Netflix, Inc., 2007

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017


The protagonist in this case is an analyst attempting to value Netflix, Inc., and check whether her recent buy recommendation at a price of $20.00 per share was still valid. Recent bad news had caused the price to drop and she needed to do her best to figure out what was the future for Netflix, and was it undervalued at $17 per share? Intended for MBA students, this case contains her discounted cash flow valuation and a set of assumptions (revenues per customer, retention rates, etc.) students can use to perform a valuation of the existing Netflix customer base as another approach toward judging the $17 stock price. There are two student spreadsheets available for this case (UVA-F-1592X1 and UVA-F-1592X2).



Pfeifer, P. and Conroy, R. (2017), "Netflix, Inc., 2007", Darden Business Publishing Cases.

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