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Bartosiak: Trading Netflix (NFLX) Earnings with Options

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On Wednesday, January 18th, Netflix (NFLX - Free Report) will release its fourth quarter earnings results before the bell. The company is a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold), and have a Value, Growth, and Momentum score of F               .

Dave will look at Netflix’s past earnings, take a look at what is currently going on with the company, and give us his thoughts on their upcoming earnings announcement.

Furthermore, Dave will uncover some potential options trades for investors looking to make a play on Netflix ahead of earnings.

Netflix in Focus

Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with millions of subscribers in nearly 50 countries who have access to an ever-expanding library of TV shows and movies, including original programming, documentaries and feature films. The company offers the ability to watch as subscribers want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen.

Netflix is expected to report earnings at $0.13 per share. Netflix reported earnings last quarter at $0.12 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 100% last quarter. Netflix has an average surprise of 200% over the last 4 quarters.

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Bottom Line

How should investors play Netflix ahead of their earnings report? For insights on the best options trades, then tune in at 1:00pm on Tuesday to see David’s thoughts.

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