News Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:NWS)

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 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: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NWS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.23
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $8.32B
  • Outstanding Shares: 580,168,000
  • Beta: 1.92
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (25.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/9/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/8/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
11/9/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
11/18/2014Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$23.00View Rating Details
10/20/2014MacquarieUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details
10/15/2014Morningstar Inc.UpgradeView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/5/2015Q116$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.05$0.07$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2015$0.23$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q115$0.03$0.09$2.09 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2014$0.01$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014$0.02$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q4$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.61 EPS


Current Dividend Information for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
Annual Dividend:$0.20
Dividend Yield:1.39%
Payout Ratio:66.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.39% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
12.42% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/27/2015Kevin HalpinCFOSell28,289$17.30$489,399.70View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014James R MurdochDirectorSell613,425$15.64$9,593,967.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Natalie BancroftDirectorBuy1,500$16.86$25,290.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013James R MurdochCEOSell752,000$33.32$25,056,640.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by Staff