I Bought Netflix and AMD Stock Almost 10 Years Ago — Here’s Why

My thoughts on purchasing them almost a decade ago and why my investment strategy will never change

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Snapshot of trades from 2011. Netflix shares here are pre-split. In 2015, Netflix had a 7-for-1 split, meaning that those shares you see above were multiplied by 7.

The case for AMD and Netflix in 2011.

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Source: Chart courtesy of stockcharts.com. Netflix stock spiraling on news of company splitting. This is post-split prices — multiply the stock price by 7 for it to make sense with my purchase price.
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Source: Netflix 2019 annual report, investor relations.
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Source: Netflix 2011 annual report, investor relations.
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Source: Netflix 2019 annual report, investor relations.
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Source: Chart courtesy of stockcharts.com. AMD’s stock price for four years after I purchased it.

The art of anticipation and the ruse of the analyst.

Market irrationality and the eventual rubberband effect.

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Source: Netflix 2019 annual report, investor relations.

UC Berkeley, mathematics. Los Angeles. Long-time runner. Top writer on Quora, 100M+ total content views. New to Medium. Inquiries: Moumj@berkeley.edu

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