Netflix Notes to Better Cash Flow and 4 Stock Analyses to Track
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): Current Price: $174.92
According to Wedbush, Netflix’s $400 million senior note offering will reduce its interest rates and solve near-term cash flow problems. Wedbush stated that the capital raise shows Netflix’s continuing cost escalation of its streaming agreements, and the firm notes that it will keep having negative cash flow as long as it pursues money losing international expansion. The firm keeps its Underperform rating and $55 price target on the stock.
V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): Current Price: $146.99
Wells Fargo has noted that a number of apparel retailers claimed that their results were hindered by warmer weather than usual, influencing the firm to lower its Q4 EPS estimate and its 2013 EPS estimate for VF Corp. to below consensus levels. The firm does believe that the stock reflects the majority of these concerns and it keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.
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Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS): Current Price: $68.31
According to Stephens, its channel checks showed that Citrix Systems’ Q4 results will be at least in-line with consensus expectations. The firm is convinced that Citrix continues to be well positioned for growth and it keeps its Overweight rating on the stock.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): Current Price: $63.50
Illinois Tool Works reported lower than expected Q4 EPS, but provided in-line 2013 EPS guidance, causing Barrington to think that the company’s stock will perform well as a result of the company’s early cycle exposure to auto and construction sectors. The firm reiterates its Outperform rating and a $70 price target on the stock.
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:NUS): Current Price: $42.97
Nu Skin and Avon (NYSE:AVP) remain top picks for 2013 at Deutsche Bank due to compelling valuations, growth prospects, and lowered expectations.
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