Is Netflix's Management Up to the Task?
In this video, Motley Fool analyst Jim Mueller takes a look at Netflix's management, and CEO Reed Hastings in particular. Hastings has been key in the company's recent growth, but he's also made some bad decisions, including the Qwikster debacle, and he took criticism for last year's price increase. But Hastings is no stranger to tech, having been involved with both Microsoft and Facebook, and has the experience to move the company forward.
Jim also tells us about Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, whose links to the entertainment industry help Netflix negotiate better deals both for the company and for subscribers.
The precipitous drop in Netflix shares since the summer of 2011 has caused many shareholders to lose hope. As Jim mentioned, Netflix still has an impressive management and the right type of people who can take the company forward. 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.
The article Is Netflix's Management Up to the Task? originally appeared on Fool.com.Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Jim Mueller owns shares of Amazon.com and Netflix and has long JAN 2014 $20 calls on Facebook. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Walt Disney, Facebook, Microsoft, and Netflix and has long JAN 2014 $20.00 calls on Facebook. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Amazon.com, Walt Disney, Facebook, Microsoft, and Netflix. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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.