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Consensus Ratings for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $18.17 (60.06% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/1/2016FBR & Co.Lower Price TargetOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2016Deutsche BankLower Price Target$19.00 -> $18.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/9/2015Wells FargoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/27/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/15/2014Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$18.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/8/2014Credit AgricoleDowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/30/2014 forward)
Earnings History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/10/2016        
5/5/2016Q3$0.04$0.04$1.93 billion$1.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2016Q2$0.21$0.20$2.14 billion$2.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q116$0.06$0.05$2.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/12/2015Q4$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015Q315$0.07$0.05$2.13 million$2.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q215$0.25$0.26$2.25 billion$2.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q1$0.02$0.09$2.08 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q414$0.03$0.01$2.17 billion$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014Q314$0.03$0.11$2.07 billion$2.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2014Q214$0.20$0.31$2.23 billion$2.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/11/2013Q313$0.07$0.05$2.18 billion$2.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2013Q3 2013$0.35$0.36$9.17 billion$9.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2013Q2 2013$0.42$0.44$9.27 billion$9.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2012Q113$0.38$0.43$8.15 billion$8.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2012$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2012$0.31$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2011$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$0.27$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2011$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.06$0.12$0.09
Q2 20163$0.12$0.16$0.14
Q3 20161$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20162$0.20$0.21$0.21
Q2 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q1 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/11/2016semiannual$0.101.92%3/7/20163/9/20164/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/13/2015special$0.109/14/20159/16/201510/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2013semiannual$0.090.62%3/11/20133/13/20134/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
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Latest Headlines for News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 05:30 AMRR Donnelley Awarded a Multi-Year Agreement to provide Print, Fulfillment and Distribution Services to HarperCollins Publishers - [GlobeNewswire] - CHICAGO, June 29, 2016-- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announces a new multi-year agreement with HarperCollins Publishers which renews and expands the relationship with HarperCollins, a customer of the ...
06/29/16 01:23 AMWest Australian paper tipped to cut jobs - [AAP] - Jobs are expected to go at The West Australian newspaper as parent company Seven West Media seeks to buy News Corporation's The Sunday Times. The ABC says Seven West Media chief executive Chris Wharton has sent an email to staff informing them of future job losses as the newspaper undergoes an organisational restructure. Seven West Media has refused to comment, while the media sector union, the MEAA, says it had no prior warning and is now seeking an urgent meeting with the company.
06/27/16 05:30 PMNews : Launches the Marie Colvin Fellowship at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism
06/27/16 09:46 AMTrump Mixes Politics, Business on Visit to Scotland
06/27/16 08:51 AMNews Corp Launches the Marie Colvin Fellowship at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism - [at noodls] - News Corp Launches the Marie Colvin Fellowship at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism Inaugural fellow will travel to Mexico City to work with The Wall Street Journal New York, NY (June 27, ...
06/23/16 09:00 AMIs Realtor.com For Shopping Or Reading? -
06/22/16 12:25 PM[$$] Fleet Street's European bite remains sharp - [at Financial Times] - Dog bites man is not a story, runs the Fleet Street adage; only a surprise such as "man bites dog" is a story. If anyone thought Fleet Street - as the UK's national newspapers are collectively ...
06/22/16 10:19 AMApple Pays Back E-Book Buyers Following Settlement
06/20/16 09:20 PMAPN set to cut ties to newspaper industry - [AAP] - APN News & Media is cutting its ties to the Australian newspaper industry by offloading its regional publishing operations to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. APN chairman Peter Cosgrove said the $36.6 million sale of the group's Australian Regional Media division represented a "significant milestone" as it focuses on lucrative radio and outdoor advertising. "The divestment of ARM is an historic day for the company as APN has been the custodian of some wonderful newspapers whose community roots go back over 150 years," Mr Cosgrove said on Tuesday.
