FANG - Why Netflix??

Deloitte secguy
Jan 24, 2018 21 Comments

People Are in awe of FANG as employers but I do not understand why put Netflix there?
There are bigger and better companies who are more innovative by a margin than Netflix
E.g. Amazon, MSFT, Tesla, Uber etc.

I feel Netflix is just overrated and does not belong to the FANG prestige


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TOP 21 Comments
  • Cisco pmsucks
    netflix says ..u shop around and give us number and we will beat that package

    they say this is ur package u decide whether u want in bonus or as stock option

    do we have any company has such kick ass scheme ?
    Jan 24, 2018 4
    • Google / Eng ungoogley
      Wait explain that again. I thought Netflix was no stock
      Jan 24, 2018
    • Netflix Djdmdj
      We do have options.

      Default of comp is base + 5% of base in options, and possibility to defer base to discounted options. It’s up to the individual.

      Earnings were fun this week
      Jan 24, 2018
    • PayPal bora
      Your earnings were fun for me too! Liked that bump in my portfolio 😁
      Jan 24, 2018
    • Netflix / Eng ricewater
      No employer can match Netflix in pay, if you put the same percentage of compensation in equity for last 5 yrs. Obviously that depends on stock performance, and history may not repeat.
      Jan 24, 2018
  • Amazon is already the A.

    It's a term made up by Cramer and happens to be the four companies he liked at that time. Nothing more.
    Jan 24, 2018 1
    • VMware / Eng nonamehere
      Yeah exactly. It’s a stupid CNBC term lol
      Jan 24, 2018
  • Uber / Eng
    [πŸ‘ˆ πŸ‘œ πŸ‘‰]

    Uber Eng

    Google, Uber
    [πŸ‘ˆ πŸ‘œ πŸ‘‰]more
    It’s because the acronym without the N may be offensive.
    Jan 24, 2018 1
    • Genentech Rimmer
      I just came here to post this. You beat me to it!
      Jan 26, 2018
  • Oath / Eng L12
    PayPal has grown 100% over the year in case you all didn’t notice.
    Jan 24, 2018 3
    • IBM qidbf3
      Wait what!?

      So now we got

      FAPNG ?
      Jan 24, 2018
    • Don't forget Pinterest and Intel. Seems like you could use this letters, Scrabble master!
      Jan 24, 2018
    • Oath / Eng L12
      What? Pinterest is not public. This is why you don’t see Uber in there.
      Jan 24, 2018
  • Microsoft O2
    It is all about $$. And $$ is one major factor that attracts talent.
    Jan 24, 2018 0
  • CoreLogic / Product

    CoreLogic Product

    Product Manager
    It’s in FAANG because of Cramer’s speculation of being a top tech-oriented performer.

    I think we as a tech community keep NetFlix in high regard because they have ridiculous base salaries.
    Jan 24, 2018 2
    • Funny thing though is I don't see much improvement in Netflix. For all the stars they hire, it's pretty much the same as it was years ago. I'm sure they scaled up their back end to deal with increased traffic, and that likely created a few hard problems. But what else?

      What are all those people doing?
      Jan 24, 2018
    • LinkedIn TyrionL2
      You can say the same thing for FB, LI, SF
      Jan 24, 2018
  • IBM qidbf3
    M Microsoft is coming soon
    If their stock keep going up.
    (It's stock grew almost 30% from last year 70-90)
    Jan 24, 2018 1
    • Microsoft jmGp18
      A little correction, 48% last year, till nowπŸ™ƒ
      Jan 24, 2018
  • CareerBuilder hdTI13
    People are not in awe. Google is not the best place I've ever worked. I think Netflix is fairly impressive as an engineering org based on my limited exposure to them.
    Jan 24, 2018 0
  • Cisco pmsucks
    thats the story with each company here in valley. if they start giving 100k sign on then Microsoft can come back into this league again
    Jan 24, 2018 0


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