Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) still stands above all the other streaming networks, with 220 million subscribers and $8 billion in revenue. While it tackles these issues from atop its precarious perch, there's a major drawback that it has compared to almost all of its competition -- and it makes owning Netflix stock look a bit risky right now. Let's walk back a few steps to see what led to this situation since Netflix didn't change, but the world has.
Streaming stocks have run out of gas recently, leaving investors with many compelling buying opportunities.
With 220 million paying subscribers, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is still the streamer to beat, but after reporting two consecutive quarters of subscriber losses, its stock price has significantly underperformed the competition. If you're interested in buying streaming stocks but want to learn about alternatives to Netflix, you're in the right place. Three Motley Fool contributors explain why Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD), Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA) (NASDAQ: PARA.A), and Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) could be in a great position to benefit from the streaming battle unfolding right now.