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Netflix (NFLX)
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Emcee:  Glenn Petersen Type:  Unmoderated
Netflix (stock symbol: NFLX) completed its initial public offering on May 23, 2002, when it raised gross proceeds of $75 million through the sale of 5,000,000 shares of common stock at $15.00 per share. The company has initially tried to go public in April 2000, but had to withdraw its registration statement when the IPO market soured. The shares have since been split two times: 2 for 1 on February 12, 2004, and 7 for 1 on July 15, 2015 The split-adjusted price of the IPO shares is $1.07.

Netflix disrupted the content distribution business by launching an online entertainment subscription site, allowing users to rent three DVDs a month for a monthly subscription charge of $ 19.95. It subsequently upended its original business model and has become the dominant company streaming content over the Internet. An increasing amount of this content is internally created by Netflix.

This board has been created for the purpose of discussing Netflix's stock price, financial prospects and actual results, the merits of its business model, the Netflix experience and entertainment content creation and distribution business in general. It is neither a Bulls nor a Bears board and all opinions are welcome.

The board is moderated and my expectation is that everyone will be civil to one another. Pretend that your mother is reading the board and that she knows your virtual handle. No name calling and please avoid engaging in political commentary unless it has a specific bearing on Netflix.

The board was originally created by RockyBalboa (a/k/a Infostream,com) on May 23, 2002.

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1937Streaming accounts for nearly one-fifth of total US TV watching, according to NiGlenn Petersen1February 11
1936Amazon, Apple and HBO Hit Culver City to Fight the Streaming War By Edvard PetGlenn Petersen-February 11
193524 Oscar nominations two wins.Glenn Petersen-February 11
1934What don't they get?Glenn Petersen-February 7
1933Finally, Netflix is offering a way to turn off auto-play previews — here's hJ.F. Sebastian2February 7
1932CBS doesn't get it, Viacom doesn't get it. ViacomCBS doesn't get it.Sr K-February 6
1931deletedSr K-February 6
1930Another competitor steps up:ViacomCBS to launch new streaming service blending CGlenn Petersen1February 6
1929Netflix Spends Big for Oscars—Will Hollywood Give In? With lavish parties, hugGlenn Petersen1February 4
1928Netflix shares rise slightly despite weak guidance, domestic subscriber miss PuGlenn Petersen-January 21
19271/21 Netflix Inc. missed its forecast for U.S. subscriber growth for the third Sr K-January 21
1926NBC’s Peacock streaming service will launch on July 15th with three different prGlenn Petersen-January 18
1925Oscars: Netflix Leads All Hollywood Studios With 24 Nominations 6:53 AM PST 1/1Glenn Petersen-January 14
1924Netflix was the best-performing stock of the decade, delivering a more than 4,00Glenn Petersen212/25/2019
1923Netflix Is Ad Free, but It Isn’t Brand Free Tide Pod shout-outs onscreen. FlirtGlenn Petersen112/17/2019
1922Netflix Discloses Regional Subscriber Growth for First Time 1:55 PM PST 12/16/2Glenn Petersen-12/16/2019
1921‘The Irishman’ Draws 13.2 Million Viewers in First 5 Days on Netflix, Nielsen SaGlenn Petersen-12/6/2019
1920Bob Iger Takes the Gloves Off for Disney’s Streaming Debut Disney+ looks like tGlenn Petersen-11/8/2019
191990 Million or Bust? Streaming TV's Great Subscriber Race Begins 5:15 AM PSTGlenn Petersen-11/6/2019
1918Number of different types of shows and movies in different countries on Netflix TimF-10/27/2019
1917Netflix to sell another $2 billion of junk bonds as it braces for onslaught of cGlenn Petersen110/22/2019
1916Netflix soars after beating on earnings, despite miss on subscribers Published Glenn Petersen-10/16/2019
1915AMC Theater Chain Gets Into Streaming With On-Demand Movies By Brooks Barnes NGlenn Petersen210/15/2019
1914Disney bans Netflix ads from all streaming services - WSJ 10/4/2019Sr K-10/4/2019
1913‘Seinfeld’ for $500 million? ‘The Big Bang Theory’ for $1 billion? The streamingGlenn Petersen19/22/2019
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