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Where the Netflix Stock Price Trades After NFLX Stock Split

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The Netflix stock price opened at $99.97 today after the company held a 7-for-1 stock split this morning. Through this morning, NFLX shares have gained 104% in 2015.

Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock closed at $702.60 on Tuesday. When a 7-for-1 stock place takes place, the price of the shares are divided by seven.

Here's what the new Netflix stock price means for shareholders and prospective investors...

After Netflix Stock Split, Should I Buy NFLX?

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The Netflix stock split will take place tomorrow (Wednesday, July 15). It's a 7-for-1 stock split, which means investors of record as of July 2 will receive seven shares of Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) for every one they previously owned.

Ahead of the Netflix stock split, shares hit an all-time high of $716.16 on Monday. Now, readers are asking us if they should buy NFLX stock at these high prices.

Here's everything you need to know about the Netflix stock split, including the best way to handle NFLX now...

What the Netflix Stock Split Means for Investors

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A Netflix stock split may be coming as soon as June 9, 2015.

That's when Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) will hold its annual meeting, where investors will vote on the potential NFLX stock split.

NFLX is now up 39.6% in 2015. That compares to gains of just 1.4% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and 2.2% for the S&P 500.

And even though it has vastly outperformed the broader markets in 2015, retail investors should be cautious when dealing with NFLX stock...