In the following video, Motley Fool contributor John Reeves takes a close look at Netflix to highlight for investors some of the reasons that this stock has been the top performer in the S&P 500 so far this year. John takes a look at Netflix's subscriber base and utilization, and compares it with some of the competition the company faces. Also, John takes a look at the number two and three performers in the S&P year to date, Best Buy and Advanced Micro Devices .
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.
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