Netflix, Inc.

Netflix, Inc.

Netflix, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1997

Headquarters

100 WINCHESTER CIRCLE, LOS GATOS, CA, 95032

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

7,100

Industries

Entertainment
Internet Software & Services
Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Appliances & Electronics
Consumer Services

Company Description

Netflix, Inc. is an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer

General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief Talent Officer

Chief Communications Officer

Chief Content Officer

Founding Member

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Netflix, Inc.

Founding General Partner at TCMI, Inc.

President at Microsoft Corporation

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Village Roadshow Pictures

Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Harvard University - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government

Former Co-Chairman, Media Networks at The Walt Disney Company

Former Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, Inc.

Co-Founder at Redpoint Ventures

Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder at Zillow Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Axel Springer SE

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Capital World Global Investors (CWGI) is the investment adviser to the American Funds Group, a family of 30 funds marketed to individuals exclusively through financial advisers and other intermediaries. American Funds are also used as investment vehicles for 401ks, other retirement plans, variable annuities and 529 college savings plans. The funds have the following characteristics: (1) a long-term, value-oriented approach (2) long-established, global research (3) a multiple portfolio counselor system that combines teamwork with individual accountability (4) experienced, long-tenured investment professionals and (5) a commitment to low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. CWGI uses a Multiple Portfolio Counselor System. The assets of each fund are divided into smaller, more manageable portions. Each portion is managed by a portfolio counselor who operates autonomously, investing his or her portion as though it were an entire fund (subject to fund objectives and overall guidelines). Research analysts typically manage a segment as well, bringing their expertise directly to bear on the fund's results. Portfolio counselors are free to make their own decisions. As a fund's assets grow, new counselors can be added. Investment decisions are based on internal research. Equity research is comprehensive and bottom-up while at the same time constantly monitoring broader economic, political, currency and interest rate trends. Investment research is proprietary and used solely by CWGI portfolio managers.

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FMR may use a variety of methods of security analysis in managing client assets to select investments including fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and cyclical analysis. They may also use general macro-economic analysis as a component of its security analysis methods. In addition to relying on public financial statement information, the firm may use extensive corporate visits and interviews with issuer management teams in conducting research. When it comes to the management of the client assets according to the investment objectives, FMR may use a variety of investment strategies including, but not limited to, investing in stocks and other public and private equity securities, bonds and other debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities, real estate related investments of all types, derivatives, currency spot and forward trading, other investment funds, including exchange traded funds and FMR's or its affiliates' central funds. They may also engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

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CWI employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm is committed to maintaining low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. They utilize fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world. CWI employs a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace. CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

Recent Transactions
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Netflix, Inc. purchases Millarworld Ltd.

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Netflix, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Netflix, Inc. issued Common Stock

Insider Transactions
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Selling Group Member

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Advised onNetflix, Inc. purchases Millarworld Ltd.

Knowledge Management Lawyer

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Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Antitrust Practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Clients

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand as well as to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news and entertainment cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks & Resorts.

Liberty Global Plc is an international television and broadband company, which engages in the provision of broadband communications services, including video, broadband Internet and fixed-line telephony services; B2B services; as well as mobile services. It operates through the following geographical segments: U.K/Ireland; Belgium; Germany; Switzerland/Austria; and Central and Eastern Europe. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Hasbro is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as Transformers, Littlest Pet Shop, Nerf, Playskool, My Little Pony, G.I. Joe, Magic: The Gathering, and Monopoly,. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. Programming in the U.S. is distributed on The Hub TV Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications. Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens."

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$126B
Total Enterprise Value
$127B
Earnings Per Share
$2.68
Revenue
$15.8B
Net Profit
$1.21B
EBITDA
$9.26B
EBITDAMargin
58.64%
Total Debt
$10.4B
Total Equity
$5.24B
Enterprise Value Sales
8.06x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
13.75x
TEVNet Income
105.16x
Debt TEV
0.08x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
32.57%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
29.27%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$2,499 - $5,000
2013
$5,000 - $25K
2012
$250K - $500K
2008
Political Donations
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Roku, Inc. engages in the provision of a streaming platform for television. It operates through the following business segments: Player and Platform. The Player segment consists of net sales of streaming media players and accessories through retailers and distributors, as well as directly to customers through the company's website. Its Roku platform allows users to personalize their content selection with cable television replacement offerings and other streaming services that suit their budget and needs. Its product categories include advertising, Roku TVs and Streaming Players. The company was founded by Anthony J. Wood in October 2002 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Netflix, Inc.

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

Suppliers
Limelight Networks, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Tempe, Arizona

Limelight Networks, Inc. provides content delivery network services. It products include digital content & video delivery, cloud security, edge computing, origin storage & support services. The company's solutions include realtime streaming, file distribution, live video & video on demand. Limelight was founded by Michael M. Gordon, Allan M. Kalpan, Nathan F. Raciborski and William H. Rinehart in June, 2001 and is headquartered in Tempe, AZ.

The Walt Disney Company Entertainment | BURBANK, CA

The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks & Resorts, Studio Entertainment and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; the Disneyland Resort in California; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; the Disney Vacation Club; the Disney Cruise Line; and Adventures by Disney. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. This segment distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The Consumer Products and Interactive Media segment licenses the company's trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, game developers, publishers and retailers throughout the world. It also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, and books, magazines and comic books. This segment also distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online and wholesale businesses. The Walt Disney was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.

Viacom, Inc. Other Business & Consulting Services | New York, New York

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Competitors
Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #379
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #379
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #30
2014
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
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