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Netflix Posts Record Q1 Subscriber Gains, Weak Forecast Pushes Stock Down

By April 25, 2019No Comments

Netflix subscriber growth in 2019-Q1:
Projected — 8.9M
Actual — 9.6M

Netflix subscribers (% of total):
International — 88.6M (60%)
Domestic — 60.2M (40%)
Total — 148.9M

Netflix total subscribers (YoY growth):
2019-Q1–148.9M (↑ 25%)

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Michael Beach

Michael Beach

Michael Beach is the Chief Executive Officer of Cross Screen Media, a media analytics and software company that enables marketers to plan, activate, and measure CTV and linear TV at the local level. Michael is also the founder and editor of State of the Screens, a weekly newsletter focused on video advertising that is a must-read for thought leaders in the advertising industry. He has appeared in such publications as PBS Frontline, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Axios, CNBC and Bloomberg, and on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.