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You Should Be Scared for Netflix

In a matter of three months, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX  ) investors have gone from being cautious about the company's prospects to failing to acknowledge that competition exists. In this time, shares have skyrocketed over 100%, suggesting that investors have grown comfortable with Netflix's approach of becoming a content producer as a means to thwart off competitive threats. In its debut series House of Cards, viewers and investors alike are looking forward to Netflix having a bright future in the production business. However, what investors are failing to acknowledge is that competition has wised up to this strategy and will be mimicking Netflix's efforts. In this video, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller explains that the threat to Netflix's should not be taken lightly.

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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  • Report this Comment On March 11, 2013, at 6:01 PM, 987candyman wrote:

    It just so happens that a documentary on my life Candyman:the David Klein Story is streaming on Netflix until October of this year...They run a great shop and are very professional....

  • Report this Comment On March 12, 2013, at 9:13 AM, jb757 wrote:

    Netflix has no heavy competition. It's Netflix that can grab 5-10 million subscribers in one year. Amazon has only had about 6 million subs forever. Hulu's just a faint blip. Redbox has no value catalog and who wants to hop in the car to return the flick.

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