This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

5 Streaming Services Making the Movies Irrelevant

Netflix (NFLX - Get Report)
Streaming cost: $8 a month

No, Netflix didn't make any friends when it split its DVD and streaming services and doubled the price of the whole package. It didn't make many folks happy when it allowed content partners such as Time Warner (TWX) and Sony (SNE) to withhold "new" releases for months at a time just to build its streaming library.

It's still not making investors happy by inking $300 million-a-year deals such as the one it made with Disney and adding to its more than $5 billion in content-related debt. Guess what? The customers don't care. Netflix's streaming audience has grown from 21.7 million in 2011 to 27.1 million last year. Of its 200 most popular movies and TV shows, 113 aren't on other streaming services. The most any other competitor has is 73.

Right now, Netflix is streaming the Oscar-nominated documentaries How To Survive A Plague, 5 Broken Cameras and The Invisible War. It's not certain how long Netflix can keep streaming prices this low or if exclusivity deals with Time Warner and Disney will pay dividends in the near future, but having the ability to stream a giant catalog of films to dozens of devices just about anywhere has helped Netflix weather a tough two years.
2 of 6

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AMZN $659.59 0.00%
NFLX $90.03 0.00%
WMT $66.87 0.00%
AAPL $93.74 0.00%
FB $117.58 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,773.64 -57.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,065.30 -10.51 -0.51%
NASDAQ 4,775.3580 -29.9330 -0.62%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs