3 Surprises in Netflix's Massive Quarter

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX  ) shares soared 25% on Tuesday, lifted by a fantastic first-quarter report the night before. The quarter contained some positive surprises even for die-hard Netflix bulls.

Fool contributor Anders Bylund recently pinned a $500 price tag on Netflix shares, and even he found new things to get excited about. In this video, he points out points out three wrinkles he did not see coming -- at least not this soon.

The tumultuous performance of Netflix shares since the summer of 2011 has caused headaches for many devoted shareholders. 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 The Motley Fool has released a 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. The report includes a full year of updates to cover critical new developments, so make sure to click here and claim a copy today.


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  • Report this Comment On April 24, 2013, at 8:29 PM, RRobertsmith wrote:

    please explain how this stock could double for the next 3 years...... and still not be worth this P/E

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