Investors watched shares of Netflix (NAS: NFLX) close the day up 14% on news the company has reached an exclusive agreement with Walt Disney (NYS: DIS) to stream its content. This could serve as troubling news for fellow competitors, especially Liberty Media (NAS: LMCA) , which previously owned those rights. Watch the following video as Fool analysts Blake Bos and Isaac Pino discuss the news and what it means to investors.
The precipitous drop in Netflix shares since the summer of 2011 has caused many shareholders to lose hope. While the company's first-mover status is often viewed as a competitive advantage, the opportunities in streaming media have brought some new, deep-pocketed rivals looking for their piece of a growing pie. Can Netflix fend off this burgeoning competition, and will its international growth aspirations really pay off? These are must-know issues 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.
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