Netflix Sets Intraday Record, Adding To Prior Session's 7.6% Gain

By Trey WilliamsMarketWatch Pulse

Shares of Netflix Inc. set a intraday record of $129.29 early Wednesday adding to Tuesdays 7.6% gain. On Tuesday the company announced its official Japan launch date, Sept. 2, which will be its first step into Asia. Netflix also said it will offer employees unlimited paid maternity and paternity leave. Netflix stock is on track to set its 18th record close of the year, and shares are up 157% in the year. The S&P is up 2% in the year.

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