Investing in Netflix shares in Pakistan can be done through online investment platforms or working with a broker. Netflix is a global leader in online entertainment content, with a market capitalization of $125.69 billion as of November 2019. Despite having a high debt burden, many analysts predict that the company will resume dividend payments to investors in cash, after a successful year in 2020.
One way to invest in Netflix shares is through a broker who offers trading of assets listed on the NASDAQ trading platform. To choose the best broker, one should gather information about the brokerage firm's activities, including ensuring that the broker operates legally with all the necessary permits and licenses to perform brokerage activities on the stock exchange. Additionally, one should make sure that the trading platform offered by the broker is convenient, check for the amount of commission charged for services provided, and seek feedback from experienced stock market players.
Alternatively, investors can trade the contract for difference (CFD) for Netflix stock and speculate on the difference in the price of the underlying asset without actually owning the asset. CFDs are a financial instrument, usually a contract between a broker and an investor, where one party agrees to pay the other party the difference in the value of the security between the opening and closing of the transaction. CFDs are traded on margin, which allows traders to open larger positions with their initial capital. However, this is considered a short-term investment or trade as CFDs are generally used in a shorter time frame.
Investing in Netflix shares can provide opportunities for long-term capital appreciation, and with the convenience of online investment platforms and brokers, it is now more accessible to households with internet access.