Netflix shares are exploding after 1Q earnings

Netflix announced its first quarter numbers for 2015 on Wednesday.

Here are the most important numbers compared to analyst estimates:

Earnings per share: $US0.77 (adjusted) vs. $US0.69 expected.

Revenue: $US1.4 billion vs. $US1.57 billion expected.

Subscribers: 64.77 million vs. 61.44 million forecast

Netflix shares were up by more than 8% in after hours.

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