Netflix Investors Are Blindly Optimistic

Over the last six months, shares of Netflix have nearly tripled on the belief that the company is transforming itself into an original programming powerhouse. However, the world of original programming isn't exactly a wide open market. Despite this reality, sentiment appears have reached an extreme level of optimism. In this video, Fool contributor Steve Heller gives Netflix investors a wake-up call. Tune in below to hear his thoughts on the subject.

The tumultuous performance of Netflix shares since the summer of 2011 has caused headaches for many devoted shareholders. While the company's first-mover status is often viewed as a competitive advantage, the opportunities in streaming media have brought some new, deep-pocketed rivals looking for their piece of a growing pie. Can Netflix fend off this burgeoning competition, and will its international growth aspirations really pay off? These are must-know issues for investors, which is why The Motley Fool has released a premium report on Netflix. Inside, you'll learn about the key opportunities and risks facing the company, as well as reasons to buy or sell the stock. The report includes a full year of updates to cover critical new developments, so make sure to click here and claim a copy today.

The article Netflix Investors Are Blindly Optimistic originally appeared on Fool.com.

Rex Moore has no position in any stocks mentioned. Fool contributor Steve Heller owns shares of Walt Disney. The Motley Fool recommends AMC Networks, Netflix, and Walt Disney. The Motley Fool owns shares of Netflix and Walt Disney. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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