Why Netflix Is Feeling Lucky

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With shares up by 200% over the last year, Netflix has investors feeling confident that its roughest days are behind it. And the company's management is acting just as self-assured lately. Netflix approved a second season of its original show Orange Is the New Black -- before introducing the first season to its 30 million subscriber base.

In the video below, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos discusses how Netflix's success in original content is affecting its business, and what investors can expect from the streamer going forward.

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Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos owns shares of Netflix. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com and Netflix. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com and Netflix. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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