Netflix 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has beaten estimates for five straight quarters and will go for a sixth when it reports again on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect Netflix to come in with earnings of 4 cents per share on revenues of $888.9 million. Analyst estimates range from -13 cents per share to 14 cents per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from a loss of 17 cents.

Stock Movement

The stock price has been falling recently The share price has fallen $3.70 since July 12, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, April 23, 2012 and July 18, 2012, the stock price fell $20.57 (-20.2%), from $101.84 to $81.27.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analysts think investors should stand pat on Netflix with 17 of 28 analysts rating it hold. Analyst sentiment has been waning recently, as the average rating has dropped slightly over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

Revenue rose 21% to $869.8 million from $718.6 million.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

EPS: 4 cents

Revenue Estimate: $888.9 million

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)