Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers
However, the company said it had 98.75 million subscribers globally at the end of March and expected to cross the 100 million mark this weekend. For example, its show House of Cards, which was debuted a year ago in first quarter, was shifted to second quarter, which is the reason for their lower-than-expected subscriber growth.
An analyst from Wedbush Securities said that the boom of smartphones and tablet devices paved the way for people to watch and stream video anywhere, especially with the ability to download content for offline watching. Hastings also made it clear that unlike Amazon Prime Video, Netflix has no intentions of getting into live streaming of sporting events. By the end of the second quarter, for instance, it expects to have 51.45 million United States streaming memberships and 50.49 million worldwide ones as the gap between the two regions continues to narrow.
According to Netflix they have experienced a net increase of 4.95 million subscribers.
Wall Street was expecting 5.27 million new subscribers.
Los Gatos, the company in California has a current market value as $US63 billion.
The inclination has presented Netflix with more rivalry in the contest for home entertainment budgets. Netflix's services extend from $8 to $12 a month, with the most economical option at $10.
Schlafly: Trump's "Buy American, Hire American"
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"The model works from a consumer perspective because it is such a good value", Pachter said. This year, Netflix thinks it will spend about $6 billion on programming.
Aggressive marketing is still a huge part of Netflix's expenditure - $1bn expected this year - so it shows those new subscribers really aren't coming easy.
Netflix hasn't given any inkling it will raise prices again. While Wall Street estimated to add 364,000 in the USA and 2 million internationally.
In the period the platform added 5 million members, down from the 7 million added in Q4 2016.
The company said first-quarter profit more than quadrupled to $178 million, or 40 cents a share, compared with analysts' predictions of 37 cents.
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