06/20/16 03:35 PMChart: How Different Age-Groups Consume News -
06/20/16 08:39 AMUnruly, News Corp and Moat Partner to Bring Viewable Vertical Video to Advertisers -
06/19/16 07:22 PMPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 20 -
06/19/16 04:04 PM[$$] Fleet Street rivals join forces to combat slowdown - [at Financial Times] - When Rupert Murdoch paid an unexpected visit to the Daily Telegraph's newsroom in April, it immediately set tongues wagging on Fleet Street. Journalists wondered whether the News Corp executive chairman ...
06/18/16 04:50 PMFox’s Film Studio Head to Step Down Next Year
06/15/16 10:09 AMLagging Demand for Luxury Homes May Mean Deals for Buyers
06/14/16 10:20 AMMACD Bearish Crossover in Downtrending Stocks (NWSA, URBN)
06/14/16 05:19 AMFTSE 100 heads for 4th straight loss as Brexit keeps up the pressure - [at MarketWatch] - U.K. blue-chip stocks are on track for fourth straight loss, as a crop of new polls stoked worries that the U.K. will ditch the European Union.
06/13/16 04:39 PMBritain's Sun newspaper urges readers to vote to quit the EU - [Reuters - UK Focus] - Britain's biggest selling newspaper, The Sun, on Monday endorsed the campaign for the UK to leave the European Union. Britons will vote on June 23 on whether to remain part of the EU, a choice with far-reaching ...
06/13/16 08:00 AMDow Jones and Vestorly Create Content Marketing Product for Financial Professionals and Their Clients - [Marketwired] - Financial advisors can now enhance digital marketing and lead generation efforts with premium news from Dow Jones and tech startup Vestorly's content marketing platformThe product will integrate exclusive, ...
06/09/16 07:22 PMVenture capital legend Tom Perkins dies at 84 - [at MarketWatch] - Thomas Perkins, one of the founding fathers of modern venture capital investing, has died, according to his assistant. He was 84.
06/08/16 05:57 PMServices Sector Equities Under Review - Sirius XM Holdings, Pandora Media, News Corp., and Cumulus Media
06/06/16 05:29 PMHarperCollins Launches Facebook Live Daily Programming
06/06/16 05:29 PMCharles De Vaulx Comments on News Corp
06/06/16 09:00 AMAngelique Bellmer Krembs Joins News America Marketing as Chief Marketing Officer - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- News America Marketing (NAM), the premier marketer and influencer for online and offline shoppers in the U.S. and Canada today announced that Angelique Bellmer Krembs has been named Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Angelique brings with her 22 years of CPG expertise from PepsiCo, where she was known for leading iconic brands including Pepsi, Mountain Dew and SoBe. The appointment comes as News America Marketing looks to build upon its legacy of impactful in-store and at-home media and marketing products, including SmartSource Magazine, and chart the future path of shopper influence.
06/02/16 05:57 PMTribune Publishing Just Changed Its Name to ‘tronc’ - And after News Corp. NWSA 1.00 %, the owner of The Wall Street Journal, split in two, the television and film side of the business took the name 21st Century Fox. FOX 0.54 % The nomenclature change led to frequent mix-ups at the studio, which is still ...
06/01/16 08:29 AMOpen Road’s Jane Friedman Resigns CEO Post - Ms. Friedman is a former CEO of HarperCollins Publishers, which, like The Wall Street Journal, is owned by News Corp. NWSA 0.42 % Open Road, which has raised nearly $30 million in investor capital—and hasn’t yet turned a profit—is looking to new ...
05/31/16 05:49 PMYieldBoost NWSA To 16.6% Using Options - Shareholders of News Corp (Symbol: NWSA) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 1.7% annualized dividend yield can sell the October covered call at the $12 strike and collect the premium based on the 70 cents bid, which annualizes to an ...
05/29/16 05:18 PMClark Estates INC Decreased Stake in News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $3.60 Million as Shares Declined - CCH Daily News - Clark Estates INC Decreased Stake in News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $3.60 Million as Shares DeclinedCCH Daily NewsClark Estates Inc decreased its stake in News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by 10.39% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clark Estates Inc sold 300,000 shares as the company's stock declined 3.33% while stock markets rallied.
05/28/16 05:23 PMAltalis Capital Management LLC Increased News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $8.35 Million as Shares Declined - CCH Daily News - Altalis Capital Management LLC Increased News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $8.35 Million as Shares DeclinedCCH Daily NewsAdam Fox increased its stake in News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by 63.54% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Altalis Capital Management Llc bought 696,100 shares as the company's stock declined 3.33% while stock markets ...and more »
05/28/16 07:54 AMAt G7, Cameron keeps lid on press pack's 'Brexit' probing - In 1992, its front page famously asserted it had won the contest for the Conservatives. Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp (NWSA.O) ultimately owns the paper, takes an active interest in British politics. While the summit’s final declaration included a ...
05/27/16 10:51 PMTribune Publishing Rejects Gannet Acquisition Offer for the Second Time, Shares Dive - With Tribune Publishing now an acquisition target, it remains to be seen whether other companies in the sector, such as New Media Investment Group Inc (NEWM.N), News Corp (NWSA.O) and McClatchy Co (MNI.N), will show an interest. A third scenario is that ...
05/27/16 02:15 AMPerth media deal raises diversity concerns - [Other] - Seven West Media's plan to buy Perth's Sunday Times newspaper and Perth Now website from News Corp has sparked concerns about media diversity. Kerry Stoke's Seven West and Rupert Murdoch's News Australia are also negotiating a news sharing arrangement that will see The West Australian newspaper, owned by Seven West, co-operate with News' daily papers and websites in other capital cities.
05/26/16 10:43 PMFour Studios Won’t Honor Movie-Booking Practice - (21st Century Fox, FOX-0.79 % which owns the studio, and News Corp, NWSA-1.41 % owner of The Wall Street Journal, were until mid-2013 part of the same company.) The change in response could mean some theaters will be able to show titles from the all ...
05/26/16 08:52 PMSeven West to buy Sunday Times from News - [AAP] - Seven West Media plans to buy Perth's Sunday Times newspaper and the Perth Now website from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in a deal reportedly worth up to $15 million. Kerry Stoke's Seven West and News Australia are also looking implement a news sharing arrangement that will see The West Australian newspaper co-operate with News' daily papers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. The West Australian is Perth's only daily metropolitan newspaper, with editions from Monday to Saturday.
05/26/16 05:33 PMPending Home Sales Highest in Decade - Soaring prices may shift buying appetites to more affordable regions, such as the Midwest. News Corp. (NWSA), owner of The Wall Street Journal, also owns Move Inc., which operates a website and mobile products for the National Association of Realtors.
05/26/16 08:45 AMBluemountain Capital Management LLC Increased News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $11.49 Million as Shares ... - CCH Daily News - Bluemountain Capital Management LLC Increased News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by $11.49 Million as Shares ...CCH Daily NewsAndrew Feldstein increased its stake in News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) by 15.94% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bluemountain Capital Management Llc bought 957,265 shares as the company's stock declined 3.33% while ...and more »
05/26/16 07:18 AM1 Out Of Every 10 Americans Wants Gary Johnson As President; But Who Is This Guy!? -
05/25/16 08:00 AMRealtor.com® Simplifies Home Search With Major App Enhancement - [PR Newswire] - Move, Inc. operates the realtor.com® website and mobile experiences, which provide buyers, sellers and renters of homes with the information, tools and professional expertise they need to discover and create their perfect home. News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] acquired Move in November 2014, and realtor.com® quickly established itself as the fastest growing online real estate service provider as measured by comScore.
05/24/16 02:27 PMETF’s with exposure to News Corp. : May 24, 2016 -
05/24/16 02:04 AMAust share market closes lower - [AAP] - The Australian share market has closed lower as investors continue to ponder the possibility of another cut to local interest rates and await the federal election vote on July 2. IG market strategist Evan ...
05/23/16 10:25 AMHow Important Is The Digital Real Estate Segment For News Corp? - News Corp’s digital real estate segment has grown in importance for the company, increasing from 4% of revenues in 2010 to 9% in 2015. Given the company’s focus on the segment, we expect its contribution to total revenues to further increase to 15% by ...
05/21/16 08:51 AMNews Corp (New) (NWSA) Pops 2.86% for May 20 - Equities.com - News Corp (New) (NWSA) Pops 2.86% for May 20Equities.comOne of the S&P 500's big winners for Friday May 20 was News Corp (New) (NWSA) as the company's stock climbed 2.86% to $11.85 on volume of 2.58 million shares. The stock opened at $11.57 and saw an intraday low of $11.53 and an intraday high of ...and more »
05/19/16 10:39 PMRevenue Update on News Corp(NASDAQ:NWSA) - Trade Calls - Revenue Update on News Corp(NASDAQ:NWSA)Trade CallsNews Corp(NASDAQ:NWSA) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q3. The results came in during After-hours on May 5, 2016. Company reported revenue of $1.94B. Analysts estimated a revenue of $1.93B. Earnings per share were $0.04 ...and more »
05/19/16 10:39 PMAmid Turmoil, Broadcasters Bring Back Old Favorites - Fox parent 21st Century Fox FOX-1.21 % and Wall Street Journal-parent News Corp NWSA-0.68 % were part of the same company until mid-2013. While the networks tried to put a happy face on their challenges, one star had a more cynical take. “2016 is still ...
05/19/16 07:37 PMRed Feed, Blue Feed: Liberal vs. Conservative Facebook - [at MarketWatch] - Personal Technology columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler and visual correspondent Jon Keegan discuss a new WSJ graphics tool that illustrates how news on Facebook can differ for liberal and conservative users, ...
05/19/16 05:45 PMTV Networks Banking on Reboots for Future Programming -
05/19/16 05:31 PMNews Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) Given Average Rating of “BUY” by Brokerages - The Point Review - News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) Given Average Rating of “BUY” by BrokeragesThe Point ReviewNews Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) has grabbed the attention from analysts, when it saw a value decrease of -0.68 percent in the last trading session. A total of 6,814,123 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade compared with its average trading ...
05/19/16 05:31 PMUpfront Roundup: The Best Food, Booze, Schmooze and Insults - Shortest presentation OK, we weren’t timing them, but at least it’s all over now. Note: Fox parent 21st Century Fox FOX-1.19 % and Wall Street Journal parent News Corp NWSA-1.03 % were part of the same company until mid-2013.
05/19/16 08:47 AMNews Corp(NASDAQ:NWSA) &Staples, Inc.(NASDAQ:SPLS) Active Runners - Wall Street 24 - News Corp(NASDAQ:NWSA) &Staples, Inc.(NASDAQ:SPLS) Active RunnersWall Street 24On Wednesday, Shares of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA)lost-0.68% to $11.61. The share price is trading in a range of $11.31 – $11.86. The stock exchanged hands with 6.81 Million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 2.71 Million shares. Move, Inc.
05/19/16 05:19 AMSex Lives of the U.K.’s Rich and Famous Stay Private, For Now -
About News Corp

News Corp logoNews Corporation is a diversified media and information services company. The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company's business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, and pay-television (TV) distribution in Australia, that are distributed under the brands, including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Herald Sun, The Sun, The Times, HarperCollins Publishers, FOX SPORTS Australia and realestate.com.au. The Company is a developing provider of digital education content, assessment and delivery services. The Company's business component includes News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, Amplify and Foxtel. In July 2014, it completed the acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Broadcasting - TV
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWSA
  • CUSIP: 65248E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $11.23
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.10
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 4.80
  • Market Cap: $6.51B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS
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