Netflix (NFLX) is scheduled to report its first-quarter 2016 earnings after the bell on Monday. Wall Street analysts are on average expecting the video-streaming service to post $1.97 billion in sales during the quarter. This would show a 7.65% increase from the Q415 revenue of $1.83 billion as well as an increase of 25.5% from the same period in Q115. EPS in 1Q16 are expected to come in at $0.03, a decline rate of 40% from $0.05 per share a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.05 per share.
As a quick reminder, NFLX reported Q415 EPS of $0.10, $0.08 better than the Street’s consensus estimate.
Besides the co.’s top and bottom line results, other key issues that investors should keep an eye on in Netflix’s quarterly report are the company’s operating cash flow – currently red at $750 million/ t-12 period, its new international market expansion, and domestic subscriber growth performance.
On trading metrics, Netflix, Inc. is currently valued at $47.74 billion. The name has a median Street PT of $130 with a high target of $164. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Los Gatos, California-based company have traded between a low of $78.89 and a high of $133.27 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $101.21 and $106.32 levels, respectively. Additionally, shares of Netflix trade at a P/E ratio of 14.63 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) and MACD indicator of 70.72 and +4.96, respectively.
NFLX currently prints a one year return of about 39% and a year-to-date loss of 2.51%.