Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) insiders are selling more shares than they used to. Some investors, like Foolish consumer goods specialist Blake Bos, worry that it might be a sign of rough waters ahead.
On the other hand, Fool contributor Anders Bylund is not particularly concerned about Netflix insider sales, even though he owns shares in the company. For one, insiders are investors too and perfectly entitled to take the occasional profit. For another, CEO Reed Hastings is basically forced to convert some old options contracts these days. Third, Hastings' compensation structure has been set up to align his interests with long-term shareholders, and these sales are an extension of that popular strategy.
There's nothing wrong with revisiting your investment assumptions, but this particular event turns out to be a non-event. Get all the juicy detail in this video, then share your own views in the comments box below.
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