Hillman Co. lowered its stake in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 0.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 344,149 shares of the Internet television network’s stock after selling 2,671 shares during the quarter. Netflix accounts for approximately 16.3% of Hillman Co.’s portfolio, making the stock its largest position. Hillman Co. owned approximately 0.08% of Netflix worth $62,411,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Netflix by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 27,950,272 shares of the Internet television network’s stock valued at $4,176,049,000 after purchasing an additional 789,190 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Netflix by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 25,663,728 shares of the Internet television network’s stock valued at $3,834,416,000 after purchasing an additional 423,968 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in Netflix by 12.4% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 23,633,237 shares of the Internet television network’s stock valued at $3,531,042,000 after purchasing an additional 2,605,731 shares in the last quarter. Jennison Associates LLC increased its stake in Netflix by 14.0% during the 2nd quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 14,784,089 shares of the Internet television network’s stock valued at $2,208,891,000 after purchasing an additional 1,814,056 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in Netflix by 5.0% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 3,638,317 shares of the Internet television network’s stock valued at $659,809,000 after purchasing an additional 172,229 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.32% of the company’s stock.

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A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Netflix from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Netflix in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Loop Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $237.00 price target on shares of Netflix in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Netflix in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of Netflix from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $210.19 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and thirty-two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Netflix has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $207.20.

In other Netflix news, Director Richard N. Barton sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.72, for a total transaction of $331,440.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,012 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,327,748.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Reed Hastings sold 83,335 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $192.79, for a total transaction of $16,066,154.65. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 83,335 shares in the company, valued at $16,066,154.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 326,935 shares of company stock worth $63,034,672 over the last three months. 4.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) opened at $196.32 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47. The firm has a market cap of $84,953.77, a PE ratio of 198.30, a P/E/G ratio of 5.83 and a beta of 1.39. Netflix, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $113.95 and a fifty-two week high of $204.38.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 16th. The Internet television network reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $2.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.97 billion. Netflix had a return on equity of 14.56% and a net margin of 4.04%. Netflix’s quarterly revenue was up 30.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.12 earnings per share. analysts predict that Netflix, Inc. will post 1.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Netflix Profile

Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members in the United States. The International streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members outside the United States.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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