This report covered the first quarter of fiscal year 2017. The digital-video expert fell just short of management’s guidance for subscriber additions but delivered revenue right in line with projections alongside stronger bottom-line earnings. Netflix shares took a small dip right after the release but reversed course to 1.5% gains and fresh all-time highs later in the after-hours trading session. Image source: Netflix. Netflix’s first quarter, by the numbers Metric GAAP earnings per share (diluted) $0.40 Data source: Netflix. What’s happening behind the scenes? Netflix saw 98.8 million total members in the first quarter, a 21% increase over the year-ago period. Annualized domestic customer growth stopped at 8.2%, while international accounts increased by 39%. Ideas On Astute Systems Of Guidance For Curriculum VitaeYou could argue that Netflix broke through the 100 million global benchmark this quarter, but only if you also include 3.9 million subscribers to the red-envelope DVD service.
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