Today, Andrew discusses Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), which received some encouraging news recently. The stock surged after reports that it leads the cable industry in usage, and company leadership remains encouraged that it can grow in the future. But a host of challengers are cutting into Netflix's chokehold on that industry, which possesses limited overall potential, and Netflix looks like a hold for the near future.

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