amazon.com. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners