News Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWSA)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $18.17 (42.15% 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 & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price Target$19.00 -> $18.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> 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 Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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 20161$0.11$0.11$0.11
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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.56%
Payout Ratio:-40.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.51% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.71% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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 Trades

Insider Trading History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA)
DateHeadline
07/28/16 08:47 AMRoger Ailes, Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Out As Chairman Of Fox News
07/28/16 07:22 AMThomson Reuters reaffirms outlook despite economic uncertainty -
07/28/16 05:05 AMRealtor.com® expands international reach with global property network - [PR Newswire] - Created by News Corp, REA Group [ASX: REA] and Move, the global property network is the world's largest global real estate listing community, offering more than three million listings from 56 countries. The network consists of 12 leading international real estate sites, attracting more than 200 million visits globally each month.
07/26/16 08:42 AMFox news axes two more executives -
07/24/16 09:44 AMRoger Ailes Exit Prompts Mixed Reactions from Industry
07/22/16 01:41 PM[$$] Roger Ailes: Fall of the cable news guy - [at Financial Times] - The Allen & Company Sun Valley conference draws the media and technology elite to a picturesque corner of Idaho each summer to meet, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. It has earned a reputation as a ...
07/21/16 06:22 PMRoger Ailes steps down from Fox News with $40 million exit package - [at MarketWatch] - Roger Ailes has agreed to resign as Fox News Channel’s chairman and chief executive in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal, ending his successful but controversial tenure at the helm of the cable news ...
07/21/16 05:42 PMFox News Head Ailes Resigns; Murdoch Taking Over -
07/21/16 04:13 PMRoger Ailes Is Out As Head Of Fox News - [at Forbes] - Ailes' resignation comes following days of speculation as to when, not if, Roger Ailes would be forced to step down as chairman and CEO of Fox News.
07/20/16 08:29 AMFox News chief Roger Ailes appears to be on the way out
07/19/16 05:30 PM[$$] Fox Negotiating Exit of Fox News Chief Roger Ailes - [at The Wall Street Journal] - 21st Century Fox is negotiating the exit of Fox News chief Roger Ailes following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former network anchor.
07/18/16 04:42 PMFox News Channel’s parent company responds to report decision was made to oust CEO Roger Ailes -
07/18/16 03:06 PMNews Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:NWSA) : July 18, 2016 -
07/13/16 03:28 PMNews Corp to Report Fiscal 2016 Full Year Earnings - [at noodls] - News Corp to Report Fiscal 2016 Full Year Earnings New York (July 13, 2016) - News Corp will release its full year Fiscal 2016 results on Monday, August 8, 2016. News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson ...
07/13/16 08:02 AMCoverage Initiated on Select Services Stocks -
07/10/16 07:06 AM[$$] Rebekah Brooks reveals her hand for second run at News Corp - [at Financial Times] - These days Rebekah Brooks is keeping a low profile. Two years on from her acquittal of all charges relating to the phone hacking scandal - and 10 months after she returned to head News Corp's British newspaper ...
07/07/16 08:00 AMRealtor.com® and Vivid Seats Data Mash-Up Reveals Top Outdoor Venues Where Home Prices Are a "Hit" - [PR Newswire] - SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Loud neighbors can often be problematic for home owners, but there can be a significant upside in home prices when that neighbor is an outdoor music venue, ...
07/06/16 04:04 PMIn lawsuit, Gretchen Carlson alleges sex harassment at Fox -
07/01/16 05:35 PMHow Will News Corp Be Affected By Brexit?
07/01/16 08:21 AMNews Corp offers to buy UK's Wireless Group for about $296 million
07/01/16 08:21 AMNews Corp offers to buy owner of UK's talkSPORT radio network
07/01/16 08:21 AMNews Corp. Offers 315p In Cash For Each Wireless Share - Quick Facts
07/01/16 08:21 AMNews Corp buys U.K. radio company Wireless Group for $290 million
06/30/16 11:15 PM[$$] News Corp Buys Wireless Group for $296 Million -
06/30/16 07:36 PMPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 1 - [Reuters] - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Mondelez makes $23 bln takeover bid for Hershey News Corp ...
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 ...

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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: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Broadcasting - TV
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWSA
  • CUSIP: 65248E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.95
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 5.89
  • Market Cap: $7.41B
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56 EPS
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