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PFE   43.79 (-1.04%)
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GOOGL   99.37 (+1.90%)
AMZN   102.24 (+3.04%)
TSLA   177.90 (+11.00%)
NVDA   203.65 (+2.84%)
NIO   12.71 (+4.44%)
BABA   118.38 (-1.82%)
AMD   75.40 (+0.32%)
T   19.95 (-0.25%)
MU   63.87 (+1.70%)
F   13.27 (+2.71%)
CGC   2.93 (+6.16%)
GE   83.23 (+2.58%)
DIS   109.54 (-0.15%)
AMC   5.51 (+4.36%)
PFE   43.79 (-1.04%)
PYPL   81.83 (+1.26%)
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Netflix - NFLX Competitors

$360.77
-4.10 (-1.12%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$360.59
$365.92
50-Day Range
$276.88
$367.96
52-Week Range
$162.71
$458.48
Volume
6.66 million shs
Average Volume
10.87 million shs
Market Capitalization
$160.55 billion
P/E Ratio
36.26
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$342.36

NFLX vs. CMCSA, DIS, NKE, SONY, CHTR, ATVI, MAR, LVS, IQ, and LULU

Should you be buying Netflix stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Netflix include Comcast (CMCSA), Walt Disney (DIS), NIKE (NKE), Sony Group (SONY), Charter Communications (CHTR), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Marriott International (MAR), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), iQIYI (IQ), and Lululemon Athletica (LULU). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Netflix vs.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Netflix had 80 more articles in the media than Comcast. MarketBeat recorded 100 mentions for Netflix and 20 mentions for Comcast. Comcast's average media sentiment score of 0.48 beat Netflix's score of 0.22 indicating that Comcast is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Netflix
16 Very Positive mention(s)
16 Positive mention(s)
38 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Comcast
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Netflix presently has a consensus target price of $342.36, indicating a potential downside of 5.10%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $44.48, indicating a potential upside of 12.31%. Given Comcast's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Comcast is more favorable than Netflix.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Netflix
3 Sell rating(s)
15 Hold rating(s)
23 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.49
Comcast
2 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.48

Netflix received 1530 more outperform votes than Comcast when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 80.34% of users gave Comcast an outperform vote while only 65.44% of users gave Netflix an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NetflixOutperform Votes
2772
65.44%
Underperform Votes
1464
34.56%
ComcastOutperform Votes
1242
80.34%
Underperform Votes
304
19.66%

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Netflix. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Netflix, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Netflix$31.62 billion5.08$4.49 billion$9.9536.26
Comcast$116.39 billion1.47$14.16 billion$1.1534.43

77.3% of Netflix shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Netflix shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Netflix has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Netflix has a net margin of 14.21% compared to Comcast's net margin of 4.46%. Netflix's return on equity of 23.06% beat Comcast's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Netflix 14.21% 23.06% 9.57%
Comcast 4.46% 17.61% 6.03%

Summary

Netflix beats Comcast on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NFLX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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NFLX vs. The Competition

MetricNetflixVideo tape rental IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$160.55B$55.21B$7.17B$5.76B
Dividend YieldN/AN/A2.63%4.04%
P/E Ratio36.2618.2614.1513.23
Price / Sales5.082.639.2178.26
Price / Cash8.689.1115.76108.77
Price / Book7.735.465.325.85
Net Income$4.49B$1.18B$308.93M$242.13M
7 Day Performance5.33%6.35%3.54%5.11%
1 Month Performance26.96%33.50%21.93%25.17%
1 Year Performance-6.71%16.31%-8.16%-7.03%

Netflix Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CMCSA
Comcast
2.7447 of 5 stars
$39.75
-1.3%
$45.27
+13.9%
-16.6%$171.86B$116.39B34.57189,000Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
DIS
Walt Disney
2.9162 of 5 stars
$106.00
+0.3%
$128.74
+21.5%
-17.9%$193.30B$82.72B61.63220,000Insider Selling
NKE
NIKE
2.6845 of 5 stars
$126.83
-1.1%
$127.79
+0.8%
-11.4%$196.66B$46.71B35.7379,100Analyst Report
SONY
Sony Group
2.0308 of 5 stars
$89.31
+0.4%
$109.67
+22.8%
-19.0%$110.48B$74.80B14.64108,900Upcoming Earnings
CHTR
Charter Communications
3.0535 of 5 stars
$392.03
-1.0%
$499.10
+27.3%
-26.1%$61.03B$51.68B12.2593,700Earnings Report
News Coverage
ATVI
Activision Blizzard
2.6113 of 5 stars
$75.11
-0.1%
$91.85
+22.3%
-4.0%$58.78B$8.80B35.269,800Analyst Downgrade
MAR
Marriott International
2.606 of 5 stars
$169.63
+0.4%
$174.79
+3.0%
+10.0%$53.69B$13.86B25.86120,000Short Interest ↓
LVS
Las Vegas Sands
1.7026 of 5 stars
$55.47
+0.1%
$52.30
-5.7%
+32.3%$42.39B$4.23B22.6444,700Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
IQ
iQIYI
1.1272 of 5 stars
$5.78
-0.3%
$4.31
-25.4%
+79.3%$4.62B$4.74B-13.765,856
LULU
Lululemon Athletica
2.7092 of 5 stars
$311.21
-1.5%
$404.46
+30.0%
+2.3%$39.68B$6.26B34.2029,000Analyst Downgrade
This page (NASDAQ:NFLX) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff